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Heads, Conditions of Service Performance Characteristics, and Specific Speed

  • Igor J. Karassik
  • Terry McGuire

Abstract

In selecting the most suitable centrifugal pump for a given application, the most important information to be given the manufacturer is the desired capacity and the head against which the pump will be required to operate while delivering the specified rate of flow.

Keywords

Specific Gravity Centrifugal Pump Velocity Head Pump Efficiency Total Head 
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Bibliography

  1. [18.1]
    E. P. Sabini and W. H. Fraser. “The Effect of Specific Speed on the Efficiency of Single Stage Centrifugal Pumps.” Proceedings of the Third International Pump Symposium, Houston, Texas, May 1986.Google Scholar
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    E. P. Sabini and W. H. Fraser. “The Effect of Design Features on Centrifugal Pump Efficiency.” Proceedings of the Fourth International Pump Symposium, Houston, Texas, May 1987.Google Scholar

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© Chapman & Hall 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Igor J. Karassik
    • 1
  • Terry McGuire
    • 1
  1. 1.Ingersoll-Dressor Pump CompanyUSA

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