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Author Nelik, Lev.

Title Centrifugal and rotary pumps : fundamentals with applications / Lev Nelik
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, [1999]
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Description 1 online resource (137 pages) : illustrations
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Classification of Pumps -- Ch. 3. Concept of a Pumping System -- Ch. 4. Centrifugal Pump -- Fundamentals -- Ch. 5. Gear Pumps -- Fundamentals -- Ch. 6. Multiple-Screw Pumps -- Ch. 7. Progressing Cavity (Single-Screw) Pumps -- Ch. 8. Metering Pumps -- Ch. 9. The Advantages of Rotary Pumps -- Ch. 10. Case History #1 -- Double-Suction Centrifugal Pump Suction Problems -- Ch. 11. Case History #2 -- Lube Oil Gear Pump: Noise and Wear Reduction -- Ch. 12. Case History #3 -- Progressing Cavity Pump Failures -- Ch. 13. Troubleshooting "Pointers" as Given by Interviewed Pump Users and Plant Personnel -- Ch. 14. Application Criteria and Specification Parameters -- Ch. 15. Closing Remarks -- App. B. Conversion Formulas -- App. C. Rotary Pump Coverage Guide
Summary Centrifugal and Rotary Pumps offers both professionals and students a concise reference detailing the design, performance, and principles of operation of the different pumps types defined by the Hydraulic Institute. From historical background to the latest trends and technological developments, the author focuses on information with real-world practicality and techniques you can implement immediately. Beginning with the fundamentals, the text then shifts to real field cases that address applications, pumpage, system interaction, reliability, failure analysis, and practical solutions. By including specification parameters and criteria for the application of various pumps, this comprehensive book provides necessary and timely material that plant engineers, maintenance staff, operators can use and share with colleagues
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-132) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Centrifugal pumps.
Rotary pumps.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1420049720 (electronic bk.)
9781420049725 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)