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download-it.php?promoCode=&partnerID=&content=story&storyID=20303 Contents Preface Author Biography 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Introduction Pump Performance Liquid Properties versus Pump Performance Pressure Loss through Piping Systems System Head Curves Pump Performance at Different Impeller Sizes and Speeds NPSH and Pump Cavitation Pump Applications and Economics Pump Simulation Using PUMPCALC Software ix xi 1 23 47 69 113 133 149 157 195 http://www.org/learning-resources.Buy this file: http://www.org/learning-resources.download-it.php?promoCode=&partnerID=&content=story&storyID=20303 Appendices A Summary of Formulas B Units and Conversion Factors C Properties of Water—USCS Units D Properties of Common Liquids E Properties of Circular Pipes—USCS Units F Properties of Circular Pipes—SI Units G Head Loss in Water Pipes—USCS Units H Darcy Friction Factors I Least Squares Method References Index 207 221 227 231 233 251 267 275 277 281 283 .

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petroleum. without extensive mathematical analysis. Customary System (English) and SI (metric) units. The temperature rise of a liquid when it is pumped and pump operation with the discharge valve closed are discussed. the theory is explained and followed by solved example problems in both U. Chapter 7 introduces the concept of net positive suction head (NPSH) and its importance in preventing cavitation in centrifugal pumps. Minor losses in valves and fittings. Chapter 5 introduces pipe system head curves and their development. Chapter 6 explains Affinity Laws for centrifugal pumps and how the pump performance is affected by variation in pump impeller diameter or speed. and several examples illustrating the method of calculation are solved. oil. performance curves. The method of determining the impeller size or speed required to achieve a specific operating point is explained using examples.php?promoCode=&partnerID=&content=story&storyID=20303 liquids. The first chapter introduces the reader to the various types of pumps used in the industry.org/learning-resources. as well as how they are used with the pump head curves to define the operating point for a specific pump and pipeline combination. The book consists of nine chapters and nine appendices. friction factor. Chapter 8 covers several applications and . the method of calculating the NPSH available in a piping system versus the NPSH required for a specific pump is illustrated.Buy this file: http://www. In most cases. the properties of http://www.S. Using examples. The reader will be introduced to the basic theory of pumps and how pumps are applied to practical situations using examples of simulations. and the Bernoulli’s equation. and the use of the two popular equations for pressure drop (Hazen-Williams and Colebrook-White) are reviewed. The next chapter discusses the performance of centrifugal pumps in more detail. The concept of specific speed is introduced and power calculations explained. chemical.download-it. Chapter 3 reviews the effect of liquid specific gravity and viscosity on pump performance and how the Hydraulic Institute Method can be used to correct the pump performance for high viscosity liquids. and equivalent lengths of pipes in series and parallel. Additional practice problems are provided in each chapter as further exercise. and process industries.org/learning-resources. It is designed to be a working guide for engineers and technicians dealing with centrifugal pumps in the water.download-it. Chapter 4 introduces the various methods of calculating pressure loss due to friction in piping systems. are explained using example problems. including variation with impeller speed and diameter. The Darcy equation. the Moody diagram.php?promoCode=&partnerID=&content=story&storyID=20303 Preface This book is about the application of pumps and pumping stations used in pipelines transporting liquids.

the properties of circular pipes. considering the capital cost. and the least squares method (LSM) for fitting pump curve data. We enjoyed working with him as well as with Andre Cuello. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank Kenneth McCombs. Arizona . a table of head loss in water pipes.org/learning-resources. Pramila S. P. Pumps in series and parallel configuration as well as several case studies for increasing pipeline throughput using additional pumps and pipe loops are discussed. Senior Project Manager. both professional engineers with extensive experience in the oil and gas industry. Senior Acquisitions Editor of Elsevier Publishing. Those who purchase this book may also download additional code from the publisher’s website for quickly simulating some of the pump calculations described in this book. and Daisy Sosa from MPS Content Services. for suggesting the subject matter and format for the book. the Darcy friction factor.php?promoCode=&partnerID=&content=story&storyID=20303 x Preface economics of centrifugal pumps and pipeline systems.E. for reviewing the initial outline http://www.download-it. the properties of water and other common liquids. Finally.us).Buy this file: http://www. MBA Lake Havasu City.download-it. Economic analysis.php?promoCode=&partnerID=&content=story&storyID=20303 of the book and making valuable suggestions for its improvement. Chapter 9 reviews pump simulation using the popular commercial software package PUMPCALC (www. E. operating and maintenance costs.systek. and rate of return on investment for the most cost effective option are discussed. Shashi Menon. We would like to thank Dan Allyn and Barry Bubar. unit and conversion factors. Menon. The appendices consist of nine sections and include a list of all formulas presented in the various chapters.org/learning-resources.

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