Other Internet sources for pump information:
Fluid Power Journal |
Fluid Power Journal is the official publication of the Fluid Power
Society. Their web site includes many sources for more information.
A non-profit industry
(trade) association established in 1917. HI and its members are "dedicated
to excellence in the engineering, manufacture, and application of pumping equipment.
The Institute has a leading role in the development of pump standards in North
America and worldwide."
Sponsored by Lifewater Canada, a Federally incorporated (Canada) non-profit charitable
organization. Lifewater volunteers build pumps in poor communities around the
world. Their web site contains information about a variety of low-cost, easy-to-maintain,
easy-to-build, human-powered, solar-powered and animal-powered pumps. While most
of them fall into one or two broad categories (lift pumps, ram pumps, etc.), YES,
they describe some pumps I don't have in this glossary (at least, not yet)! A
valuable resource, with links to pump manufacturers and descriptive information
for building pumps. They have been operational since 1994.
Control Network |
Flow Control Network -- A powerful source of fluid handling product and application
information for engineers. Includes searchable database of more than 1,000 companies
and more than 450 product categories. All back issues of Flow Control magazine
are available online and keyword searchable! More than 20,000 registered fluid
handling professionals utilize the Flow Control Network web site.
Pumpbiz.com is a pump
distributor (over 9000 pumps!) and also contains a pump selection program for
automated help in choosing a pump.
Sponsored by Pumps
& Systems Magazine. Includes additional Internet pump connections and
has an enormous amount of pump-related material as well. (J. Robert Krebs reviewed
ALL ABOUT PUMPS and THE HEART, THE ENGINE OF LIFE in the March, 1996 issue of
the printed version of Pumps & Systems.)
KEOHPS -- Knowledge
Engineering on Hydraulics and Pneumatic Systems. The project originated out of
a work intitled "Artificial Intelligence Applied to Fluid Power Design- An Integrating
Approach". This site is available in both English and Portuguese.
PUMP-FLO.com is "the global
pump selection portal". PUMP-FLO.com is a FREE service to all users.
Pumps and Processes magazine
is "devoted to the needs of the mechanics, operators and engineers who work
with pumps". At their web site you can learn about the magazine, view articles
from their current issue, apply for a subscription, contact their staff, etc..
GROUND WATER ASSOCIATION
As described at their web site, "The mission of NGWA is to
enhance the skills and credibility of all ground water professionals, develop
and exchange industry knowledge and promote the ground water industry and understanding
of ground water resources."
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