Design and Operation of Pumps


Pumps convert externally supplied mechanical energy into potential energy within the fluid. This energy is used to:

  • raise the liquid elevation

  • force the fluid into a pressurized system

  • overcome flow generated friction caused by pipe roughness

4.1Pumps for Liquid Pipeline Stations
4.2Pump History
4.3Centrifugal Pumps
4.4Positive Displacement Pumps

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