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Category: Fluid Dynamics
Question: How can I quickly estimate the horsepower of a pump?
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Answer: Try this handy little equation:Horsepower = (GPM)(Delivered Pressure) / 1715 (Efficiency)GPM = Gallon per minute of flowDelivered pressure = Discharge minus suction pressure, psiEfficiency = Fractional pump efficiency