Editor's Note: This is the second in a six-part series on centrifugal pump efficiency. For other articles in this series, click here. Early centrifugal pump design was heavily influenced by turbine...
Editor's Note: This is the first in a six-part series on centrifugal pump efficiency. For other articles in this series, click here.In this multi-part series, we will investigate several aspects of...
Centrifugal Pump Efficiency—Individual Efficiencies
Editor's Note: This is the third in a six-part series on centrifugal pump efficiency. For other articles in this series, click here.Hydraulic EfficiencyThe shape and spacing of the impeller vanes have...
Centrifugal Pump Efficiency—Preservation of Efficiency
Editor's Note: This is the fourth in a six-part series on centrifugal pump efficiency. For other articles in this series, click here.The performance of a centrifugal pump with a trimmed impeller will...
Centrifugal Pump Efficiency — Curve Shape & Breadth of Efficiency
Editor's Note: This is the fifth in a six-part series on centrifugal pump efficiency. For other articles in this series, click here.Curve ShapeIn Part 2, I showed the effect of specific speed (Ns) on...
Centrifugal Pump Efficiency—When Is Efficiency Important?
Editor's Note: This is the sixth in a six-part series on centrifugal pump efficiency. For other articles in this series, click here.The power required by a pump is directly proportional to both the...
Editor's Note: This is the first in a six-part series on centrifugal pump efficiency. For other articles in this series, click here.In this multi-part series, we will investigate several aspects of...