Matching_pump_to_piping_system - Example Problem Matching a...

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Example Problem – Matching a Pump to a Piping System Given : Water ( ρ = 1000 kg/m 3 , µ = 1.00 × 10 -3 kg/m s) is pumped from one large reservoir to another large reservoir that is at a higher elevation. The free surfaces of both reservoirs are exposed to atmospheric pressure, as sketched. The dimensions and minor loss coefficients are provided in the figure. The pipe is 2.2 cm I.D. cast iron pipe. The total pipe length is 150.0 m. The entrance and exit are sharp. There are three regular threaded 90-degree elbows, and one fully open threaded globe valve. The pump’s performance (supply curve) is approximated by the expression 2 available pump, u supply 0 H hH == ± a V where shutoff head H 0 = 20.0 m of water column, coefficient a = 0.072 m/Lpm 2 , available pump head H available is in units of meters of water column, and volume flow rate V ± is in units of liters per minute (Lpm). Valve z 1 Reservoir z 2 Pump 1 z 2 z 1 V 1 0 Reservoir 2 V 2 0 D z 2 z 1 = 8.0 m (elevation difference) D = 2.2 cm (pipe diameter) K L , Entrance = 0.50 (sharp pipe entrance)
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This note was uploaded on 07/23/2008 for the course ME 33 taught by Professor Cimbala during the Fall '05 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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