NPSH and Total Head Calculation: 1-Part Live Webinar
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NPSH and Total Head Calculation
1-Part Live Webinar
This webinar will cover the definition, measurement and calculation of pump total head (H) and net positive suction head available (NPSHA). The instructor will review pressure (absolute, atmospheric, gauge, vapor, etc.) and how head is calculated based on pressure measurement and the liquid’s density. All aspects of calculating total suction head (hs), total suction head absolute (hs,a), and total discharge head (hd) for the purpose of calculating total pump head (H) and NPSHA. Five calculation examples are presented that illustrate the difference in calculations for wet-pit, closed systems, and various locations of the pressure measurement.
Upon completion, learners should be able to:
- Understand pressure
- pump inlet
- pump outlet
- Interpret pressure profile through a pump
- Calculate of suction head, discharge head and total pump head for various installation and measurement examples
- Calculate Net Positive Suction Head Available (NPSHA) for various installation and measurement examples
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Director of Technical Affairs
Peter Gaydon is the Director of Technical Affairs at the Hydraulic Institute. Peter has technical responsibility for all standards, guidebooks, and program guides published by the Hydraulic Institute, as well as management of government affairs committees responsible for technically reviewing regulations related to pumps. He is currently a member of the Appliance Standards Federal Rulemaking Advisory Committee (ASRAC) working group for circulator pumps. Prior to joining HI, Peter held design, development, and test engineering positions with major pump manufacturers and holds a B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alfred.
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