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History of Pumps
An introduction to pump types and their histories
Igor Karassik - The Pump User's Engineer
During the past few years, I have written articles about scientists who have contributed to our understanding of hydraulics. These included Daniel Bernoulli (Pumps & Systems, August 2012 and...
The Bernoulli Principle
Read Part One Read History of Pumps series The Bernoulli Principle explains the flow of fluids and was one of the earliest examples of conservation of energy. It states that during steady flow,...
The Life and Work of Daniel Bernoulli
Editor's Note: This is the first article in a two-part series on Daniel Bernoulli. The series is part of a larger ongoing series on the history of pumps.Have you ever noticed that the pressure...
Pump Readers Respond to "The History of Pumps"
Readers Respond to “The History of Pumps”:I really enjoyed your article on the history of pumps. I am sure a lot of research had to go into that. I was also surprised to learn how much the...
The History of Pumps: The Pump Supply Chain
Read more about The History of Pumps here. The distribution and sales of industrial pumps has experienced great changes throughout the past decades. In the 1960s and 1970s, it...
The History of Pumps: How Seals Have Changed the Pump Industry
Read more about The History of Pumps here. 1954 API Standard 610 1st Edition is released (with section on mechanical seals).1957 DuPont commercializes the first fluoroelastomer (Viton...
How Motors Have Changed the Pump Industry
Read more about The History of Pumps here. Electric motors have had a huge impact on the pump industry. While it is not certain how centrifugal pumps were powered in the early...
The History of Pumps: Through the Years
Read more about The History of Pumps here. Editor's Note: This is the second of five parts of our feature, The History of Pumps. This timeline was developed through research, credible sources and...
The History of Pumps: 4,000 Years of Vision, Design and Innovation
Read more about The History of Pumps here. Design, vision, technology and a focus on efficiency have shaped the evolution of the pump industry. The pump is one of civilization's earliest...
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