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Pumping plant efficiencies

Hugh J. Hansen

Pumping plant efficiencies

by Hugh J. Hansen

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Published by Oregon State University Extension Service, Washington State University Cooperative Extension, University of Idaho Cooperative Extension Service, and U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in [Corvallis, Or.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irrigation pumps,
  • Irrigation farming

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[prepared ... by Hugh J. Hansen and Walter L. Trimmer].
    SeriesPNW -- 285., PNW (Series) -- 285.
    ContributionsTrimmer, Walter L., Oregon State University. Extension Service., Washington State University. Cooperative Extension., University of Idaho. Cooperative Extension Service., United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17613114M
    OCLC/WorldCa13442839

    variable speed pumping is the correct choice. The guide is applicable for both new and retrofit installations and contains flowcharts to assist in the selection process. Pumping Systems A proper discussion of pumping considers not just the pump, but the entire pump-ing “system” and how the system components interact. The recommended systemsFile Size: 1MB. Chapter 6 Irrigation System Design Part Irrigation Guide (vi-NEH , IG Amend. NJ1, 06/) NJ NJ Irrigation System Design a) General A properly designed irrigation system addresses uniform irrigation application in a timely manner while minimizing losses and damage to soil, water, air, plant, and animal resources.

      Energy-efficient pumps, intelligent pump-control logic and variable-frequency drives help the company process more minerals and cut energy use. In , while prospecting for what was thought to be a vast deposit of silver and gold, John Searles made a serendipitous discovery in this unforgiving and isolated area southwest of Death Valley: Borax and other . Pumping Systems Tip Sheet #4 • September Industrial Technologies Program Test for Pumping System Efficiency A pump’s efficiency can degrade as much as 10% to 25% before it is replaced, according to a study of industrial facilities commissioned by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and efficiencies of 50% to 60% or lower are quite common.

    pumping and a majority of that is used for water pumping, a key process in the water lifecycle. Pumping stations are used for reliable and efficient transport and distribution of fresh water to guarantee the availability of this precious resource for human consumption, and for industrial and agricultural production, for waste waterFile Size: 8MB. Improving Pumping System Performance Acknowledgements This second edition of Improving Pumping System Performance: A Sourcebook for Industry was developed by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Industrial Technologies Program (ITP) and the Hydraulic Institute (HI).


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NRCS Pumping Plant and Irrigation System Efficiency Evaluation Unit is a mobile unit that can be driven on site to test irrigations systems, providing producers with data to help them achieve maximum overall efficiency for water production and energy conservation.

2 LSU AgCenter Pub. F: Basics of On-site Pumping Plant Evaluations engine is calculated by comparing the potential energy of the consumed fuel with the actual power produced by the engine during typical operation.

Lebow K torque cell in operation. The lines from the torque cell transmit torque and rpm signals to a Daytronics 4K/. and water booster pumping stations in potable water distribution systems. SCOPE. Criteria is provided for pumping units operating as components in distribution systems.

Guidance is provided for sizing and selection of pumps and pump drives, piping, control valving, flow metering, pump station structures, and Pumping plant efficiencies book features. Imene Yahyaoui, in Specifications of Photovoltaic Pumping Systems in Agriculture, Abstract.

Sizing PV water pumping plants is an essential step for the system design and use, since it affects the installation autonomy, the safe operation, and cost of the system. Thus, in this chapter, a review on sizing algorithms in the literature is first detailed.

Whitsett Intake: This pumping plant is the starting point of the Colorado River Aqueduct and is named for W.P. Whitsett, Metropolitan’s first board chairman. It is the first of five Colorado River Aqueduct pumping plants and lifts water feet, from an elevation of.

Irrigation pumping is a major expense of agricultural operations, especially in arid/semi-arid areas that extract large amounts of water from deep groundwater resources. Studying and improving pumping efficiencies can have direct impacts on farm net profits and on the amount of greenhouse gases (GHG) emitted from pumping plants.

In this study, the overall pumping Cited by: 2. Colorado State University Extension Service. Pub. Date. The most recent Irrigation Pumping Plant surveys conducted by the University of Nebraska on a large number of irrigation wells showed the average pumping plant was using 30% more energy than it should be.

