Pump Handbook 4th Edition

Pump Handbook 4th Edition (English, Hardcover, Charles Heald, Joseph P. Messina, Igor J. Karassik, Paul Cooper)


Pump Handbook 4th Edition  (English, Hardcover, Charles Heald, Joseph P. Messina, Igor J. Karassik, Paul Cooper)

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  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Tata McGraw - Hill Education
  • ISBN: 9780071460446, 0071460446
  • Edition: 4th, 2007
  • Pages: 1632

Rely on the #1 Guide to Pump Design and Application-- Now Updated with the Latest Technological Breakthroughs

Long-established as the leading guide to pump design and application, the Pump Handbook has been fully revised and updated with the latest developments in pump technology. Packed with 1,150 detailed illustrations and written by a team of over 100 internationally renowned pump experts, this vital tool shows you how to select, purchase, install, operate, maintain, and troubleshoot cutting-edge pumps for all types of uses. The Fourth Edition of the Pump Handbook features:

  • State-of-the-art guidance on every aspect of pump theory, design, application, and technology
  • Over 100 internationally renowned contributors
  • SI units used throughout the book
  • New sections on centrifugal pump mechanical performance, flow analysis, bearings, adjustable-speed drives, and application to cryogenic LNG services; completely revised sections on pump theory, mechanical seals, intakes and suction piping, gears, and waterhammer; application to pulp and paper mills

Inside This Updated Guide to Pump Technology

  • Classification and Selection of Pumps
  • Centrifugal Pumps
  • Displacement Pumps
  • Solids Pumping
  • Pump Sealing
  • Pump Bearings
  • Jet Pumps
  • Materials of Construction
  • Pump Drivers and Power Transmission
  • Pump Noise
  • Pump Systems
  • Pump Services
  • Intakes and Suction Piping
  • Selecting and Purchasing Pumps
  • Installation, Operation, and Maintenance
  • Pump Testing
  • Technical Data

Salient Features

  • Highly recognizable lead authors and over 100 contributors, appealing to professionals, in domestic and international markets. Latest issues and developments on centrifugal pumps and pumping systems. New section on analysis of pump flows as a part of the design process. Added coverage of self-priming pumps. Completely revised section on pump drivers. New section on bearings.
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Book Details
  • McGraw-Hill Professional
Publication Year
  • 2007
Table of Contents
  • List of Contributors
    SI Units--A Commentary
    Chapter 1. Introduction: Classification and Selection of Pumps
    Chapter 2. Centrifugal Pumps
    Chapter 3. Displacement Pumps
    Chapter 4. Solids Pumping
    Chapter 5. Pump Sealing
    Chapter 6. Pump Bearings
    Chapter 7. Jet Pumps
    Chapter 8. Materials of Construction
    Chapter 9. Pump Drivers and Power Transmission
    Chapter 10. Pump Noise
    Chapter 11. Pump Systems
    Chapter 12. Pump Services
    Chapter 13. Intakes and Suction Pumping
    Chapter 14. Selecting and Purchasing Pumps
    Chapter 15. Installation, Operation, and Maintenance
    Chapter 16. Pump Testing
    Appendix: Technical Data

Authored By
  • Charles Heald, Joseph P. Messina, Igor J. Karassik, Paul Cooper
Author Info
  • Igor Karassik held senior positions at the Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation. Joseph Messina has held positions with the Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation and the Electric Power Research Institute. Paul Cooper served as director of research and development for Ingersoll-Rand Research. Charles Heald is former chief engineer and manager of engineering with Ingersoll-Dresser Pump Company.
Series & Set Details
Series Name
  • Handbook
  • 6.27 inch
  • 2.69 inch
  • 2218 g
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