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Pressure Head :

Pressure Head :
  • It is a specific type of pressure used in pump systems.
  • It is a measurement of the height difference between the fluid being move and the discharge point.
  • For example, let’s say you have a well of water that is 2 metres underground, and you have a tap and pipe system half a metre above ground.
  • In fluid mechanics, it is the height of a liquid column that corresponds to a particular pressure exerted by the liquid column on the base of its container.
  • It may also be known as static pressure head or simply static head (but not).
  • Head is the maximum height that a pump can move fluid against gravity.
  • The pump head or discharge head of a water pump is a measure of the power of a pump. 
  • The greater the pump head, the greater the pressure that the pump can generate.
Uses :
  • Another reason that head is used, is that as long as the liquid that is being pumped has a similar viscosity to water, the head will be identical for different liquids.
  • This may or may not be the case when using pressure to define a pump’s characteristics.
  • Water Pressure is the force that is needed to make water move from one place to another, or can also refer to the force the water exerts once released from a pipe or faucet.
  • Typically, pressure pumps boost water pressure, and can also, improve flow rate.
Formula :
  • The formula for the calculation is given below.
  • Pressure Head = (Pressure * 2.31) / Specific Gravity.
  • Beside the formula this calculator works.
How to Calculate ?
  • First, Enter the Pressure. Then,
  • Second, Enter the Specific Gravity. Then,
  • Click “Calculate” to get the result and then if you want to clear values Click “Reset” in addition to clear the values.
  • Finally, follow these steps to get the result.
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