AIChE Equipment Testing Procedure - Centrifugal Pumps (Newtonian Liquids). A Guide to Performance Evaluation. 3rd Edition - Product Image

AIChE Equipment Testing Procedure - Centrifugal Pumps (Newtonian Liquids). A Guide to Performance Evaluation. 3rd Edition

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  • Book
  • 58 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This testing procedure provides methods of conducting and interpreting field tests on centrifugal pumps with actual pumped fluids. Contents include definitions and descriptions of terms; test planning; instrumentation and measurement methods; test procedure; computation of results; and interpretation of results. The volume also contains appendix materials including nomenclature; sample test results; sample calculation (dual units); related calculations; and references.
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100.0 Purpose and Scope.

101.0 Purpose.

102.0 Scope.

200.0 Definitions and Descriptions of Terms.

201.0 Definition.

202.0 Centrifugal Pumps.

203.0 Newtonian Fluids.

204.0 Datum.

205.0 Specific Gravity, (s).

206.0 Vapor Pressure, (hvpa).

207.0 Viscosity, (μ).

208.0 Pressure Head, (hp).

209.0 Total Discharge Head, (hd).

210.0 Total Suction Head, (hs).

211.0 Total Head (H).

212.0 Static Discharge Head, (Hsd).

213.0 Static Suction Head, (Hss).

214.0 Suction Surface Pressure, (Hps).

215.0 Discharge Surface Pressure, (hpf).

216.0 Friction Head Loss, (Hf).

217.0 Gravitational Acceleration, (g).

218.0 Velocity Head, (hv).

219.0 Pump Efficiency, (eff).

220.0 Net Positive Suction Head Required, (NPSHR).

300.0 Test Planning.

301.0 Conditions.

302.0 Resources.

303.0 Process Considerations for Performing Tests.

304.0 Data Requirements.

305.0 Pump Considerations.

306.0 Test Plan.

400.0 Instrumentation and Measurement Methods.

401.0 Introduction.

402.0 Accuracy and Precision.

403.0 Measurement of Test Parameters.

500.0 Test Procedure.

501.0 Pre–Run Data.

502.0 Pretest Checks.

503.0 Trial Run Checks.

504.0 Test Run.

600.0 Computation of Results.

601.0 Results Required.

602.0 Total Head.

603.0 Capacity.

604.0 Power.

605.0 Efficiency.

606.0 Speed.

607.0 Impeller Diameter Variation.

608.0 Sample Test–Run Data Sheet.

700.0 Interpretation of Results.

701.0 Introduction.

702.0 Discussion.

703.0 Trouble Checklist.

800.0 Appendix.

801.0 Nomenclature.

802.0 Sample Test Results.

803.0 Sample Calculation (Dual Units).

804.0 Related Calculations.

805.0 References.

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The AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS (AIChE) is a distinguished professional association that strives to provide leadership in the advancing chemical engineering profession. The Equipment Testing Procedures Committee is composed of engineers with substantial experience in the design and operation of process plants, as well as in solving problems that can arise with the equipment used in these plants.

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