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INTRODUCTION TO CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS

The general characteristics of the centrifugal pump are listed in Table 3.1.

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Characteristic Self-priming No

This chapter will (1) describe the centrifugal pump, (2) provide a brief discussion of pump theory, (3) describe the types of centrifugal pumps, (4) discuss pump characteristics, (5) describe the advantages and disadvantages of the centrifugal pump, and (6) list centrifugal pump applications.