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Centrifugal Pumps: Basic Concepts of Operation, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting

Nov 08 2010 11:30 AM | Mukesh Sahdev in Fluid Flow *****


1." Trouble shooting Process Operations", 3rd Edition 1991, Norman P.Lieberman, PennWell Books
2."Centrifugal pumps operation at off-design conditions", Chemical Processing April, May, June 1987, Igor J. Karassik
3."Understanding NPSH for Pumps", Technical Publishing Co. 1975, Travis F. Glover{include_content_item 12}
4."Centrifugal Pumps for General Refinery Services", Refining Department, API Standard 610, 6th Edition, January 1981
5."Controlling Centrifugal Pumps", Hydrocarbon Processing, July 1995, Walter Driedger
6."Don't Run Centrifugal Pumps Off The Right Side of the Curve", Mike Sondalini
7."Pump Handbook" , Third Edition , Igor j. Karassik , Joseph P.Messina , Paul cooper Charles C.Heald

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Syed Muhammad Fawad Abdi
Jan 11 2012 02:24 PM
Nice article it is . .
thank you for sharing this informations
really good!
useful topic
Thanks for informative post
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shaikh abdul aziz
Dec 16 2012 05:21 AM
really very informative
Jan 21 2013 09:58 PM

Very help to all of them.

I think in Equation 9, fiction loss should be subtracted rather than being added, to get NPSHa.  

could anyone tell me about 'hunting in pumps'??

Mudssar Sohail
Aug 05 2013 01:56 AM

very very nice article , its clear all concept about Pumps

Dec 09 2013 01:15 AM

good to understand.

Nice Article. Very helpful.

Appreciate that you are sharing your knowledge in such a fine manner. The content is so well presented that its very easy to follow.




Thanks for the article. Is there a similar article about compressor, heaters, or operation of columns (i,e stripper/frac)?