Gemco Valve Library

Valve Shelf

Valve Handbook

By Philip L. Skousen
Our own reference book.

Valve Selection

Valve Selection Handbook
By R.W. Zappe
Gets good reviews as a reference book.

Valve Primer

The Valve Primer
By Brent T. Stojkov
Covers all the basics and very reasonably priced.

Control Valve Shelf

Control Valve Primer

Control Valve Primer
by Hans D. Baumann
Contains new material on valve sizing, smart (digital) valve positioners, field-based architecture, network system technology, and control loop performance evaluation.

control valve guide

Control Valves: Practical Guides for Measurement and Control
by Guy Borden (Editor)
Control 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.

hydraulic control

Hydraulic Control Systems
by Herbert E. Merritt (Author)
Coverage includes a review of applicable topics in fluid mechanisms; components encountered in hydraulic servo controlled systems; systems oriented issues and much more.

Piping Shelf

process plant piping

Process Plant Layout and Piping Design
By Ed Bausbacher
The most comprehensive text available.

guide to flanges

Pocket Guide to Flanges
By R.R. Lee
Very useful data reference.

piping handbook

Facility Piping Systems Handbook
By Michael Frankel
Highly rated.

Engineering Shelf


Engineering Formulas
By Kurt Gieck, Reiner Gieck
Highly rated and reasonably priced.

handbook 28

Machinery’s Handbook
By Erik Oberg (Editor) and others 27th Edition.
The engineers bible.

material handling

Material Handling Systems
By Charles D. Reese
Designing for Safety and Health.

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Good Manufacturing Practices Shelf

fda audit

How to Fail an FDA Quality Audit
By Mort Levin
A Look at Some of the
Causes of Failure to Comply With FDA Quality Regulations.


Good Manufacturing Practices for Pharmaceuticals
Joseph D. Nally (Editor)
(Drugs and the Pharmaceutical Sciences)


Pharmaceutical Master Validation Plan 
By Syed Imtiaz Haider
The Ultimate Guide to FDA,
GMP, and GLP Compliance.

Conveying Shelf

conveying solids

Pneumatic Conveying of Solids
by G. E. Klinzing, R. D. Marcus, F. Rizk, L. S. Leung
A Theoretical and practical Approach.

mechanical conveyors

Mechanical Conveyors: Selection and Operation
by Thomas S. Skocir,
Mohammed E. Fayed
Practical guide and reference to today’s mechanical conveyor systems.

screw conveyor

Screw Conveyor 101
by Michael P. Forcade
“Comprehensive and detailed explanation on types, design and applications ..”

Slurry Shelf

slurry systems

Slurry Systems Handbook
by Baha E. Abulnaga
Comprehensive resource on slurries and slurry systems.

slurry transport

Design of Slurry Transport Systems
by B. E. A. Jacobs
“..focused in a very practical way, aboarding almost every kind of design problems ..”

slurry pumps

Slurry Transport Using Centrifugal Pumps
Authors: K. C. Wilson, G. R. Addie, A. Sellgren, R. Clift
Concerned with moving very large quantities of material.

Sampling shelf


Solid Sample Analysis
Direct and Slurry Sampling Using Gf-Aas and Etv-Icp
by Ulrich Kurfurst (Editor)
The first book on the topic.

solids liquids gases

A Primer for Sampling Solids, Liquids, and Gases:
Based on the Seven Sampling Errors of Pierre Gy
by Patricia L. Smith
Asa-Siam Series on Statistics and Applied probability


Sampling for Analytical Purposes [ABRIDGED]
by Pierre Gy, A. G. Royle (Translator)
The first simple guide by Pierre Gy to his formula.

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