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These are mechanical equipment


These are used to increase the These are used to increase the
used to transfer liquid from a
pressure of liquid flowing across rate of flow at a specified
reference source to a point of
the given conduit. application.
destination or reservoir.

These move gases with little These move gases with


These move liquids.
increase in pressure. greater increase in pressure.

They are characterized by a


It is characterized by a rotating
piston moving along stationary
impeller inside a stationary These are pumps
cylinder. The forward and
volute casing. The pumping characterized by a rotating
backward movement of piston
action is done through a
developing pressure between a
known as reciprocating action cylinder and stationary
develops a positive pressure of cylinder
rotating impeller and stationary
discharge side of pumps at
volute profile
regular intervals

____ includes a number of What are the


It includes a ring mounted
radial slots in which are characteristics of Vane
inside a cylindrical case
located sliding vanes type pumps?

What are the What are the


What are the advantages
disadvantages of sliding characteristics of external
of sliding vane type pump?
vane type pump? gear pump?

What are the advantages of What are the disadvantages What are the characteristics
external gear pump? of external gear pump? of internal gear pump?
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This pump is based on two


What are the advantages of What are the disadvantages of
parallel rotors located within a
internal gear pump? internal gear pump? shaped case.

What are the main types of What are the advantages of What are the disadvantages
pumps? lobe pump? of lobe pump?
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