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

  1. Perry, R. H., and Green, D. W., “Perry’s Chemical Engineers’ Handbook,” 8th Ed., McGraw-Hill, New York, NY, p. 6-18 (2007).
  2. Moran, S., “An Applied Guide to Process and Plant Design,” Butterworth-Heinemann Oxford, U.K. (2015).
  3. Genić, S., et al., “A Review of Explicit Approximations of Colebrook’s Equation,” FME Transactions,39, pp. 67–71 (June 2011).
  4. Zigrang, D. J., and N. D. Sylvester, “Explicit Approximations to the Solution of Colebrook’s Friction Factor Equation,” AIChE Journal,28 (3), pp. 514–515 (May 1982).
  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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5 comments to “Pump Sizing Document – by AICHE”

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  1. Mohammed Mustafa Ahsan - January 3, 2022 at 7:50 am Reply

    really a valuable document. please share more documents related to Process Engineering

  2. Cole Haan - January 5, 2022 at 9:18 pm Reply

    Great content! Keep up the good work!

  3. Hamzah M - December 2, 2023 at 9:13 pm Reply

    very insightful post Eng. Hassan thx

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