PUMPS - TYPES & OPERATION - Prime Movers PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 27 March 2010 14:10
Article Index
PUMPS - TYPES & OPERATION
CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS
Centrifugal Pump: the rotor
Centrifugal Pump: the casing
Prime Movers
CHARACTERISTICS OF CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS
The Valves of a Centrifugal Pump
CENTRIFUGAL PUMP OPERATION
CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS - FLOW & PRESSURE
Cavitation
AIR BINDING IN A CENTRIFUGAL PUMP
POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT PUMPS
OTHER TYPES OF ROTARY PUMPS
RECIPROCATING (PISTON) PUMPS
SINGLE ACTING RECIPROCATING PUMPS
DOUBLE ACTING RECIPROCATING PUMPS
Advantages & Disadvantages of Piston Pumps
All Pages

PRIME MOVERS

The prime movers for pumps are the devices used to drive them - whether they are rotating machines or otherwise.

The types of prime mover used for modern pumps are :

  1. Electric Motor.
  2. Diesel (or petrol) engine.
  3. Gas Turbine.
  4. Steam Turbine.


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