New literature: “Harms on pumps and systems”

Handbook for the operation of circulating pumps

Author: Thomas Merkle,

98 illustrations, 20 tables, 10 graphics, 23 diagrams

Harms on pumps and systems are results of very different causes. By considering some important facts on a very correct operation, a breakdown of pumps can be prevented. By analyzing harms on circulating pumps, it is not as easy as to find straight the fault. Very different reasons are causing troubles or breakdowns. The book gives an total overview about operating circulating pumps also about condition monitoring, preventive maintenance, life cycle costs, energy savings and economic aspects by operating circulating pumps .

The books content is not about design of pumps but about pumps in operation. Specifically it’s written about harms and breakdowns and how to prevent breakdowns.  The book is a combination of theoretical basics and practical experience by analysing harms and gives an total overview about operating, condition monitoring, preventive maintenance, life cycle costs, energy savings and economic aspects.

The author has some decades experience in flow technology and energy technology, from research & development, design up to planning and operation of pumps and systems. Since more than twelve years, he is employed as chief engineer at a company in pump technology in Germany. The experience of the past years are including research, tests and studies about harms and wear on pumps. Acquired solutions are finally summarized in this book.

Price: 35,95 Euro, ISBN 978-0-444-63366-8, ca.140 pages

www.elsevier.com

February 2014

 

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