Today's problem is from the Weekly Exam Series, Week 12 #3 where the solution did not initially post:
A manufacturing facility's campus water supply is fed from a 125-foot tall open atmosphere water tank. A site fire pump is located 5 feet above grade and is flowing at its rated capacity of 35 psi at 1000 gpm with 18 psi loss in the total pipe network, what will the pressure be at the pump discharge if the discharge pipe is 4 inches in diameter?
a. 48 psi
b. 56 psi
c. 64 psi
d. 71 psi
Solution | Posted 08/29/17
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