Answer to Question #170881 in Civil and Environmental Engineering for Snoopy

Question #170881

A fireboat draws seawater SG=1.025 from submerged pipe and discharges it through a nozzle. The total head loss is 6.5ft. if the pump efficiency is 75%, what horsepower motor is required to drive it?


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2021-03-12T05:42:26-0500

solution


n=0.75

hf=6.5ft

SG=1.025

D1=6in

D2=2in

z1=6ft

v2=120ft/s 


6/2*6.5/6*120/1.025/0.75 =190



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