European Pumps and Pumping is structures in such a way tohelp the reader to build his or her knowledge of the many subjectswheather or not they are novice or specialist pump engineers. Ittakes the non-specialist pump engineer through the basic languageof pumps and onto the broad catagories available. Intallationproblems are discussed, as is the control of the system. The bookthen moves into the ancillary, but still important areas of shaftsealing and drivers. Finally it deals with pumping economics andgives a rapid selection procedure.
European Pumps and Pumping is not just a summary of thesubject, but a detailed presentation of the factors to be takeninto account whatever the reader's role in the pumped system. It isboth a textbook and reference book.
Bryan Edward Nesbitt is an automobile designer and currently head of General Motors Corporation International Operations Design, based in Shanghai, China. Nesbitt is also brand chairman for Wuling and Baojun, two automakers with which GM joint ventures.
The properties of liquids; liquid flow; pump types; pump and piping systems; flow regulaton; pump materials; process seals; shaft couplings; ancillary equipment; quality assurance; installation and maintenance; pump economics; pump selection; cast studies; pump classfication guide and guide to manufacturers and suppliers; units and conversions; useful pump terms translated.