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13 - Basic hydraulics and pump performance

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What are the effects of cavitation on pumps?

Question 3 of 8 Basic

Identify the correct formula for calculating pump efficiency.

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Friction loss is dependent on the [xxxxxxxx] of the fluid.

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Q: What are the effects of cavitation on pumps?
A: Pitting of impeller and pump housing
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Q: How can friction loss in a system be minimised?
A: By increasing the pipe diameter
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Q: Identify the correct formula for calculating pump efficiency.
A: (p x H × Q)/(367 × P1)
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Q: Identify the true statement.
A: If all the parameters are recorded immediately after the pump has been installed, you can use them as benchmark against future data.
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Q: What causes cavitation?
A: Cavitation occurs when water changes its state from vapour to water at low pressure.
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Q: Identify the false statement.
A: Cavitation can occur when water is flowing in a pipe and a valve is closed too quickly.
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Q: Friction loss is dependent on the [xxxxxxxx] of the fluid.
A: Velocity
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Q: Which of the following is one correct method to avoid cavitation?
A: Reduce the friction loss in the suction pipe.