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Mariner's Formulae Quick reference guide
Pumping Head & Discharge Capacity
 
PARALLEL OPERATION OF 2 PUMPS
- with single common Intake and Discharge

Total combined Discharge Head or Pressure

      =   ½ (Discharge Head at 1st Pump + Discharge Head at 2nd Pump)


Total combined Discharge Capacity

      =   (Capacity at 1st Pump + Capacity at 2nd Pump)


SERIES OPERATION OF 2 PUMPS
- with single common Intake and Discharge

Total combined Discharge Head or Pressure

      =   (Discharge Head at 1st Pump + Discharge Head at 2nd Pump)


Total combined Discharge Capacity

      =   ½(Capacity at 1st Pump + Capacity at 2nd Pump)

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