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Centrifugal Pumps Pump Types

Author Name: Ravindra Padalkar | Format: Paperback | Genre : Reference & Study Guides | Other Details

This book is written for the common man who has the curiosity to know about centrifugal pumps. This book will be useful for the engineering students and also for the industrial professionals who use centrifugal pumps in their plants. Pump types are explained in a very short and simple manner.

Technical jargon is avoided as far as possible. Minimum technical terms required to have a better understanding of the subject are also explained. After describing all types of pumps, a chapter on the selection of pumps at the end describes how they are selected.

First published in 2019, three new chapters are now added.

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Ravindra Padalkar

A mechanical engineering graduate from the College of Engineering, Pune, the author has a wide experience in design and development, factory management and turnkey projects in the field of centrifugal pumps and pumping systems. The author has made his career in this field with more than 40 years of experience. Thorough knowledge and varied experience of the subject won him many laurels like the national award for indigenous development of 200 kW canned motor pumps. 

His suggestions have reduced the number of pumping stations from 7 to 5, resulting in saving 15 MW of power. He is a certified energy auditor of Govt. of India and took steps in energy conservation in many industries. His notable contributions are the largest pumping system in India for Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd., sodium pumps for Fast Breeder Nuclear Reactor for the first time in India, development of a pump for critical application for BARC to simulate various conditions in the reactor and collect the experimental data, etc.



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