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  • adj. In which energy is continuously imparted to the pumped fluid by means of a rotating impeller, propeller, or rotor (unlike a positive displacement pump, in which a fluid is moved by trapping a fixed amount of fluid and forcing the trapped volume into the pump's discharge).

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  • Module two: 1 March 2009 - 5 March 2009 losses in fluid systems including liquid, gas and sludge system calculation principles and design of rotodynamic and positive displacement pumps and compressors cavitation control valve design and behaviour matching of machines and systems pump intakes for clean and wastewater drive system, control and operating economics pump selection and maintenance fluid transient and prevention simulation

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  • Course description losses in fluid systems including liquid, gas and sludge system calculation principles and design of rotodynamic and positive displacement pumps and compressors cavitation control valve design and behaviour matching of machines and systems pump intakes for clean and wastewater drive system, control and operating economics pump selection and maintenance fluid transient and prevention simulation.

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  • Pumps fall into two major groups: rotodynamic pumps and positive displacement pumps.

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  • Centrifugal pumps are rotodynamic pumps which convert mechanical energy into hydraulic energy by centripetal force on the liquid.

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