Addressing the seventh component of a general scope document
How electronic speed control drives, adjustable frequency drives, magnetic drives and steam turbine drives work to achieve true variable speed control.
Addressing the sixth component of a general scope document
Addressing the fifth component of a general scope document
Addressing the fourth component of a GSD
Addressing the third component of a GSD
How fluid drive, eddy current drive and wound rotor motors work to achieve true variable speed control.
Addressing the second component of a GSD
Having a clear GSD is critical for a successful pump system design
What to address when developing a GSD.
William Livoti prepares end users for dealing with EPC firms.
William Livoti begins a series on pump system standards.
A list of teams to involve in plant improvement
Focus on project justification, goals and expectations.
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) held its annual spring conference in Phoenix, Arizona, where the group awarded several individual and group prizes. Long-time members were recognized, as were companies...
Learn how to take a more active role in a major purchasing decision.
Discover which systems need work and how to justify expenses.
Pumps & Systems staff spoke with William C. Livoti, Power Generation Business Development Manager & Energy Efficiency Specialist for WEG, about the major trends to anticipate in 2017 for the...
Overview of a Closed-Loop Heat Exchanger Pump System
Achieving unity power factor through the use of synchronous condensers can be a win-win situation for power utilities and consumers.
Corrections can be a sustainable, cost-saving measure and should be considered by companies with a large installation of these types of motors.
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (February 24, 2016) – This week, the Hydraulic Institute (HI) announced the recipients of several awards and honors, which were presented during HI's 2016 Annual Conference in...
Pump users may have a reasonable expectation that a properly installed fixed-speed pump will run reliably at any point on the manufacturer's published head-capacity curve. While this is true for most...
Pump system professionals must be aware of new rules to adapt to an evolving marketplace.
The Clean Power Plan and emphasis on efficiency are moving power utilities to optimize pumping systems.
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Nov. 30, 2015) – Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA), a Massachusetts public authority established to provide wholesale water and sewer services to 2.5 million people...
Following the correct procedures for pump and motor alignment is necessary for reliable operation.