• Igor J. Karassik
  • Terry McGuire


Except for small domestic pumps such as hot water circulators and cellar drainers, the successful installation of a pump has two phases: designing the installation and physically installing the pump and associated equipment in the field. Projects involving large pumps or a large number of pumps, such as power plants, refineries, and large water or sewage installations, have, of necessity, a great deal of the installation design finalized before even writing the specification.


Sound Pressure Level Centrifugal Pump Cavitation Erosion Suction Pressure Expansion Joint 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Igor J. Karassik
    • 1
  • Terry McGuire
    • 1
  1. 1.Ingersoll-Dressor Pump CompanyUSA

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