A survey of leak-free centrifugal and positive displacement pumps -- Properties and design criteria for magnetic drives on pumps -- Zero-leakage pumps equipped with permanent magnetic drive -- Leak-free centrifugal pumps in plastic -- ...
Author: G. Vetter
A survey of leak-free centrifugal and positive displacement pumps -- Properties and design criteria for magnetic drives on pumps -- Zero-leakage pumps equipped with permanent magnetic drive -- Leak-free centrifugal pumps in plastic -- Canned-motor pumps : an important contribution to leakage-free operation -- Standardized chemical pump with canned motor in flameproof enclosures -- Canned motor and magnetic drive systems : a comparison -- Reciprocating metering pumps in leak-free design -- Leakage-free metering of fluids in fully automated processes -- Process diaphragm pumps -- Diaphragm compressors -- Liquid ring vacuum pumps and compressors with magnetic drive -- Leak-proof Roots vacuum pumps.
This well-illustrated handbook covers the basic function, performance, and applications for the most widely used pump and compressor types available on the market today.
Author: Marc Borremans
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
A practical guide to the majority of pumps and compressors used in engineering applications Pumps and compressors are ubiquitous in industry, used in manufacturing, processing and chemical plant, HVAC installations, aerospace propulsion systems, medical applications, and everywhere else where there is a need to pump liquids, or circulate or compress gasses. This well-illustrated handbook covers the basic function, performance, and applications for the most widely used pump and compressor types available on the market today. It explains how each device operates and includes the governing mathematics needed to calculate device performance such as flow rates and compression. Additionally, real-world issues such as cavitation, and priming are covered. Pumps & Compressors is divided into two sections, each of which offers a notation of variables and an introduction. The Pumps section covers piston pumps, radial turbopumps, axial turbopumps, rotating pumps, hydraulic pumps, and pumps with driving flow. The Compressors section covers piston compressors, rotating compressors, turbo compressors, ejectors, vacuum pumps, and compressors for cooling purposes. A virtual encyclopedia of all pumps and compressors that describes the mechanics of all devices and the theory, mathematics, and formulas governing their function Allows the reader to develop the skills needed to confidently select the appropriate pump or compressor type and specification for their applications Pumps & Compressors is an excellent text for courses on pumps and compressors, as well as a valuable reference for professional engineers and laymen seeking knowledge on the topic.
Engineering students will find this book bridging the theory to practical applications.
Author: Paresh Girdhar
A comprehensive guide to performance evaluation of pumps and compressors. Includes many solved examples and exercises to clarify concepts.Demonstrates the application of this technique to benchmark the asset performance, troubleshoot problems, size and select new equipment,conduct performance tests and re-rate equipment.Good learning and reference guide for engineers and professionals involved in operation, maintenance, failure analysis, specification and procurement of pumps and compressors. Engineering students will find this book bridging the theory to practical applications.
The fourth volume in this series, Pumps and Compressors is directed to both entry-level personnel and practicing professionals looking for an up-to-date reference book on managing, evaluating, sizing, selecting, installing, operating and ...
Author: Maurice Stewart
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
For over thirty years, the Surface Production Operations Series has taken the guess work out of the design, selection, installation, operation, testing, and troubleshooting of surface production equipment. The fourth volume in this series, Pumps and Compressors is directed to both entry-level personnel and practicing professionals looking for an up-to-date reference book on managing, evaluating, sizing, selecting, installing, operating and maintaining pump and compressor systems. Packed with examples drawn from years of design and field experience, this reference features many charts, tables, equations, diagrams, and photographs to illustrate the basic applications including pump hydraulics, centrifugal and reciprocating compressor applications, compressor performance maps, pump performance curves, pump and compressor testing and installation, and many more critical topics. Packed with practical solutions Surface Production Operations: Pumps and Compressors delivers an essential design and specification reference for today's engineers. Covers application and performance considerations for all types of pumps and compressors Delivers hands-on manual for applying mechanical and physical principles to select and design pump and compressor systems, supported by many tables and diagrams Gives expert advice on how to apply design codes and standards such as API 610, API 674, ANSI B78.1, API 617, API 11P, API RP 14C and the Hydraulic Institute
Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the ?
Author: Volodymyr Martsynkovskyy
Publisher: Trans Tech Publications Ltd
Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the ??V International Scientific and Engineering Conference on Hermetic Sealing, Vibration Reliability and Ecological Safety of Pump and Compressor Machinery (HERVICON+PUMPS 2014), September 9-12, 2014, Sumy, Ukraine. The 52 papers are grouped as follows: Chapter 1: Flowing Parts Hydromechanics, New Designs, Energy and Resource Saving of Pumps and Compressors, Chapter 2: Bearings and Seals, Chapter 3: Strength, Mechanical Vibrations and Reliability, Materials and Technology
Based on the very successful German editions, this English version has been thoroughly updated and revised to reflect the developments of the last years and the latest innovations in the field.
