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Pump Spreedsheets & Calculations

Material to help you do design calculations for water systems with pumps in.

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    Pump Calculator Spreadsheet

    This spreadsheet allows the user to find the pump power requirement (Watts or Brake Horse Power) for various feeder pipe diameters (in) and given a known flow rate (LPS), pipe length (m) and head (m) and then select a suitable pump based upon available pump characteristic data. Microsoft Excel (192KB)

    Solar Pump Calculation Sheet

    PDF calculation sheet for designing solar pumping systems. Download this sheet as a PDF file (92 kb)