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Consider a system such as shown in thefollowing schematic. This is a basic or most common system where pumps are used for fluid transportation.

This page provides a basic calculation tool for sizing of pumps for a system such asgiven in the schematic.

For the schematic givenabove,

## Tutorials and references

- Tutorial for using the pump sizing calculator
- Net positive suction head - NPSH definition
- Difference between NPSHr (required) and NPSHa (available)
- Here is an NPSH calculation tutorial that makes extensive use of the EnggCyclopedia calculators for quick calculations.
- Pipe pressure drop calculation tutorial