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Design, Production and Testing of a Single Stage Centrifugal Pump

Okokpujie, Imhade P. and Okokpujie, Kennedy O. and Salawu, Enesi Y. and Ismail, Abdurrahman O (2017) Design, Production and Testing of a Single Stage Centrifugal Pump. International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 12 (18). 7426 -7434. ISSN 0973-4562

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Abstract

The design, construction and testing of a single stage centrifugal pump is presented in this project work, electric motor drives the centrifugal pump, which draws fluid (water) from a water storage wall and delivers same through a flow control valve to a tank. The experimental results obtained shows that the tested pump can develop a head, (H) of 30m, volumetric discharge, (Q) of 9m3/hr and the speed of 2900 rpm for an input power of 1.5HP (1.1k). The operation of the pump was observed to be very smooth with low vibration and noise level on the pump and motor respectively, this guarantee the reliability of the pump in service.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Engineering Sciences
Depositing User: Engr. Imhade P. Okokpujie
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2017 12:50
Last Modified: 18 Jun 2018 08:40
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/9481

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