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Need help with calculation...

Need help with calculation...

(OP)
I am hoping somebody might be able to help me figure this one out.

How many pounds of pressure (PSI) would it take to move seawater with a density 0f 64 lbs CU/FT at a rate of 250,000 gallons per minute?

Not sure how to work this one out, or if I have all of the necassary information.

Thanks

RE: Need help with calculation...

You don't have a complete problem yet, you need to know

-What is the elevation change between where you are pumping from and where are you going to
-What is your fluid velocity (you need to know pipe area to calculate this)

Jeff
Pipe Stress Analysis Engineer
www.xceed-eng.com

RE: Need help with calculation...

...and maybe the size of the conduit...

Dik

RE: Need help with calculation...

...and maybe the size/number of valves and fittings

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