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Foundations of Vacuum Science and Technology

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Publisher Comments:

An indispensable resource for scientists and engineers concerned with high vacuum technology

Vacuum technology has evolved significantly over the past thirty years and is now indispensable to various fields of scientific research as well as the medical technology, food processing, aerospace, and electronics industries.

Foundations of Vacuum Science and Technology offers a comprehensive survey of the physical and chemical principles underlying the production, measurement, and use of high vacuums. It also provides a valuable critical survey of important developments that have occurred in the field over the past several decades.

Comprising contributions from many of the world's leading specialists in vacuum techniques, Foundations of Vacuum Science and Technology:

* Reviews the laws of kinetics, the principles of gas flow over a wide range of pressures, and the behaviors of both compressible and turbulent flows

* Features exhaustive coverage of vacuum pump technology, including liquid ring pumps, dry pumps, turbo pumps, getter pumps, and cryo pumps

* Describes leak detectors used in industry

* Examines all types of pressure measurement techniques, including the latest quadrupole mass spectrometer techniques for partial pressure analysis

* Explores the state of the art in calibration and standards.

Book News Annotation:

Surveys physical and chemical principles underlying production, measurement, and use of high vacuums and analyzes developments in the field over the past several decades. Reviews laws of kinetics, principles of gas flow, and behaviors of both compressible and turbulent flows, and covers liquid ring, dry, turbo, getter, and cryo pumps. Describes leak detectors used in industry, examines calibration and standards, and looks at all types of pressure measurement techniques, including mass spectrometer techniques for partial pressure analysis.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

* Explores the state of the art in calibration and standards.

About the Author

J. M. LAFFERTY, PhD, is former manager of the Power Electronics Laboratory at the General Electric Research and Development Center in Schenectady, New York. He is the inventor of numerous patented devices, past president of the American Vacuum Society and the International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique and Applications, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and a fellow of the AAAS, APS, and IEEE.

Table of Contents

Kinetic Theory of Gases.

Flow of Gases Through Tubes and Orifices.

Positive Displacement Vacuum Pumps.

Kinetic Vacuum Pumps.

Capture Vacuum Pumps.

Vacuum Gauges.

Partial Pressure Analysis.

Leak Detection and Leak Detectors.

High-Vacuum System Design.

Gas-Surface Interactions and Diffusion.

Ultrahigh and Extreme High Vacuum.

Calibration and Standards Appendix.

Indexes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471175933
Editor:
Lafferty, J. M.
Editor:
Lafferty, James M.
Editor:
Lafferty, J. M.
Editor:
Lafferty, James M.
Author:
Lafferty
Author:
Lafferty, James M.
Publisher:
Wiley-Interscience
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Engineering - Mechanical
Subject:
Solid State Physics
Subject:
Molecular Physics
Subject:
Kinetic theory of gases
Subject:
Vacuum
Subject:
Mechanical
Subject:
Mechanical Engineering-General
Subject:
Component Manufacturing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
sv. 47
Publication Date:
19980130
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
760
Dimensions:
264 x 182 x 41.9 mm 46.08 oz

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