Title Working guide to pump and pumping stations 25.9 MB 303
```                            Cover
Working Guide to Pump and Pumping Stations: Calculations and Simulations
ISBN: 1-8561-7828-5
Dedication
Preface
Author Biography
1: Introduction
1.1 Types of Pumps
1.2 Liquid Properties
1.2.1 Specific Gravity
1.2.2 Viscosity
1.2.3 Vapor Pressure
1.2.4 Specific Heat
1.2.5 Pressure and Head of a Liquid
1.3 Energy of a Flowing Liquid and Bernoulli's Equation
Summary
Problems
2: Pump Performance
2.1 Manufacturers' Pump Performance Curves
2.2 Power Required by a Pump: Hydraulic and Brake Horsepower
2.3 NPSH versus Pump Capacity
2.4 Pump Driver and Power Required
2.5 Multistage Pumps
2.6 Specific Speed
Summary
Problems
3: Liquid Properties versus Pump Performance
3.1 Temperature Rise of Liquid due to Pump Inefficiency
3.2 Starting Pump against a Closed Discharge Valve
3.4 Pipe Diameters and Designations
Summary
Problems
4: Pressure Loss through Piping Systems
4.1 Velocity of Flow
4.2 Types of Flow
4.3 Pressure Drop due to Friction
4.4 Determining the Friction Factor from the Moody Diagram
4.5 Calculating the Friction Factor: The Colebrook Equation
4.6 Explicit Equations for the Friction Factor
4.7 Hazen-Williams Equation for Pressure Drop
4.8 Pressure Loss through Fittings and Valves
4.9 Entrance and Exit Losses, and Losses due to Enlargement and Contraction
4.9.1 Entrance Loss
4.9.2 Exit Loss
4.9.3 Loss due to Sudden Enlargement
4.9.4 Loss due to Sudden Contraction
4.9.5 Loss due to Gradual Enlargement
4.9.6 Loss due to Gradual Contraction
4.10 Pipes in Series and Parallel
4.11 Head Loss in Series Piping
4.12 Head Loss in Parallel Piping
Summary
Problems
5.1 Pump Throttling and Power Loss
5.2 Types of System Head Curves
Summary
Problems
6: Pump Performance at Different Impeller Sizes and Speeds
6.1 Calculating the Impeller Diameter or Speed for a Specific Operating Point
Summary
Problems
7: NPSH and Pump Cavitation
Summary
Problems
8: Pump Applications and Economics
8.1 Pumps in Series and Parallel
8.2 Economics of Pumping Systems
Summary
Problems
9: Pump Simulation Using PUMPCALC Software
9.1 Single Pump Simulation
9.2 Simulating Impeller Diameter and Speed Change
9.3 Simulating Impeller Trim for a Design Point
9.4 Viscosity Correction Example
Summary
Appendices
Appendix A: Summary of Formulas
Appendix B: Units and Conversion Factors
Appendix C: Properties of Water - USCS Units
Appendix D: Properties of Common Liquids
Appendix E: Properties of Circular Pipes - USCS Units
Appendix F: Properties of Circular Pipes - SI Units
Appendix G: Head Loss in Water Pipes - USCS Units
Appendix H: Darcy Friction Factors
Appendix I: Least Squares Method
References
Index
A
B
C
D
E
F
H
I
L
M
N
P
R
S
T
V
TrUe LiAr
```