Indian Journal of Agricultural Research

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Indian Journal of Agricultural Research, volume 52 issue 4 (august 2018) : 374-379

Performance evaluation of pressure head loads and pumping efficiency on electrical pump sets

C. Patel Vedant, P.B. Vekariya
1Department of Soil and Water Engineering, College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh-362 001, Gujarat, India.
Cite article:- Vedant Patel C., Vekariya P.B. (2018). Performance evaluation of pressure head loads and pumping efficiency on electrical pump sets. Indian Journal of Agricultural Research. 52(4): 374-379. doi: 10.18805/IJARe.A-5010.
The study was undertaken to determine the performance of submersible pump and mono-block centrifugal pump to develop characteristic curves of and its operating conditions. The results revealed that submersible pump the maximum all over pump set efficiency was found 54.98 % at working head 40.43 m, discharge equal to 24.10 lps, WHP 12.99 and input HP 23.63, it was operating point of pump. More than 50 % efficiency can be achieved with discharge capacity varied between 24.10 to 17.89 lps. While Mono-block pump testing was done for suction lifts 0.5 m, 0.7 m, 1.6 m and 2.5m, the maximum efficiency was found 75.10 % at 0.7 m suction lift and at 29.34 m head under same static lift minimum efficiency was found 47.94 .So, operating head may be adopted 17 m against this head maximum efficiency is 48 %, discharge 11.9 lps and 5.5 HP
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