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1.1 Applications
1.2 Pump types
1.3 Reciprocating pumps
1.4 Rotary pumps
1.5 Centrifugal pumps
Centrifugal pump design and construction
2.1 Impellers
2.2 Pump casings
2.3 Wearing rings
2.4 Shaft
2.5 Stuffing boxes
2.6 Mechanical seals and seal housings
2.7 Bearing housing/bearing isolators
2.8 Couplings
Pump hydraulics
3.1 Specific gravity
3.2 Viscosity
3.3 Vapor pressure
3.4 Flow
3.5 Head
3.6 System resistance
3.7 Pump efficiency
3.8 Hydraulic power
3.9 Pump characteristic curve
3.10 Curve corrections
3.11 Specific speed
3.12 Cavitation, recirculation, and Net Positive Suction Head (NPSH)
3.13 Suction-specific speed
3.14 Performance calculation procedure
Forces in centrifugal pumps
4.1 Axial thrust
4.2 Radial loads
Centrifugal pump operation and characteristics
5.1 Behavior of hydraulic properties of pumps
5.2 Non-dimensional characteristics
5.3 The cause of the H–Q curve
5.4 The inlet velocity triangle
5.5 The cause of the P–Q curve
5.6 The effect of speed changes on characteristic curves
5.7 The complete characteristic curve
5.8 Multiple pump operation
5.9 Pump characteristics – viscous liquids, liquids with considerable solids
5.10 Pump characteristics – abnormal operation
5.11 Pump characteristics – speed–torque curve
5.12 Discharge regulation of pumps
5.13 Range of pump operation
Pump specification and selection
6.1 System analysis
6.2 Data sheet – the pump specification document
6.3 Bid request
6.4 Bid review/analysis
6.5 Conclusion
Pump testing and inspection
7.1 Material inspection requirements
7.2 Shop tests
7.3 Performance test procedure
8.2 Receipts and physical inspection
8.3 Pre-alignment checks
8.4 Location of pump foundation
8.5 Design and dimensions of pump foundation
8.6 Excavation and forms for pump foundation
8.7 Rebar and anchor bolts
8.8 Pouring
8.9 Base plate and sole plate preparation
8.10 Grouting
8.11 Installation of pump and driver
8.12 Associated piping and fittings
8.13 On-site installation and commissioning of the pump set
8.14 Pre-operational checks
8.15 Preparation for start-up
8.16 Pump in operation
Centrifugal pump maintenance
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Pump breakdown and removal
9.3 Single-stage pump dismantling and repair
9.4 Preparation for reassembly
9.5 Pump assembly
9.6 Vertical pump repair
9.7 Multistage pump repair
9.8 Optimum time to maintain pumps
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50258125 Practical Centrifugal Pumps Design Operation and Maintenance

50258125 Practical Centrifugal Pumps Design Operation and Maintenance

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