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High-Vacuum Technology

A Practical Guide, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

By Marsbed H. Hablanian


568 pages

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Hardback: 9780824798345
pub: 1997-03-31
eBook (VitalSource) : 9780203751923
pub: 2017-11-13
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Offering a basic understanding of each important topic in vacuum science and technology, this book concentrates on pumping issues, emphasizes the behavior of vacuum pumps and vacuum systems, and explains the relationships between pumps, instrumentation and high-vacuum system performance. The book delineates the technical and theoretical aspects of the subject without getting in too deep. It leads readers through the subtleties of vacuum technology without using a dissertation on mathematics to get them there. An interesting blend of easy-to-understand technician-level information combined with engineering data and formulae, the book provides a non-analytical introduction to high vacuum technology.


"…a very useful, well-presented text…clearly written and supported with necessary references…contains numerous schematic diagrams, data tables and principle equations…This book will be of immense use for all people working in vacuum science and related areas."

-Bulletin of Electrochemistry

"…an excellent presentation…covers all aspects of vacuum technology…in a very readable style with appropriate emphasis on fundamental principles and practical operation of vacuum devices and systems."

-Physics in Canada

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Table of Contents


Properties of Gases

Fluid Flow and Pumping Concepts

Vacuum Systems

Coarse Vacuum Pumps

Vapor Jet (Diffusion) Pumps

Turbomolecular Pumps

Cryogenic Pumps

Gettering and Ion Pumping

Overloading of Vacuum Pumps

Ultrahigh Vacuum

Vacuum Gauges and Gas Analyzers

Leak Detection


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Mechanics / General