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Author Yedidiah, S.

Title Centrifugal pump user's guidebook : problems and solutions / Sam Yedidiah.

Published New York : Chapman & Hall, [1996]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store Engin  621.67 YEDI    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 387 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-377) and index.
Contents Pt. I. Introduction. 1. Rotodynamic Pumps. 2. Performance Characteristics of Centrifugal Pumps. 3. Classification of Centrifugal Pumps -- Pt. II. Performance Factors. Ch. 4. Effects of Free Air in the Pumped Liquid. Ch. 5. Cavitation. Ch. 6. Cavitation in Centrifugal Pumps. Ch. 7. Losses of Energy. Ch. 8. Effects of Temperature and Viscosity on Pump Performance. Ch. 9. Recirculation. Ch. 10. Axial and Radial Thrust and Balancing. Ch. 11. Miscellaneous Factors that Affect Pump Performance -- Pt. III. Problems Encountered with Centrifugal Pumps. Ch. 12. Testing. Ch. 13. Pump Performance at Reduced NPSH. Ch. 14. Pumping System Layout. Ch. 15. Installation, Handling, and Operation of Pumps and Pumping Systems. Ch. 16. Problems with Bearings. Ch. 17. Sealing Rotating Parts. Ch. 18. Miscellaneous Studies. Ch. 19. Problems Related to Specific Circumstances. Ch. 20. Special Cases that have Proven Very Difficult to Solve -- Pt. IV. Solving Pump Problems.
Ch. 21. Solving Problems Prior to Visiting the Site. Ch. 22. Conclusions Drawn from Visual Inspection of Failed Parts. Ch. 23. On-Site Inspection and Testing -- Pt. V. Eliminating Pump Problems and Modifying Performance. Ch. 24. Remedial Methods. Ch. 25. The Effects of Speed and Impeller OD on Pump Performance. Ch. 26. The Effects of Reducing the Impeller Width. Ch. 27. Modifying the Casing Geometry. Ch. 28. Various Methods of Altering Pump Performance -- Pt. VI. A Glimpse of the Future. Ch. 29. New Findings Concerning the Mode of Operation of Rotodynamic Impellers. Ch. 30. Some Future Applications of the Presented Theory -- Appendix A. Checklist of Problems with Centrifugal Pumps and their Causes -- Appendix B. Tables.
Subject Centrifugal pumps -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
ISBN 041299111X