Fluid Machinery Ownership Costs : Papers Presented at a Seminar Organized by the Fluid Machinery Committee of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and Held at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers on 16 September 1992
These papers, presented at a seminar organized by the Fluid Machinery Committee of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, cover such topics as contradictions and compromises faced when designing feed pumps, a method of improving mechanical seal reliability, long term benefits of higher initial costs in pump and seal selection and low cost compressor sealing options.
- Paperback | 74 pages
- 200 x 250mm | 286g
- 01 Dec 1992
- John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Professional Engineering Publishing
- Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Table of contents
Contradictions and compromises faced when designing feed pumps, J.H. Schill; a method of improving mechanical seal reliability, T.J. David; long-term benefits of higher initial costs in pump and seal selection, A.M.H.S. Thom and O.M.A. Shams; low-cost compressor sealing options, P.T. Cuttance; improving pumping efficiency with variable speed drives, C. McNaught; factors affecting pump total life costs, S.J. Moore; changing the approach to chemical plant machinery maintenance to reduce costs,M.S. Young and A.P. Barrass; the new concepts of effectiveness of through life pump cost management, J.M. Fleming; economical pumping (synopsis only), A. Bolton et al; the application of surface treatments and coatings to minimize wear and corrosion of pump components (synopsis only), M. Watson and A. Davies.