Article #57:  NPSH and Developed Head


A typical pump system is shown on a sketch below. A centrifugal pump delivers 200 gpm of water from an open tank. Using information on the sketch, answer the following questions:


* What is the available NPSH?

* What pressure does a suction gage read?

* What differential head this centrifugal pump is producing? What differential pressure is it generating?



Those who e-mail us the correct answers will be acknowledged in the solution section of this problem in the next issue of PUMPS MAGAZINE.


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