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Working Guide to Pump and Pumping Stations

Calculations and Simulations

A plain language guide to the tools and techniques needed to ensure efficiency, Working Guide to Pump and Pumping Stations provides practicing engineer and senior field personnel with a quick but rigorous exposition of pumps, including applications. In this book, readers find expert advice for determining TDH, NPSH, BHP and driver power requirements, discharge temperature, parallel/series operation and their impact on the operating conditions; developing system-head curves and performance considerations; pump selection for multi-product operations. The book also emphasizes the understanding of the internal workings of pumping systems and their components.


Petroleum engineers, mechanical engineers, civil engineers, process engineers, facilities engineers, plant engineers, pipeline engineers, technicians, and operators

Paperback, 304 Pages

Published: November 2009

Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-85617-828-0


  • Introduction

    Chapter One: Pump Performance

    Chapter Two: Liquid Properties versus Pump Performance

    Chapter Three: Power Required to Drive Pumps

    Chapter Four: Pump Performance at different Impeller Size and speeds

    Chapter Five: Pump Applications


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