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Pump Power Calculation

Pump calculations are taken from the standard definitions of pump head and efficiency. The liquid phase is assumed to be incompressible and the pump efficiency assumed to be known.


  • Carl Branan, Process Engineer's Pocket Handbook (Houston, Texas: Gulf Publishing Co., 1981), p. 24-25.
  • Charles Mitchell, Perry's Chemical Engineer's Handbook 6th Ed. (New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1984), p. 6-4 - 6-6.

    Pump Power Calculation
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