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Experiment No. 1

Pump Characteristic Using Series and Parallel Pump

I. Objectives

A. General Objective

To demonstrate the principle operating characteristics of pump in series, parallel and single

pump operation.

B. Specific objectives

1. Shd

2. ahah

II. Theory

III. Materials and Methods

A. Materials

1. Pump demonstration set-up 4. Graduated Cylinder (1000 mL)

2. Timer/Stopwatch 5. Pail

3. Water storage tank

(insert diagram with labels)

B. Methods

IV. Results and Discussion

Table 1. Single Pumps

Pressure
Pump Volume Flow rate Phead
out Time (s) Ptotal (Kg/m2)
no. (mL) (L/min) (Kg/m2)
2
(Kg/cm )
10 10.19 11365 66.9185
1 20 5.44 6355 70.0919
30 5.40 4990 55.4444
10 5.15 4898 57.0641
2 20 5.39 4867 54.1781
30 5.39 3990 44.4156
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Table 2. Series Configuration of Two Pumps


Pressure out
Trial Volume Flow rate Phead
Pump Pump Time (s) Ptotal (Kg/m2)
no. (mL) (L/min) (Kg/m2)
1 2
1 0 10 5.44 6055 66.7831
2 0 20 5.47 6400 70.2011
3 10 30 5.49 5855 63.9891

Table 3. Parallel Configuration of Two Pumps


Pressure out
Trial Volume Flow rate Phead
Pump Pump Time (s) Ptotal (Kg/m2)
no. (mL) (L/min) (Kg/m2)
1 2
1 0 10 5.47 11150 122.3035
2 0 20 5.39 9430 104.9722
3 0 30 5.45 9295 102.3303

V. Conclusion

VI. References