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Practical Introduction to Pumping Technology

Practical Introduction to Pumping Technology
Practical Introduction to Pumping Technology

Practical Introduction to Pumping Technology by Uno Wahren. A basic guide to pumps from specification to installation, operation, and maintenance. Here is a convenient, concise reference book for pump users, application engineers, technicians, and buyers. It contains, in condensed form, valuable information on selecting centrifugal and positive-displacement pumps for given applications, creating the necessary documentation, choosing equipment manufacturers, and checking vendor data. You will find a complete explanation of the types of pumps and the terms and parameters used in pump applications. This book outlines the data required by the client, engineer, and buyer to obtain a comprehensive quote.

The Contents of Practical Introduction to Pumping Technology

  • Introduction.
  • Parameters.
  • Data Required for Pump Specification.
  • Pump Types. Specifications.
  • Pump Applications.
  • Centrifugal pumps design and application
  • Effects of Viscosity on Pump Performance.
  • Pump Formulas and Head Calculations.
  • Audel Pumps and Hydraulic
  • Net Positive Suction Head (NPSH). Pump Shaft Sealing.
  • Pump Bearings, Lubrication, and Seals. Metallurgy.
  • Pump Drivers. Gears. Pump Controls and Instrumentation.
  • Documentation. Pump Installation. Pump Operation.
  • Troubleshooting. Appendixes: Charts and Specification Sheets; Viscosity Charts; Conversion Factors

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