Pumps 1. A double suction centrifugal pump delivers 70 ft 3/sec of water at a head of 12 m and running at 1250 rpm.

What is the specific speed of the pump? Solution: √

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2. The pump centerline of a centrifugal pump is located 2.5 m above from the high tide level. The sea water varies two meters from high tide to low tide level. If friction loss at the suction is 0.8 m, determine the total suction head. Solution:

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