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Pump Horsepower Calculation

Pump Horsepower Calculation

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where:the output power of the pump (W) =
48,902.3
=
48.9
kWρ =
1066
(Esta potencia no incluye ing =
9.81
H =the energy Head added to the flow (m) =
956.52
Q =
099.99
bars =
101.96956.52
metersFluid Spec. Gravity =
1.13
=
70.119.37
Fluid Density =
1,123.0
The power added to the fluid flow by the pump (
o
), is defined using SI units by:P
O
=the fluid density (kg/m
3
) =the gravitational constant (9.81 m/s
2
) =the flow rate (m
3
/s) =
P =kg/cm
2
=@ 20/20
o
Clb/ft
3
=kg/m
3
=
 
eficiencia)lb/gal
 
Art MontemayorReciprocating Pump PerformanceSeptember 02, 2009Rev: 0Pagina 3 de 5Nombre de Archivo: 23226988.xlsHoja: Bomba ReciprocaReference:API Standard 674Second Edition, June 1995Positive Displacement Pumps - ReciprocatingThe power required for driving a single-acting power pump shall be calculated as follows:where,
Q =
Suction flow =
6.528.6
gpmDischarge pressure =
101.01
BarA =
1,465.08
psiaSuction pressure =
1.02
BarA =
14.80
psia
Eff =
Overall Eff., fraction =
0.95
(Pd - Ps) =
99.99
Bar =
1,450.28
psi
kW =650.6(No puede ser!)
In U.S. Customary units, the above equation transforms to the following:
hp =24.2
=
48.9
kW
(Esto tiene sentido!)Note:
The above API 674 equation for the kW requirement of a single-acting power pump is wrongThe correct equation is said to be:
kW =0.7
m
3
/h =
P
d
=P
s
=
P =
( ) ( ) ( ) ( )
111
s
 P kW Q P Q  Eff
 += +   
( ) ( ) ( ) ( )
1111714 1714
s
Q P Q hp Eff
 += +   
( ) ( ) ( ) ( )
11136
s
Q P Q k Eff
+ +=   
Wrong answer; the equStill wrong answer; the equation is not cReasona

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