The Hydraulic Handbook is a publication ofFairbanks Morse Pump,
Member of Pentair PumpGroup, compiled as an aid to the multitude of engineerswho plan the installation
andto plant managers and operators who are responsiblefor the efficient functioning
this machinery.We have attempted to include enough of thefundamental principals of pumping to refresh thememories
those who work with pump applicationsat infrequent intervals.
included are tables, dataand general information which we hope will be
valueto everyone who plans pumping equipment for publicworks, industry or agriculture.Much of the material in the Hydraulic Handbook hasbeen published previously and is reassembled in thissingle volume for your convenience. We sincerelyappreciate permission to reprint
as generously grantedby the Hydraulic Institute and others.