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36 - Basic Principles and Pump Types

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What kind of pumps would normally NOT have a radial flow impeller?

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In a pump curve, head, power consumption, efficiency and NPSH are shown as a function of…

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What does ‘NPSH’ stand for in the NPSH-curve?

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How much of the world’s total volume of water is fresh water?

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Q: At the very highest level, what are the two main types of pump?
A: Positive displacement pumps and centrifugal pumps
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Q: What kind of pumps would normally NOT have a radial flow impeller?
A: Sewage treatment pumps
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Q: What makes mixed flow impellers different from axial flow impellers?
A: They subject the fluid to a degree of radial flow
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Q: In a pump curve, head, power consumption, efficiency and NPSH are shown as a function of…
A: Flow
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Q: Centrifugal pumps can be categorised into the following groups…
A: Radial flow, mixed flow, axial flow
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Q: What does ‘NPSH’ stand for in the NPSH-curve?
A: Net positive suction head
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Q: What is a main disadvantage of a centrifugal pump?
A: They cannot create suction by themselves
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Q: How much of the world’s total volume of water is fresh water?
A: 3.5%