This paper presents a theoretical investigation of the flow rate at the maximum efficiency point in the design of impeller blade in centrifugal pump. An energy balance was performed at the trailing edge of impeller outlet in the rotating flow passage of centrifugal pump. The evaluation shows that, when the fluid particles straight forward tangential velocity is one third of the impeller blade’s peripheral velocity and the fluid particles circular forward tangential velocity is two third of the impeller blade’s peripheral velocity at the trailing edge of the impeller outlet, the maximum hydraulic energy output, that is, the maximum efficiency point is obtained.
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