- 14.14-1C: List at least two common examples of fans, of blowers, and of compr...
- 14.14-2C: What are the primary differences between fans, blowers, and compres...
- 14.14-3C: What is the more common term for an energyproducing turbomachine? H...
- 14.14-4C: Discuss the primary difference between a positivedisplacement turbo...
- 14.14-5C: Explain why there is an extra term in the Bernoulli equation in a r...
- 14.14-6C: For a turbine, discuss the difference between brake horsepower and ...
- 14.14-7C: For a pump, discuss the difference between brake horsepower and wat...
- 14.14-8: An air compressor increases the pressure (Pout . Pin) and the densi...
- 14.14-9: A water pump increases the pressure of the water passing through it...
- 14.14-10C: Define net positive suction head and required net positive suction ...
- 14.14-11C: For each statement about centrifugal pumps, choose whether the stat...
- 14.14-12C: Figure P1412C shows two possible locations for a water pump in a pi...
- 14.14-13C: There are three main categories of dynamic pumps. List and define them
- 14.14-14C: Consider flow through a water pump. For each statement, choose whet...
- 14.14-15C: Write the equation that defines actual (available) net positive suc...
- 14.14-16C: Consider a typical centrifugal liquid pump. For each statement, cho...
- 14.14-17C: Explain why it is usually not wise to arrange two (or more) dissimi...
- 14.14-18C: Consider steady, incompressible flow through two identical pumps (p...
- 14.14-19C: In Fig. P1419C is shown a plot of pump net head as a function of pu...
- 14.14-20: Suppose the pump of Fig. P1419C is situated between two water tanks...
- 14.14-21: Suppose the pump of Fig. P1419C is situated between two large water...
- 14.14-22: Suppose the pump of Fig. P1419C is situated between two large water...
- 14.14-23: Consider the flow system sketched in Fig. P1423. The fluid is water...
- 14.14-24: Suppose the pump of Fig. P1423 is operating at free delivery condit...
- 14.14-25: Repeat Prob. 1424, but with a rough pipepipe roughness e 5 0.12 mm....
- 14.14-26: Consider the piping system of Fig. P1423, with all the dimensions, ...
- 14.14-27: Repeat Prob. 1426, but instead of a smooth pipe, let the pipe rough...
- 14.14-28: The performance data for a centrifugal water pump are shown in Tabl...
- 14.14-29: For the centrifugal water pump of Prob. 1428, plot the pumps perfor...
- 14.14-30: Suppose the pump of Probs. 1428 and 1429 is used in a piping system...
- 14.14-31E: The performance data for a centrifugal water pump are shown in Tabl...
- 14.14-32E: Transform each column of the pump performance data of Prob. 1431E t...
- 14.14-33E: For the centrifugal water pump of Prob. 1431E, plot the pumps perfo...
- 14.14-34E: Suppose the pump of Probs. 1431E and 1433E is used in a piping syst...
- 14.14-35: Suppose you are looking into purchasing a water pump with the perfo...
- 14.14-36: The performance data of a water pump follow the curve fit Havailabl...
- 14.14-37: For the application at hand, the flow rate of Prob. 1436 is not ade...
- 14.14-38E: A manufacturer of small water pumps lists the performance data for ...
- 14.14-39E: A water pump is used to pump water from one large reservoir to anot...
- 14.14-40E: For the pump and piping system of Prob. 1439E, plot the required pu...
- 14.14-41E: Suppose that the two reservoirs in Prob. 1439E are 1000 ft farther ...
- 14.14-42E: Paul realizes that the pump being used in Prob. 1439E is not well-m...
- 14.14-43: A water pump is used to pump water from one large reservoir to anot...
- 14.14-44: For the pump and piping system of Prob. 1443, plot required pump he...
- 14.14-45: Suppose that the free surface of the inlet reservoir in Prob. 1443 ...
- 14.14-46: Aprils supervisor asks her to find a replacement pump that will inc...
- 14.14-47: Calculate the volume flow rate between the reservoirs of Prob. 1443...
- 14.14-48: Comparing the results of Probs. 1443 and 1447, the volume flow rate...
- 14.14-49: Repeat Prob. 1443, but neglect all minor losses. Compare the volume...
- 14.14-50: Consider the pump and piping system of Prob. 1443. Suppose that the...
- 14.14-51: A local ventilation system (a hood and duct system) is used to remo...
- 14.14-52: For the duct system of Prob. 1451, plot required fan head Hrequired...
- 14.14-53: Repeat Prob. 1451, ignoring all minor losses. How important are the...
- 14.14-54: Suppose the one-way valve of Fig. P1451 malfunctions due to corrosi...
- 14.14-55E: A local ventilation system (a hood and duct system) is used to remo...
- 14.14-56E: For the duct system and fan of Prob. 1455E, partially closing the d...
- 14.14-57E: Repeat Prob. 1455E, ignoring all minor losses. How important are th...
- 14.14-58E: A centrifugal pump is used to pump water at 77F from a reservoir wh...
- 14.14-59E: Repeat Prob. 1458E, but at a water temperature of 113F. Discuss
- 14.14-60E: A self-priming centrifugal pump is used to pump water at 25C from a...
- 14.14-61E: Repeat Prob. 1460, but at a water temperature of 80C. Repeat for 90...
- 14.14-62E: Repeat Prob. 1460, but with the pipe diameter increased by a factor...
- 14.14-63E: The two-lobe rotary pump of Fig. P1463E moves 0.110 gal of a coal s...
- 14.14-64E: Repeat Prob. 1463E for the case in which the pump has three lobes o...
- 14.14-65: A two-lobe rotary positive-displacement pump, similar to that of Fi...
- 14.14-66: Consider the gear pump of Fig. 1426c. Suppose the volume of fluid c...
- 14.14-67: A centrifugal pump rotates at n . 5 750 rpm. Water enters the impel...
- 14.14-68: Suppose the pump of Prob. 1467 has some swirl at the inlet such tha...
- 14.14-69: Suppose the pump of Prob. 1467 has some reverse swirl at the inlet ...
- 14.14-70: A vane-axial flow fan is being designed with the stator blades upst...
- 14.14-71: Two water pumps are arranged in series. The performance data for bo...
- 14.14-72: The same two water pumps of Prob. 1471 are arranged in parallel. Ca...
- 14.14-73C: What is a draft tube, and what is its purpose? Describe what would ...
- 14.14-74C: Name and briefly describe the differences between the two basic typ...
- 14.14-75C: Discuss the meaning of reverse swirl in reaction hydroturbines, and...
- 14.14-76C: Give at least two reasons why turbines often have greater efficienc...
- 14.14-77C: Briefly discuss the main difference in the way that dynamic pumps a...
- 14.14-78: A hydroelectric plant has 14 identical Francis turbines, a gross he...
- 14.14-79: A Pelton wheel is used to produce hydroelectric power. The average ...
- 14.14-80: Some engineers are evaluating potential sites for a small hydroelec...
- 14.14-81: Prove that for a given jet speed, volume flow rate, turning angle, ...
- 14.14-82: Wind (r 5 1.204 kg/m3 ) blows through a HAWT wind turbine. The turb...
- 14.14-83: A Francis radial-flow hydroturbine is being designed with the follo...
- 14.14-84: Reconsider Prob. 1483. Using EES (or other) software, investigate t...
- 14.14-85: A Francis radial-flow hydroturbine has the following dimensions, wh...
- 14.14-86E: A Francis radial-flow hydroturbine has the following dimensions, wh...
- 14.14-87E: Using EES or other software, adjust the runner blade trailing edge ...
- 14.14-88: A simple single-stage axial turbine is being designed to produce po...
- 14.14-89: In the section on wind turbines, an expression was derived for the ...
- 14.14-90E: A hydroelectric power plant is being designed. The gross head from ...
- 14.14-91: The average wind speed at a proposed HAWT wind farm site is 12.5 m/...
- 14.14-92C: Pump specific speed and turbine specific speed are extra parameters...
- 14.14-93C: For each statement, choose whether the statement is true or false, ...
- 14.14-94C: Discuss which dimensionless pump performance parameter is typically...
- 14.14-95C: Look up the word affinity in a dictionary. Why do you suppose some ...
- 14.14-96: Consider the fan of Prob. 1451. The fan diameter is 30.0 cm, and it...
- 14.14-97: Calculate the fan specific speed of the fan of Probs. 1451 and 1496...
- 14.14-98: Calculate the pump specific speed of the pump of Example 1411 at it...
- 14.14-99: Len is asked to design a small water pump for an aquarium. The pump...
- 14.14-100: Consider the pump of Prob. 1499. Suppose the pump is modified by at...
- 14.14-101: A large water pump is being designed for a nuclear reactor. The pum...
- 14.14-102: Consider the pump of Prob. 1443. The pump diameter is 1.80 cm, and ...
- 14.14-103: Calculate the pump specific speed of the pump of Prob. 14102 at the...
- 14.14-104: Verify that turbine specific speed and pump specific speed are rela...
- 14.14-105: Consider a pumpturbine that operates both as a pump and as a turbin...
- 14.14-106: Apply the necessary conversion factors to prove the relationship be...
- 14.14-107: Calculate the turbine specific speed of the turbine in Prob. 1483. ...
- 14.14-108: Calculate the turbine specific speed of the Smith Mountain hydrotur...
- 14.14-109: Calculate the turbine specific speed of the Warwick hydroturbine of...
- 14.14-110: Calculate the turbine specific speed of the turbine of Example 1413...
- 14.14-111: Calculate the turbine specific speed of the turbine in Prob. 1485. ...
- 14.14-112: Calculate the turbine specific speed of the turbine in Prob. 1486E ...
- 14.14-113: Calculate the turbine specific speed of the Round Butte hydroturbin...
- 14.14-114: A one-fifth scale model of a water turbine is tested in a laborator...
- 14.14-115: The prototype turbine corresponding to the onefifth scale model tur...
- 14.14-116: Prove that the model turbine (Prob. 14114) and the prototype turbin...
- 14.14-117: In Prob. 14116, we scaled up the model turbine test results to the ...
- 14.14-118C: What is a pumpturbine? Discuss an application where a pumpturbine i...
- 14.14-119C: The common water meter found in most homes can be thought of as a t...
- 14.14-120C: For each statement, choose whether the statement is true or false, ...
- 14.14-121: For two dynamically similar pumps, manipulate the dimensionless pum...
- 14.14-122: For two dynamically similar turbines, manipulate the dimensionless ...
- 14.14-123: A group of engineers is designing a new hydroturbine by scaling up ...
- 14.14-124: Calculate and compare the efficiency of the two turbines of Prob. 1...
- 14.14-125: Calculate and compare the turbine specific speed for both the small...
- 14.14-126: Which turbomachine is designed to deliver a very high pressure rise...
- 14.14-127: In the turbomachinery industry, capacity refers to (a) Power (b) Ma...
- 14.14-128: A pump increases the pressure of water from 100 kPa to 3 MPa at a r...
- 14.14-129: A pump increases the pressure of water from 100 kPa to 900 kPa to a...
- 14.14-130: The brake horsepower and water horsepower of a pump are determined ...
- 14.14-131: In the pump performance curve, the point at which the net head is z...
- 14.14-132: A power plant requires 940 L/min of water. The required net head is...
- 14.14-133: Water enters the pump of a steam power plant at 20 kPa and 508C at ...
- 14.14-134: Which quantities are added when two pumps are connected in series a...
- 14.14-135: Three pumps are connected in series. According to pump performance ...
- 14.14-136: Three pumps are connected in parallel. According to pump performanc...
- 14.14-137: A two-lobe rotary positive-displacement pump moves 0.60 cm3 of moto...
- 14.14-138: The snail-shaped casing of centrifugal pumps is called (a) Rotor (b...
- 14.14-139: A centrifugal blower rotates at 1400 rpm. Air enters the impeller n...
- 14.14-140: A pump is designed to deliver 9500 L/min of water at a required hea...
- 14.14-141: The net head delivered by a pump at a rotational speed of 1000 rpm ...
- 14.14-142: The rotating part of a turbine is called (a) Propeller (b) Scroll (...
- 14.14-143: Which choice is correct for the comparison of the operation of impu...
- 14.14-144: Which turbine type is an impulse turbine? (a) Kaplan (b) Francis (c...
- 14.14-145: A turbine is placed at the bottom of a 20-m-high water body. Water ...
- 14.14-146: A hydroelectric power plant is to be built at a dam with a gross he...
- 14.14-147: In a hydroelectric power plant, water flows through a large tube th...
- 14.14-148: In wind turbines, the minimum wind speed at which useful power can ...
- 14.14-149: A wind turbine is installed in a location where the wind blows at 8...
- 14.14-150: The available power from a wind turbine is calculated to be 50 kW w...
- 14.14-151: A new hydraulic turbine is to be designed to be similar to an exist...
- 14.14-152: A hydraulic turbine operates at the following parameters at its bes...
- 14.14-153: Develop a general-purpose computer application (using EES or other ...
- 14.14-154: Experiments on an existing pump (A) yield the following BEP data: D...
- 14.14-155: Develop a general-purpose computer application (using EES or other ...
- 14.14-156: Experiments on an existing turbine (A) yield the following data: DA...
- 14.14-157: Calculate and compare the efficiency of the two turbines of Prob. 1...

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