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Hydraulic Ram Pump Performance Calculator - Borst Engineering & Construction LLC
Maximum Available Water Source Flow Rate (GPM)
Fall 1 - Water Elevation above Drive Line Inlet (Feet)
Fall 2 - Drive Line Inlet Elevation above Pump (Feet)
Lift - Desired Pumping Elevation above Pump (Feet)
Drive Line Inlet Loss Coefficient (0.3 typical)
Drive Line Nominal Diameter (Inches)
Drive Line Length (Feet)
Drive Line Darcy-Weisbach Absolute Roughness (Inches, or enter 0 for Galvanized Steel or 1 for PVC)
Drive Line Material Elastic Modulus (PSI, or enter 0 for Galvanized Steel or 1 for PVC)
Delivery Line Nominal Diameter (Inches)
Delivery Line Length (Feet)
Delivery Line Darcy-Weisbach Absolute Roughness (Inches, or enter 0 for Galvanized Steel or 1 for PVC)
Desired Frequency Setting (Cycles/Minute, Leave blank for Optimum or enter Desired)
Delivery Flow Rate (GPD)
Delivery Flow Rate (GPM)
Waste Flow Rate (GPM)
Drive Flow Rate (GPM)
Actual Frequency Setting (Cycles/Minute)
Installation Efficiency (%)
Minimum Drive Line Length (Feet, Calvert Criteria)
Maximum Drive Line Length (Feet, Calvert Criteria)
Nominal Delivery Line Pressure (PSI)
Nominal Drive Line Pressure (PSI)
Maximum Water Hammer Drive Line Pressure (PSI)
Maximum Pumping Elevation (Feet)
Maximum Drive Line Flow Rate (GPM, 3.5 times Drive Flow Rate or greater recommended)
Mean Drive Line Flow Rate (GPM)
Drive Line Friction Head Loss at Mean Drive Line Flow Rate (% of Total Fall, 5 or less recommended)
Installation Friction Head Loss at Mean Drive Line Flow Rate (% of Total Fall, 10 or less recommended)
Delivery Line Friction Head Loss at Delivery Flow Rate (% of Lift, 10 or less recommended)
Maximum Peak Drive Flow Rate (GPM)
Actual Peak Drive Flow Rate (GPM)
Drive Power (Watts)
Pumping Power (Watts)
Head Ratio (2 or greater)
Joukowski Ratio (1 or greater and not too close to an even integer)
Joukowski Ratio Unreliability Zone
Operational Reliability (%, 75 or more recommended)
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