Chapter 24 Centrifugal pumps

 

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Introduction

 

Section 1 The single stage centrifugal pump

 

Section 2 Euler and velocity triangles

 

Section 3 Effect of the design of the blades

 

Section 4 How a pump actually works

 

Section 5 The actual flow in a centrifugal pump

 

Section 6 Equilibrium running conditions

 

Section 7 Matching a real pump to its load

 

Section 8 Flow control

 

Section 9 Cavitation

 

Section 10 Multi-stage pumps

 

Worked examples on centrifugal pumps