Author: Helmut Bannwarth
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Based on the very successful German editions, this English version has been thoroughly updated and revised to reflect the developments of the last years and the latest innovations in the field. Throughout, the author makes excellent use of real-life examples and highly praised didactics to disseminate his expert knowledge needed by vacuum technology users and engineers in their daily work at industrial plants, as consultants or in design offices. He covers in detail the most modern liquid ring pumps, with chapters dedicated to maintenance, explosion prevention and general procedures for safety at work with this technology. The whole is backed by a large repository of frequently needed technical data, unit conversions, formulae and current industrial, technical and legal norms without drawing on unnecessary complex or theoretical mathematics. The result is the ideal hands-on introduction to vacuum technology, ranging from fundamentals to in-depth expert knowledge on liquid-ring vacuum pumps.
Centrifugal Compressor and Pump Selection enables chemical process and mechanical machinery engineers to establish the type, leading design features, and performance of suitable compressors or pumps to satisfy specific process requirements.
Author: David Midgley
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
A concise guide for chemical process engineers, plant engineers, and mechanical machinery engineers for selecting pumps and compressors via included computer simulation programs. Centrifugal Compressor and Pump Selection enables chemical process and mechanical machinery engineers to establish the type, leading design features, and performance of suitable compressors or pumps to satisfy specific process requirements. Downloadable Excel/Visual Basic open-source programs are included in this practical resource. Divided into two distinct parts: The Selection of Centrifugal Compressors; and The Selection of Centrifugal Pumps Theories, algorithms, and methods employed in selection criteria Excel/Visual Basic open-source simulation programs aid in the selection of pumps and compressors under selectable parameters Provides means to confirm and validate a vendor’s prediction of performance, as well as a clearer understanding of how the vendor arrived at predicted performance Appendix of Drivers for Compressors and Pumps
The methodology presented in this book is not a rigid “cook book” approach but rather a flexible and dynamic process aimed at exploring process plant machines holistically, in order uncover the true nature the problem at hand.
Author: Robert X. Perez
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Process machines are critical to the profitability of processes. Safe, efficient and reliable machines are required to maintain dependable manufacturing processes that can create saleable, on-spec product on time, and at the desired production rate. As the wards of process machinery, we wish to keep our equipment in serviceable condition. One of the most challenging aspects of a machinery professional or operator’s job is deciding whether an operating machine should be shut down due to a perceived problem or be allowed to keep operating. If he or she wrongly recommends a repair be conducted, the remaining useful machine life is wasted, but if he or she is right, they can save the organization from severe consequences, such as product releases, fires, costly secondary machine damage, etc. This economic balancing act is at the heart of all machinery assessments. Troubleshooting is part science and part art. Simple troubleshooting tables or decision trees are rarely effective in solving complex, real-world machine problems. For this reason, the authors want to offer a novel way to attack machinery issues that can adversely affect the reliability and efficiency of your plant processes. The methodology presented in this book is not a rigid “cook book” approach but rather a flexible and dynamic process aimed at exploring process plant machines holistically, in order uncover the true nature the problem at hand.
Forsthoffer's Rotating Equipment Handbook: Compressors is the third title in the five volume set. The volumes are: 1. Fundamentals of Rotaing Equipment; 2. Pumps; 3. Compressors; 4. Auxiliary Systems; 5.
Author: William E. Forsthoffer
Over recent years there have been substantial changes in those industries which are concerned with the design, purchase and use of special purpose (ie critical, high-revenue) rotating equipment. Key personnel have been the victims of early retirement or have moved to other industries: contractors and end-users have reduced their technical staff and consequently have to learn complex material 'from scratch'. As a result, many companies are finding that they are devoting unnecessary man hours to the discovery and explanation of basic principles, and having to explain these to clients who should already be aware of them. In addition, the lack of understanding by contractors and users of equipment characteristics and operating systems often results in a 'wrong fit' and a costly reliability problem. Forsthoffer's Rotating Equipment Handbooks: Compressors provides detailed coverage of characteristics, types, operation in a process system, (using the concept of required and produced gas head) performance relationships, selection, what determines the turbo compressor curve shape, surge/stall/stonewall, the effects of fouling, the design basis of journal and thrust bearings, balance drums, seals, critical speeds, control and protection guidelines, series and parallel operation, component condition monitoring, troubleshooting and many other aspects. Forsthoffer's Rotating Equipment Handbook: Compressors is the third title in the five volume set. The volumes are: 1. Fundamentals of Rotaing Equipment; 2. Pumps; 3. Compressors; 4. Auxiliary Systems; 5. Reliability Optimization through Component Condition Monitoring and Root Cause Analysis'. * One of a five volume set which is the distillation of many years of on-site training by a well-known US Engineer who also operates in the Middle East. * A Practical book written in a succinct style and well illustrated throughout.