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    A centrifugal pump is run under test at 1500 rev/min and returns the following performance figures...

    The pump is required to transfer water from a lake to a reservoir with a water level...

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    Please see the attached files.

    First you need to plot H and Power versus Q. I have done so the Excel sheet.
    You then calculate the system head by using the formula

    For pumping between lakes:

    = 60 +0.006*(12+108)*Q2/(3d5) (see excel sheet)
    Plot this hsys versus Q.
    The ...

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