The reason for using too much energy. powered pumping plant were operating at % of the NPC, it would consume Whp-h / Whp-h/gal = gallons of diesel per hour. Another application of the NPC is to give the pumping plant a performance rating. Once the performance of a pumping plant is known, it.

Pumping plant efficiencies for different energy sources (ex. diesel, gasoline, propane, electric and natural gas) are discussed and compared. The various types of efficiencies (ex. water conveyance, water application, irrigation, water distribution and distribution uniformity) are defined and discussed along with methods to measure these.

A reference for optimizing pumping systems for improved energy efficiency, reliability & profitability and includes: In-depth information about rotodynamic pumps, performance curves, pump suction intake considerations affinity rules Elements of life cycle costs, investment justification and decision making Correcting operational deficiencies, diagnostic and data 5/5(1).

Pumping Plant a set of devices that usually includes a pump unit, intake (suction) and discharge (pressure) pipelines, and reservoirs for liquid, as well as fittings (valves and so on), control devices, and checking and measuring instruments (including signals and automatic control devices).

Pumping plants may be permanent or for temporary or short-term. a pumping plant in operation. Includes cost of energy, lubrication, maintenance, repair and labor.

Overall Pumping Plant Efficiency (OPE): A measure of how much water HP is produced by the pumping plant from the input HP. It is the combination of three efficiencies: bowl efficiency, driver efficiency, and transmission efficiency.

Pumping System Efficiencies: Energy Saving Investigation Process. What do the icons below mean. Pumping system efficiencies are decreased if: The pump is operating outside of its pump curve efficiency range.

The pump is worn or not of a proper design. The flow of water is restricted or throttled on the suction (and/or) discharge side. Texas AgriLife Extension Publication L “Pumping Plant Efficiencies and Irrigation Costs” (Reference 6) is useful in evaluating pumping costs for different fuels and pumps.

Texas AgriLife Extension also has available a low cost PC software package entitled “Irrigated vs. Dryland Crop Production” (AAU). Pumped Storage Hydropower: A Technical Review Brandi A. Antal B.S., University of Colorado – Boulder, A Master Report Submitted to Department of Civil Engineering University of Colorado Denver In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Masters of Science in the area of Hydrologic and Hydraulic Engineering May Cited by: 4.

These data were computed on the basis of pumping lift, mix of distribution systems, mix of power units, and average pump and power plant efficiencies. An average of thousand kcal is required per A-ft of water, supplied mainly by natural gas and electricity.

Pumps and Pumping System Bureau of Energy Efficiency Figure System with High Static Head Figure System with Low Static Head Static head is a characteristic of the specific installation and reducing this head where this is possible, generally helps both the cost of the installation and the cost of pumping the Size: 1MB.

pumping plant Pressure = pump outlet pressure, psi Lift = water level in the well during pumping, ft. Flow Rate = pump flow rate measured at the outlet, gpm Figure 1 shows a schematic of a pumping plant with some performance variables that are recorded during a.

OPE (Overall Pumping Plant Efficiency) is a Combination of Efficiencies 1. Bowl Efficiency (the pump itself) is only one aspect of Overall Pumping Plant Efficiency- OPE Must also consider: 2. Transmission efficiency and losses (shafts, bearings, pulleys, etc.) 3.

Driver efficiency or the efficiency of the power source. draulic Institute Engineering Data Book and Hy - draulic Ins titute Standards. It is recommended that these boo ks be part of the permanent library of the fluid system designer. b. Pump types. There are generally two types of pumps used for potable water pumping applica-tions -the vertical turbine pump, line shaft andFile Size: KB.Testing a Pumping Plant for Efficiency Pump testing is an on-site evaluation of the pumping plant performance while the pump is in operation.

It consists of measuring total head, pump capacity, and input horsepower to the pump and then calculating overall pumping plant efficiency, the combined efficiency of the pump and motor or engine.PUMP SELECTION, SIZING AND INTERPRETATION OF PERFORMANCE CURVES 4 • 5 IMPELLER DIAMETER SELECTION Quite often, the operating point is located between two curves on the performance chart.

We can calculate the impeller size required by linear interpolation. For example, if the.