10. Section 10: Fluid Equipment

  1. Clifford Matthews

Published Online: 19 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119967958.ch10

Engineers' Data Book, Fourth Edition

Engineers' Data Book, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Matthews, C. (2012) Section 10: Fluid Equipment, in Engineers' Data Book, Fourth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119967958.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119976226

Online ISBN: 9781119967958

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Keywords:

  • fluid equipment;
  • steam, gas turbines, for power generation, propulsion;
  • gas turbine propulsion terminology;
  • refrigeration systems, and vapour compression refrigeration cycle;
  • useful standards;
  • diesel engines, and performance criteria;
  • heat exchangers, parallel and counterflow types;
  • centrifugal pumps, of various types;
  • net positive suction head (NPSH);
  • impeller types, impeller shape and pump's efficiency

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Turbines

  • Refrigeration systems

  • Diesel engines

  • Heat exchangers

  • Centrifugal pumps

  • Impeller types