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Appendix A: Nomenclature

p pd ps p Q q FHP BHP H H Hi Ha Hso Hsys hloss VS = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = pressure (psi) pump discharge pressure (psi or psia) pump suction pressure (psig or psia) pump differential pressure (psi) pump ow (gpm) pump unit ow (gal/rev or gpr) uid horsepower (hp) break horsepower (hp) total pump efciency hydraulic efciency pump head (general symbol) pump ideal head (ft) pump actual head (ft) pump head at shut-off (shut valve) (ft) system head (ft) hydraulic losses (ft) velocity in suction (Vs), and discharge (Vd) pipe (ft/sec)

V2 2g g Zd Zs NPSH NPSHA NPSHR NPSHR3% NPSHi Ns Nss s OD f f b Ax2

= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =

velocity head (ft) gravitation constant (32.2 ft/sec2) discharge side liquid level elevation above pump centerline (ft) suction side liquid level elevation above pump centerline (ft) net positive suction head (ft) available NPSH (ft) NPSH required by the pump (ft) NPSH when 3% head drop had occurred (ft) NPSH incipient, when rst vapor bubbles begin to form (ft) N Q specic speed H .75 N Q suction specic speed NPSHR .75 universal specic speed D2 impeller outside diameter, (in) absolute ow angle (degrees) relative ow angle (degrees) blade angle in the relative (W) direction (degrees) impeller exit area in relative direction (in2)

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Am Auid Pr Ps e psmin T N SSU cSt o SG y L V, Vm, V, W, W, U

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impeller meridional area (in2) 4eDPs: uid area for the progressing cavity pump cross section PC pump rotor pitch (in) PC pump stator pitch (in PC pump eccentricity (in) minimum required suction pressure for gear pumps (psia) torque (in lbs) RPM = rotating speed units Saybolt viscosity viscosity in centistokes (approximately = SSU/5, for SSU >100) uid density (lbm/ft3) uid specic weight (lbf/ft3) specic weight for water at room temperature (lbf/ft3) /o specic gravity shaft deection (in) bearing span (in) components of the velocity triangles for the centrifugal impeller

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