Practical Hydraulic Systems Operation and Troubleshooting for Engineers and Technicians

Author: Ravi Doddannavar
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080455488
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Whatever your hydraulic applications, Practical Hydraulic Systems: Operation & Troubleshooting For Engineers & Technicians will help you to increase your knowledge of the fundamentals, improve your maintenance programs and become an excellent troubleshooter of problems in this area. Cutaways of all major components are included in the book to visually demonstrate the components' construction and operation. Developing an understanding of how it works leads to an understanding of how and why it fails. Multimedia views of the equipment are shown, to give as realistic a view of hydraulic systems as possible. The book is highly practical, comprehensive and interactive. It discusses Hydraulic Systems construction, design applications, operations, maintenance, and management issues and provides you with the most up-to-date information and Best Practice in dealing with the subject. * A focus on maintenance and troubleshooting makes this book essential reading for practising engineers. * Written to cover the requirements of mechanical / industrial and civil engineering. * Cutaway diagrams demonstrate the construction and operation of key equipment.

Pump User s Handbook

Author: Heinz P. Bloch
Publisher: The Fairmont Press, Inc.
ISBN: 0881734535
Format: PDF
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Simply put, this book explains what exactly needs to be done if a facility wants to progress from being a one, two or three year pump MTBF plant, and wishes to join the leading money-making facilities that today achieve a demonstrated pump MTBF of 8.6 years.

Firefighter s Handbook

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Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 9781401835750
Format: PDF
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This full-color second edition features up-to-date, vital information on today’s fire service combined with current hazardous materials and terrorism coverage — in one all-inclusive volume! Firefighter’s Handbook: Essentials of Firefighting and Emergency Response 2E, highlights all the critical details that apply to the job of today’s firefighter, from the basic requirements of Firefighter I and II, to hazardous materials awareness and operations, to incidents involving terrorism. The comprehensive format provides a welcome alternative to using numerous manuals to train students for the Firefighter I and II and Hazardous Operations levels. Clear and consistent content that is compliant with the 2002 edition of the NFPA 1001 Standard makes this a must-have training aid and resource for every firefighter.

Practical Introduction to Pumping Technology

Author: Uno Wahren
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN: 9780884156864
Format: PDF
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Front Cover; Practical Introduction to Pumping Technology; Copyright Page; Chapter 1. Parameters; Chapter 2. Pump Calculations; Chapter 3. Required Data for Specifying Pumps; Chapter 4. Pump Types; Chapter 5. Specifications; Chapter 6. Pump Curves; Chapter 7. Effects of Viscosity on Pump Performance; Chapter 8. Vibration; Chapter 9. Net Positive Suction Head (NPSH); Chapter 10. Pump Shaft Sealing; Chapter 11. Pump Bearings; Chapter 12. Metallurgy; Chapter 13. Pump Drivers; Chapter 14. Gears; Chapter 15. Couplings; Chapter 16. Pump Controls; Chapter 17. Instrumentation.

Pump Characteristics and Applications Third Edition

Author: Michael Volk
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466563095
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Providing a wealth of information on pumps and pump systems, Pump Characteristics and Applications, Third Edition details how pump equipment is selected, sized, operated, maintained, and repaired. The book identifies the key components of pumps and pump accessories, introduces the basics of pump and system hydraulics as well as more advanced hydraulic topics, and details various pump types, as well as special materials on seals, motors, variable frequency drives, and other pump-related subjects. It uses example problems throughout the text, reinforcing the practical application of the formulae and analytical presentations. It also includes new images highlighting the latest generation of pumps and other components, explores troubleshooting options, and incorporates relevant additions into the existing chapters. What’s New in This Edition: Includes more than 150 full-color images which significantly improve the reader’s ability to understand pump drawings and curves Introduces a new chapter on pump case studies in a format that provides case study background, analysis, solutions, and lessons learned Presents important new updates and additions to other chapters Includes a ten-step procedure for determining total pump head Discusses allowable and preferred operating ranges for centrifugal pumps Provides charts covering maximum and normally attainable pump efficiencies, performance corrections for slurry pumps, and mechanical seal flush plans Pump Characteristics and Applications, Third Edition is appropriate for readers with all levels of technical experience, including engineering and pump industry professionals, pump operators and maintenance technicians, upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in mechanical engineering, and students in engineering technology programs.

Working Guide to Pump and Pumping Stations

Author: E. Shashi Menon
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN: 1856178293
Format: PDF
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Working Guide to Pumps and Pumping Stations: Calculations and Simulations discusses the application of pumps and pumping stations used in pipelines that transport liquids. It provides an introduction to the basic theory of pumps and how pumps are applied to practical situations using examples of simulations, without extensive mathematical analysis. The book begins with basic concepts such as the types of pumps used in the industry; the properties of liquids; the performance curve; and the Bernoullis equation. It then looks at the factors that affect pump performance and the various methods of calculating pressure loss in piping systems. This is followed by discussions of pump system head curves; applications and economics of centrifugal pumps and pipeline systems; and pump simulation using the software PUMPCALC. In most cases, the theory is explained and followed by solved example problems in both U.S. Customary System (English) and SI (metric) units. Additional practice problems are provided in each chapter as further exercise. This book was designed to be a working guide for engineers and technicians dealing with centrifugal pumps in the water, petroleum, oil, chemical, and process industries. Calculations for their selection, sizing and power output Case studies based on the author’s 35 years of field experience Covers all types of pumps Simplified models and simulations

Pump Characteristics and Applications Second Edition

Author: Michael Volk
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420028359
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This hands-on reference offers a practical introduction to pumps and provides the tools necessary to select, size, operate, and maintain pumps properly. It highlights the interrelatedness of pump engineering from system and piping design to installation and startup. This updated second edition expands on many subjects introduced in the first edition and also provides new in-depth discussion of pump couplings, o-rings, motors, variable frequency drives, pump life-cycle cost, corrosion, and pump minimum flow. Written by an acclaimed expert in the field, Pump Characteristics and Applications, Second Edition is an invaluable day-to-day reference for mechanical, civil, chemical, industrial, design, plant, project, and systems engineers; engineering supervisors; maintenance technicians; and plant operators. It is also an excellent text for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in departments of mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology, or engineering technology. About the Author Michael W. Volk, P.E., is President of Volk & Associates, Inc., Oakland, California (www.volkassociates.com), a consulting company specializing in pumps and pump systems. Volk's services include pump training seminars; pump equipment evaluation, troubleshooting, and field testing; expert witness for pump litigation; witnessing of pump shop tests; pump market research; and acquisition and divestiture consultation and brokerage. A member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and a registered professional engineer, Volk received the B.S. degree (1973) in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana, and the M.S. degree (1976) in mechanical engineering and the M.S. degree (1980) in management science from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.