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dc.contributor.otherInternational Pump Users Symposium (3rd : 1986)
dc.creatorSabini, Eugene P.
dc.creatorFraser, Warren H.
dc.date.accessioned2017-10-05T22:41:13Z
dc.date.available2017-10-05T22:41:13Z
dc.date.issued1986
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/164341
dc.descriptionLecture
dc.descriptionpg. 55
dc.description.abstractA chart relating the efficiency of centrifugal pumps to the specific speed and capacity at the maximum efficiency capacity has been in use in the pump industry for almost forty years. While it has been useful to both the manufacturer and the user of centrifugal pumps its initial formulation was based on some generalizations that require a more precise definition today. For example, the data for the chart reflect hydrodynamic designs before 1945. Improvements in both the deign procedures and in the manufacturing process have been achieved in the intervening years. An additional reason for a diminishing utility of the chart is that with the introduction of high speed pumps, the use of capacity alone as a criterion of pump size is no longer valid. The procedures outlined herein are an attempt to resolve some of these discrepancies while, at the same time, retaining the basic simplicity of the original chart. To say this is not to discredit the value or reliability of the original chart, but rather to enhance its ability to predict pump efficiencies based upon today’s procedures and capabilities.
dc.format.mediumElectronic
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherTurbomachinery Laboratories, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University
dc.relation.ispartofProceedings of the 3rd International Pump Symposium
dc.subject.lcshPumping machinery
dc.titleThe Effect Of Specific Speed On The Efficiency Of Single Stage Centrifugal Pumps
dc.title.alternativeEffect Of Specific Speed On The Efficiency Of Single Stage Centrifugal Pumps
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dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.21423/R1RQ57


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