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Troubleshooting Centrifugal Pumps and their systems
 
 

Troubleshooting Centrifugal Pumps and their systems, 1st Edition

 
Troubleshooting Centrifugal Pumps and their systems, 1st Edition,Ron Palgrave,ISBN9781856173919
 
 
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This book is intended for those new to the use and abuse of centrifugal pumps. It is also for those whose involvement with pumps is so occasional, that they need a reminder of the basics.

Ron Palgrave

Affiliations and Expertise

Weir Pumps, Glasgow, UK

Troubleshooting Centrifugal Pumps and their systems, 1st Edition

Chapter 1 - Introduction


Chapter 2 - Centrifugal Pump Basics

How Centrifugal Pumps Work

Performance Curves

Combined Impellers For:

• More Flow

• More Pressure

Cavitation And Npsh


Chapter 3 - Pipe System Basics

Frictional Head Systems

Combined Friction And Static Head Systems

Mainly Static Head Systems

Interaction Between Pump And System; Equilibrium Flow

Pipe-Work Design Rules


Chapter 4 - Generalised Operating Flowchart


Chapter 5 - "Does The Pump Need To Start Yet?"

Decisions And Options


Chapter 6 - "Are Conditions Satisfactory For Start-Up?"

A Mechanical Concerns

• Pipe Loads

• Preparation

• Warm-Up

• Set Up

B Hydraulic Issues

• A1-Liquid Issues

• A2-Piping Problems

• A3-Priming And Venting


Chapter 7 - "Start Pump"!

Starting Solo Pumps

• Speed Torque Curves

Starting Multiple Pumps:

• Parallel Operation

• Series Operation


Chapter 8 - Has Pumped Started Satisfactorily?

Site Testing

Low Flow Problems

High Flow Problems


Chapter 9 - Does The Pump Continue To Operate Well?

Performance Decay Problems

Vibration

Bearings

Abrasive Solids


Chapter 10 - Does Pump Need To Stop Yet?

Decisions And Options


Chapter 11 - Stop Pump!

Surge And Water Hammer


Chapter 12 - Has Pump Stopped Correctly?

Turbining


Chapter 13 - Pump Selection Guidelines


Appendices

 
 
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