Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics

Solving For Brake Horsepower

Note: Equation for water at 68 Fahrenheit. Usually, temperature correction for water is negligible.

discharge or flow rate (Q)

= 0

= 0

gallon/minute

total head (H)

= 0

= 0

foot

pump efficiency (n)

= 0

= 0

brake horsepower (WHP)

= NOT CALCULATED

Select to solve for a different unknown

Water Horsepower

Solve for water horsepower | |

Solve for flow rate or discharge | |

Solve for total head | |

Solve for pump efficiency | |

Solve for brake horsepower |

Net Positive Suction Head and Cavitation

Where

WHP | = | water horsepower |

Q | = | flow rate or discharge |

H | = | total head |

n | = | pump efficiency |

BHP | = | brake horsepower |

NPSH | = | net positive suction head |

V | = | velocity of fluid or liquid |

p | = | impeller inlet pressure |

p_{v} | = | vapor pressure of fluid or liquid |

SW | = | specific weight of fluid or liquid |

g | = | acceleration of gravity |

References - Books:

1) P. Aarne Vesilind, J. Jeffrey Peirce and Ruth F. Weiner. 1994. Environmental Engineering. Butterworth Heinemann. 3rd ed.

Infant Growth Charts - Baby Percentiles
Overtime Pay Rate Calculator
Salary Hourly Pay Converter - Jobs
Percent Off - Sale Discount Calculator
Pay Raise Increase Calculator
Linear Interpolation Calculator
Dog Age Calculator
Percent Difference Equations Calculator
Pump Calculator - Water Hydraulics
Engine Motor Horsepower Calculator
Darcy-Weisbach Equations Calculator
Power Equations Formulas Calculator
Fluid Pressure Equations Calculator
Torque Equations Formulas Calculator
Manning Equations Calculator
Orifice Flow Rate Calculator

Home: PopularIndex 1Index 2Index 3Index 4Infant ChartMath GeometryPhysics ForceFluid MechanicsFinanceLoan CalculatorNursing Math

Online Web Apps, Rich Internet Application, Technical Tools, Specifications, How to Guides, Training, Applications, Examples, Tutorials, Reviews, Answers, Test Review Resources, Analysis, Homework Solutions, Worksheets, Help, Data and Information for Engineers, Technicians, Teachers, Tutors, Researchers, K-12 Education, College and High School Students, Science Fair Projects and Scientists

By Jimmy Raymond

Contact: aj@ajdesigner.com

Privacy Policy, Disclaimer and Terms

Copyright 2002-2015