The following items will test your knowledge of the material covered in this
lesson. There is only one correct answer for each item. When you complete
the exercise, check your answers with the answer key. If you answer any
items incorrectly, go back to the part of the lesson that contains the
information involved and study again.
A hydraulic system is similar to an electrical system in two ways.
In one way head capacity resembles voltage, and in the other the flow
Choose the best answer to the following sentence:
In pipeline design, the size of the pipeline determines the
A Cost of operation.
B Manpower requirement.
C Pump station connections.
D Volume of fuel moved.
What is the most commonly desired variable on the pump graph, which
can be expressed in either gallons per minute or barrels per hour?
A Rate of flow.
D Vertical slope.
The normal head capacity of a pump station is the total head against
which it will pump at the most efficient operating point, i.e.,
A The optimum standard pipeline capacity.
B The design speed of the pumping units.
C The maximum head rating.