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Centrifugal Pump Workings

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A typical problem for the centrifugal pump. Doing this problem provides you with a better understanding of how a centrifugal pump works.

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see attached

Reference: Fluid mechanics, 9th edition, Streeter, Wylie and Bedford
From page 517, the theoretical head is:

You should find V1 and V2 first:
= 5.1 (m/s)

= 8 ...

Solution Summary

The centrifugal pump workings are examined.