|Introduction to Control
History of Control Valves
Sizing,, Cavitation and
Materials for Valves: Valve
Safety Valve Selection
Codes and Standards
Computerized Valve Sizing
|by Guy Borden, Jr., 734pp.,
1998, ISBN: 1556175655R
Valves is the most complete and up-to-date reference book on Control
Valves that ISA has published.
Ten years in the making, and over 700
pages in length, it incorporates the work of twenty-one individual authors that
cover the broad spectrum of models, applications and consequences of valve
This book belongs in every measurement
and control library, offering both encyclopedic coverage and practical tips.
Valves offers solutions to problems involving the body assemblies,
actuators and accessories of control valves, as well as an overview of valve
design and construction.
It includes discussions of applications,
safety, troubleshooting, maintenance, testing, standards, valve-related computer
programs, and regulators, as well as specific considerations that should assist
instrument engineers in the selection of the best valve body, actuator and
accessories for their applications.
|About the Editor: Guy
Borden, Jr., has over 40 years involvement with control valves, including
20 with control valve manufacturers. He has been an ISA member since 1959,
served on the SP75 Control Valves Standards Committee, and as Director
of 159s Process Measurement and Control Division, He holds degrees in chemical
engineering from the University of Texas and the University of Michigan.
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