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Rescuing valves in distress By Michel Pluviose
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Flows in safety valves, which deeply penetrate the chaotic domain, are remarkable examples of the application of the laws of thermodynamics and fluid mechanics. Incidents and accidents with these... More > devices stem from our lack of understanding about how flows expend their motive power. This area of physics has remained in the shadows. Scientists have been trying for centuries to understand their operation. This book will explore this topic. In certain facilities, fluid flows freely and excites the structure containing it, weakening and sometimes destroying it. To avoid these dangerous zones, the author who has been involved for a long time in the operation of valves, proposes efficient solutions based on a new concept in physics: the principle of worst action.< Less
The Complete Valve Primer – a definitive guide By Michael A. Crabtree M.Sc.
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Research studies within the process industry routinely indicate that the fluid control valve is responsible for 60 to 70% of poor-functioning control systems. This book ‘The Complete Valve... More > Primer – a definitive guide’ is a complete in-depth manual covering all aspects of valve technology and includes more than 140 explanatory drawings – clearly showing the construction of a wide range of valves that includes: control valves; shut-off valves; check valves; and pressure relief and safety valves. A large section is also devoted to covering the fundamental principles of converters, actuators, and positioners. Readers are presented with an insight into flashing, cavitation, noise generation, leakage problems, a complete overview of valve sizing, and the correct procedure for calculating the spring ‘wind-up’. Routine maintenance and repair issues are also covered, as well as diagnostic methodologies for testing for deadband/hysteresis, stick-slip and non-linearity;and signature analysis.< Less
Reduce My Prison Sentence By Stephen Sharp
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The complete prison sentencing book to help understand many of the federal laws that control a prison sentence and time that is actually spent behind bars. Read true testimony about life in federal... More > prison and how to cope and survive a prison sentence. Discover amazing stores and facts inside on the 5K1 Rule, Plea Bargaining, What Your Attorney Doesn't Tell You, Getting to the Halfway House, Safety Relief Valve, Drug Charges, New Crack Cocaine Laws and more.< Less

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Left to Die Left to Die By Wes Rand
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