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Introduction to Centrifugal Pumps

Learning objectives

  • Describe the principle behind the operation of a centrifugal pump
  • Identify the basic components that comprise a single stage centrifugal pump
  • State the difference between a radially split and axially split centrifugal pump design
  • Explain the difference between single-suction and double-suction centrifugal pumps
  • Describe what is meant by a multi-stage centrifugal pump

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able describe the basic design and function of both single-stage and multi-stage centrifugal pumps.

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