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Valve Selection Handbook

Valve Selection Handbook
Valve Selection Handbook

Valve Selection Handbook Engineering fundamentals for selecting the right valve design for every industrial flow application by R. W. Zappe. It is a reference book that would give us some professional guidance. The purpose of this book is to assist the Piping Specifying Engineer in the selection of valves for a specific application and that meet the design parameters of the process service. Valve selection is based on function, material suitability, design pressure temperature extremities, plant life, end connections, operation, weight, availability, maintenance, and cost.

Contents of Valve Selection Handbook

  • Introduction
  • Fundamentals of valves
  • Manual Valves selection function and operation
  • Check Valves design
  • Pressure Relief Valves
  • Rupture Discs
  • Types of Actuators
  • Double Block and Bleed Ball Valves
  • Mechanical Locking Devices for Valves

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