Selecting a Dredge Pump

by Thomas M. Turner, Turner Consulting Inc, Sarasota, FL, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Dredging and Dredged Material Disposal

Abstract: While it is not necessary for the dredge operator to know how to design a dredge pump, the ability to select one that meets his project requirements is essential to insure the success of the hydraulic transport system. This paper provides eight simple steps which, if properly followed, can assure the dredgeman of reasonable pump performance.

Subject Headings: Pumps | Dredging | Hydraulic design | Hydraulic networks | Parameters (statistics)

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