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To obtain pump characteristics curve....

Question asked by 1-P1FEF6 on May 13, 2010
Latest reply on May 19, 2010 by 1-P1FEF6

Dear Friends,

 

               We are carrying out analysis ( flow simulation) for a pump. We wanted to obtain the pump characteristic curve for the model.

 

We gave the following inputs for trails :

 

a. Input volume flow rate ( m3/s).

b. static pressure at outlet.

 

Besides, we tried environmental pressure at the outlet instead of static pressure.

 

On both these cases, we found that the pump curve, particularly head is climbing up against the discharge Q.

 

Any suggestions? What should be the ideal boundary conditions or the factors that should be given as input to achieve required output.

 

Thank you for your valuable suggestions.

 

Sincerely,

Vipin kumar & Panneer selvam.

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