Pump Selection and Sizing

This design guideline assists engineers and operations personnel to understand the
function and types of pumps. The engineer or operations personnel can be assisted in
the selection of pump based on the practical plant application. All the important
parameters used in the guideline are explained in the definition section which help
the reader will better understand the meaning of the parameters or the term used.
Include in this design guideline are the two common types of pumps; centrifugal and
positive displacement pump. The functions and types of pump are explained in detail
under the General Design Guideline section.