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Pumping

Fundamentals for the Water and Wastewater Maintenance Operator, 1st Edition

By Frank R. Spellman, Joanne Drinan

CRC Press

232 pages

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Description

This is the only book series devoted to explaining the full range of specialized areas required of water and wastewater plant operators. Each volume is designed to give operators the basic knowledge of a subject needed for certification, licensure, and improved job performance. Checkpoints, self-tests and a final examination with questions based on actual operator certification exams provide a practical review. All books are clearly illustrated with key ideas and highlighted points throughout

Pumping: This text provides information on pump fundamentals and applications, and introduces preventive maintenance and troubleshooting for hydraulic pumps. It explains both centrifugal and positive-displacement pumps. It also covers common problem areas and corrective actions, such as how to maintain packing and mechanical seals.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

oArchimedes' Screw

oSelf Test

BASIC WATER HYDRAULICS

oIntroduction

oDefinitions

oBasic Principles of Water Hydraulics

oBasic Pumping Calculations

oPump Characteristic Curves

oPumps in Series and Parallel

oConsiderations for Pumping Wastewater

oTypes of Pumps Used in Water/Wastewater Treatment

oSelf Test

INTRODUCTION TO CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS

oIntroduction

oCentrifugal Pump Description

oCentrifugal Pump Theory

oCentrifugal Pump Types

oCentrifugal Pump Characteristics and Performance Curves

oAdvantages/Disadvantages of a Centrifugal Pump

oCentrifugal Pump Water/Wastewater Applications

oSelf Test

CENTRIFUGAL PUMP COMPONENTS

oIntroduction

oCasing

oImpeller

oWear Rings

oShafts, Sleeves, and Couplings

oStuffing Box And Seals

oBearings

oSelf Test

CENTRIFUGAL PUMP: OPERATIONAL PROCEDURES

oIntroduction

oCentrifugal Pump: Installation

oCentrifugal Pumps: Startup

oCentrifugal Pump: Normal Operation

oCentrifugal Pump: Shut Down

oCentrifugal Pump: Priming

oCentrifugal Pump: Backflushing

oSelf Test

CENTRIFUGAL PUMP: MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES

oIntroduction

oPump and Motor Lubrication

oPacking and Seal Replacement

oPump and Motor Bearing Inspection

oShaft and Coupling Alignment

oRemoval of Obstructions

oSelf Test

CENTRIFUGAL PUMP: PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

oIntroduction

oCentrifugal Pump: Daily Maintenance

oCentrifugal Pump: Weekly Maintenance

oCentrifugal Pump: Monthly Maintenance

oCentrifugal Pump: Semi-Annual Maintenance

oSelf Test

CENTRIFUGAL PUMP: LUBRICATION

oIntroduction

oPurpose of Lubrication

oLubrication Requirements

oLubrication Procedures

oSelf Test

CENTRIFUGAL PUMP: TROUBLESHOOTING

oIntroduction

oThe Troubleshooter

oTroubleshooting: What Is It?

oGoals of Troubleshooting

oThe Troubleshooting Process

oTroubleshooting the Centrifugal Pump

oSelf Test

CENTRIFUGAL PUMP: MODIFICATIONS

oIntroduction

oSubmersible Pumps

oRecessed Impeller or Vortex Pumps

oTurbine Pumps

oSelf Test

POSITIVE-DISPLACEMENT PUMPS

oIntroduction

oReciprocating Pumps

oRotary Pumps

oSpecial Purpose Pumps

FINAL COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION

Appendix A: Answers to Self Tests

Appendix B: Answers to Final Comprehensive Examination

Index

About the Series

Fundamentals for the Water and Wastewater Main Operator Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply