Mechanical Engineering - Hydraulic Machines - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Hydraulic Machines - Section 4 (Q.No. 13)
13.
Which of the following statement is correct ?
The centrifugal pump is suitable for large discharge and smaller heads.
The centrifugal pump requires less floor area and simple foundation as compared to reciprocating pump.
The efficiency of centrifugal pump is less as compared to reciprocating pump.
all of the above
Answer: Option
Explanation:
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Discussion:
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Anomy said:   5 years ago
It is considered that centrifugal pumps are less efficient because they need high maintenance cost as compared to reciprocating pumps. In reciprocating pumps, there is a constant flow rate despite of pressure.

SANJEEV KUMAR said:   7 years ago
I think only A & B is right answer.

Arpit said:   7 years ago
Centrifugal efficiency will be more than reciprocating due to less friction.

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