Control Valves is the most complete and up-to-date reference book on Control Valves that ISA has published. Ten years in the making, It incorporates the work of 21 individual authors and covers the broad spectrum of models, applications and consequences of valve systems. This book belongs in every measurement and control library, offering both encyclopedia coverage and practical tips. Control Valves offers solutions to problems involving the body assemblies, actuators and accessories of control valves, as well as an overview of valve design and construction. It includes discussions of applications, safety, troubleshooting, maintenance, testing, standards, valve-related computer programs, and regulators, as well as specific considerations that should assist instrument engineers in the selection of the best valve body, actuator and accessories for their applications. Though the contributors focus on the particular industries that best show-case their own expertise, chapters are cross-referenced so that readers will be aware of other points of view and related considerations in other industries. Contents: Introduction to Control Valves History of Control Valves Terminology Valve Bodies Valve Actuators Sizing Cavitation and Flashing Control Valve Noise Valve Trim Valve Features Materials for Valves Valve Applications Safety Valve Selection Accessories Installation Valve Troubleshooting Case Histories Maintenance Valve Testing Codes and Standards Computerized Valve Sizing Regulators Bibliography Index.