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Author Skousen, Philip L.

Title Valve handbook / Philip L. Skousen.

Published New York : McGraw-Hill, 2011.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM ERC  621.84 SKOU    AVAILABLE
Edition 3rd ed.
Physical description xx, 470 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1 Introduction to Valves 1 -- 1.1 Valve 1 -- 1.2 Valve Classification According to Function 2 -- 1.3 Classification According to Application 8 -- 1.4 Classification According to Motion 13 -- 1.5 Classification According to Port Size 14 -- 1.6 Common Piping Nomenclature 14 -- Chapter 2 Valve Selection Criteria 19 -- 2.1 Valve Coefficients 19 -- 2.2 Flow Characteristics 20 -- 2.3 Shutoff Requirements 34 -- 2.4 Body End Connections 38 -- 2.5 Pressure Classes 46 -- 2.6 Face-to-Face Criteria 48 -- 2.7 Body Material Selection 49 -- 2.8 Gasket Selection 54 -- 2.9 Packing Selection 60 -- Chapter 3 Manual Valves 79 -- 3.1 Introduction to Manual Valves 79 -- 3.2 Manual Plug Valves 81 -- 3.3 Manual Ball Valves 87 -- 3.4 Manual Butterfly Valves 94 -- 3.5 Manual Globe Valves 104 -- 3.6 Manual Gate Valves 111 -- 3.7 Manual Pinch Valves 120 -- 3.8 Manual Diaphragm Valves 126 -- Chapter 4 Control Valves 131 -- 4.1 Introduction to Control Valves 131 -- 4.2 Globe Control Valves 132 -- 4.3 Butterfly Control Valves 159 -- 4.4 Ball Control Valves 172 -- 4.5 Eccentric Plug Control Valves 181 -- Chapter 5 Manual Operators and Actuators 187 -- 5.1 Introduction to Manual Operators and Actuators 187 -- 5.2 Manual Operators 190 -- 5.3 Pneumatic Actuators 198 -- 5.4 Nonpneumatic Actuators 219 -- 5.5 Actuator Performance 225 -- 5.6 Positioners 227 -- 5.7 Auxiliary Handwheels 232 -- 5.8 External Failure Systems 238 -- 5.9 Common Accessories 244 -- Chapter 6 Smart Valves and Positioners 257 -- 6.1 Process Control 257 -- 6.2 Intelligent Systems for Control Valves 267 -- 6.3 Digital Positioners 274 -- Chapter 7 Valve Sizing 277 -- 7.1 Introduction to Valve Sizing 277 -- 7.2 Valve-Sizing Nomenclature 281 -- 7.3 Body Sizing of Liquid-Service Control Valves 287 -- 7.4 Body Sizing of Gas-Service Control Valves 306 -- Chapter 8 Actuator Sizing 319 -- 8.1 Actuator-Sizing Criteria 319 -- 8.2 Sizing Pneumatic Actuators 327 -- 8.3 Sizing Electromechanical and Electrohydraulic Actuators 337 -- Chapter 9 Common Valve Problems 339 -- 9.1 High Pressure Drops 339 -- 9.2 Cavitation 343 -- 9.3 Flashing 366 -- 9.4 Choked Flow 368 -- 9.5 High Velocities 368 -- 9.6 Water-Hammer Effects 369 -- 9.7 High Noise Levels 370 -- 9.8 Noise Attenuation 390 -- 9.9 Emergency Shutdown Applications 413 -- Chapter 10 "Green" Valve Technology and Application 419 -- 10.1 Green Valve Technology 419 -- 10.2 Green Valve Application in EMS Systems 423 -- 10.3 Wastewater Valve Applications 446.
Subject Valves -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
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