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Chapter part a principles
PART B DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
Construction of centrifugal pumps
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acceleration aerofoil axial thrust axial-flow pump axial-flow rotor bearings blade angle borehole pumps cavitation centrifugal pump Chapter characteristic clearance computed curve delivery pipe diameter directive surface disc discharge double-inlet effective head electric electric motor energy loss Example flange friction loss ft./sec gauge gland gross efficiency half-axial pump head loss head-discharge ideal illustrated in Fig impeller impeller blade liquid elements machine main pump meter method mixed-flow motive unit motor multi-stage pump normal NPSH output plotted power input power loss pressure pressure-head pump branches pump performance pumping set radial radial velocity radius range recuperator revolutions per minute rotating rotodynamic pumps rotor passages running secondary circulation shape number shown in Fig single-inlet specific speed speed ratio split-casing stuffing-box suction head suction lift suction pipe tangential component temperature torque total head valve velocity diagrams Venturi meter vertical volute whirl component width