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Pump Handbook
Fourth edition
by Igor Karassik

Long-established as the leading guide to pump design and application, the Pump Handbook has been fully revised and updated with the latest developments in pump technology.

Packed with 1,150 detailed illustrations and written by a team of over 100 internationally renowned pump experts, this vital tool shows you how to select, purchase, install, operate, maintain, and troubleshoot cutting-edge pumps for all types of uses.

The Fourth Edition of the Pump Handbook features:

  • State-of-the-art guidance on every aspect of pump theory, design, application, and technology
  • Over 100 internationally renowned contributors
  • SI units used throughout the book
  • New sections on centrifugal pump mechanical performance, flow analysis, bearings, adjustable-speed drives, and application to cryogenic LNG services; completely revised sections on pump theory, mechanical seals, intakes and suction piping, gears, and waterhammer; application to pulp and paper mills

Contents

SI Units--A Commentary

  1. Introduction: Classification and Selection of Pumps
  2. Centrifugal Pumps
  3. Displacement Pumps
  4. Solids Pumping
  5. Pump Sealing
  6. Pump Bearings
  7. Jet Pumps
  8. Materials of Construction
  9. Pump Drivers and Power Transmission
  10. Pump Noise
  11. Pump Systems
  12. Pump Services
  13. Intakes and Suction Pumping
  14. Selecting and Purchasing Pumps
  15. Installation, Operation, and Maintenance
  16. Pump Testing

Appendix: Technical Data
Index

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Pump Handbook
Fourth edition
by Igor Karassik, Joseph Messina
Paul Cooper, Charles Heald

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