August 2001

Special Report: Fluid Flow

All you need to know about centrifugal pumps, Part 1

Understand these factors for reliable, optimal operation

Godse, A., Qatar Petroleum

Next to electric motors, centrifugal pumps are perhaps the simplest and most widely used machines. But, because they are generally simple, they are often neglected, or taken for granted by many disciplines in the various engineering, construction and maintenance organizations. There are also occasional areas of conflict between machinery engineers and project personnel: The latter are primarily influenced by cost considerations while the former (hopefully!) place emphasis on quality, maintainability, long-term reliability and lowest life cycle cost. There are several selection factors that should be important to process, piping layout and machinery engineers. Among the relevan

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