Pump Sizing Document – by AICHE


This document discusses how to size a pump.
- Equations
- Parameters

This is a nice technical bulletin from AICHE, for those who are interested in Engineering and Sizing.


Supporting Tool

Line Sizing Tool is a tool to calculate the pressure drop and velocity through piping. This will help in sizing your pump.


Cited References

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  5. Haaland, S. E., “Simple and Explicit Formulas for the Friction Factor in Turbulent Flow,” Journal of Fluids Engineering,105 (1), pp. 89–90 (1983).
  6. Huddleston, D., et al., “A Spreadsheet Replacement for Hardy--Cross Piping System Analysis in Undergraduate Hydraulics,” Critical Transitions in Water and Environmental Resources Management, pp. 1–8 (2004).




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