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State ONE function of a pump
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A pump is a mechanical device used to raise a fluid from a lower to a higher level.
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Complete the following sentences by filling in the missing word(s). Write only the word(s) next to the question number (7.1-7.4) in the answer book.
  • Reciprocating pumps are......displacement pumps
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  • Positive
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Name the type of reciprocating pump that are described below:
  •  Has only one inlet and one delivery valve.
  • Liquid is drawn in and delivered during the same stroke.
  • The high-pressure seal reciprocates with the piston.
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  • Single-acting pump
  • Double-acting pump
  • Piston pump
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Complete the following sentences by filling in the missing word(s). Write only the word(s) next to the question number (7.1-7.4) in the answer book.
7.2 A plunger is......than its stroke length and a piston is......than its stroke length.
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  • Longer and shorter
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Complete the following sentences by filling in the missing word(s). Write only the word(s) next to the question number (7.1-7.4) in the answer book
  • The rotating element of a centrifugal pump is called an impeller. The rotating element of a rotary pump is called a.....
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  • Rotor
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Name the THREE categories into which pumps are classified
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  • Centrifugal pump
  • Reciprocating pump
  • Rotary pump
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State TWO methods of neutralising water hammer in plunger pumps.
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  • Open and close valves gradually
  • Use an air chamber in the delivery line
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Briefly explain the operation of a centrifugal pump
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As water circulates inside the casing a vortex is created at the centre, which causes a vacuum. This vacuum allows more water to be drawn into the casing. A centrifugal force causes the water at the outside circumference of the casing to be forced through the delivery outlet
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Briefly explain the operation of a gear pump
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As the gear teeth unmesh, a vacuum is created at the inlet. Fluid flows in the spaces between the gear teeth mesh again at the outlet, the fluid is forced out.
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Complete the following sentences by filling in the missing word(s). Write only the word(s) next to the question number (7.1-7.4) in the ANSWER BOOK
7.1) Single-acting pumps have one......and one......
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  • 7.1) Inlet valve and outlet valve

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Figure below shows the operation of a plunger pump
Study the diagram and answer the questions
State the type of displacement that occurs in this pump
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  • Positive displacement
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Give  one function of a stuffing box assembly in centrifugal and reciprocating pumps.
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  • Houses the the packing or sealing material
  • Guides the linear movement of the shaft or piston rod
  • Prevents the escape of fluid past the piston rod
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Q:
State ONE function of a pump
A:
A pump is a mechanical device used to raise a fluid from a lower to a higher level.
Q:
Complete the following sentences by filling in the missing word(s). Write only the word(s) next to the question number (7.1-7.4) in the answer book.
  • Reciprocating pumps are......displacement pumps
A:
  • Positive
Q:
Name the type of reciprocating pump that are described below:
  •  Has only one inlet and one delivery valve.
  • Liquid is drawn in and delivered during the same stroke.
  • The high-pressure seal reciprocates with the piston.
A:
  • Single-acting pump
  • Double-acting pump
  • Piston pump
Q:
Complete the following sentences by filling in the missing word(s). Write only the word(s) next to the question number (7.1-7.4) in the answer book.
7.2 A plunger is......than its stroke length and a piston is......than its stroke length.
A:
  • Longer and shorter
Q:
Complete the following sentences by filling in the missing word(s). Write only the word(s) next to the question number (7.1-7.4) in the answer book
  • The rotating element of a centrifugal pump is called an impeller. The rotating element of a rotary pump is called a.....
A:
  • Rotor
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Q:
Name the THREE categories into which pumps are classified
A:
  • Centrifugal pump
  • Reciprocating pump
  • Rotary pump
Q:
State TWO methods of neutralising water hammer in plunger pumps.
A:
  • Open and close valves gradually
  • Use an air chamber in the delivery line
Q:
Briefly explain the operation of a centrifugal pump
A:
As water circulates inside the casing a vortex is created at the centre, which causes a vacuum. This vacuum allows more water to be drawn into the casing. A centrifugal force causes the water at the outside circumference of the casing to be forced through the delivery outlet
Q:
Briefly explain the operation of a gear pump
A:
As the gear teeth unmesh, a vacuum is created at the inlet. Fluid flows in the spaces between the gear teeth mesh again at the outlet, the fluid is forced out.
Q:
Complete the following sentences by filling in the missing word(s). Write only the word(s) next to the question number (7.1-7.4) in the ANSWER BOOK
7.1) Single-acting pumps have one......and one......
A:
  • 7.1) Inlet valve and outlet valve

Q:
Figure below shows the operation of a plunger pump
Study the diagram and answer the questions
State the type of displacement that occurs in this pump
A:
  • Positive displacement
Q:
Give  one function of a stuffing box assembly in centrifugal and reciprocating pumps.
A:
  • Houses the the packing or sealing material
  • Guides the linear movement of the shaft or piston rod
  • Prevents the escape of fluid past the piston rod
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