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Valves manual international : handbook of valves and actuators

Author: Brian Nesbitt
Publisher: Oxford ; Burlington, MA : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Industries which use pumps, seals and pipes will almost certainly also use valves in their systems. Someone in each industry needs to be able to design, purchase or maintain the right valve for the job in hand, and that can amount to a lot of valves world-wide. Here is a single resource which is aimed at those designers and end users, plus their engineering staff. Brian Nesbitt is a well-known consultant with a  Read more...
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Valves manual international.
Oxford ; Burlington, MA : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007
(OCoLC)608019353
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Nesbitt
ISBN: 9781856174947 1856174948
OCLC Number: 123114669
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xxiv, 546 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: 1. Definitions and abbreviations --
2. Propieties of fluids --
3.- Isolating Valves --
4.- Non-return valves --
5. Regulators --
6. Control valves --
7. Safety relief valves --
8. Valve and pipe sizing --
9. Piping and connectors --
10. Noise in valves. --
11. Valve stem sealing --
12. Actuators --
13. Valve materials --
14. Instrumentation and ancillaries --
15. Quality, inspection and testing --
16. Standards and specifications --
17. Installation and maintenance --
18. Some applications and solutions --
19. Valve and actuator selection --
20. Fluid properties & conversions --
Buyers' guide --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Brian Nesbitt.

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