Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines

Rotary Vane Compressor-Definition, Working principle ,Application, PDF

Written By Amrit Kumar

Rotary Vane compressor

Rotary Vane Compressor: It was invented by Charles C. Barnes of Sackville, New Brunswick, who patented it on  16 June 1874. Rotary Vane Compressor Definition:  This is a positive-displacement pump that consists of vanes mounted to a rotor that rotates inside a cavity. The vane-type compressor … Read More

Difference Between Centrifugal pump and Reciprocating pump [With PDF]

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Difference between Centrifugal pump and Reciprocating pump pdf

The main differences between Centrifugal Pump and Reciprocating Pump are the Centrifugal pump works low medium pressure head and Reciprocating Pump works high medium pressure head. Before moving to further detailed explanation lets have some overview of Centrifugal and Reciprocating … Read More

Limitation of Bernoulli’s Equation, PDF

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Limitation of Bernoulli’s Equation: 1. The velocity of liquid particles in the center of a pipe is maximum and gradually decreases towards the wall of the pipe due to friction. so only the mean velocity of the liquid should be … Read More

Difference Between Impulse and Reaction Turbine [With PDF]

Written By Amrit Kumar

difference between impulse and reaction turbine

The main differences between Impulse and Reaction turbines are, all hydraulic energy is converted into kinetic energy by a nozzle in the Impulse turbine and whereas In Reaction turbine Only some amount of the available energy is converted into kinetic … Read More