In this lesson, you will learn how to read and use pump graphs.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE
You will use the pump graphs to determine the flow rate,
feet of head, PSI available, and pump size for pump
You are a petroleum management officer.
You are given
information on how to use pump graphs. You are given pump
graphs for all military pumps used on a petroleum pipeline.
You must be able to read pump graphs to ensure maximum
efficiency of pumps available to you and to supervise your
You will identify on pump graphs the setting of a petroleum
The materials contained in this lesson were derived from
the following publications: FM 10-67-1 and FM 5-482.
As a future petroleum officer, you may find yourself planning and managing
petroleum pipelines and pump stations.
To get the most efficient
performance from the system, you must be familiar with the operating
characteristics of the pump stations. An easy way to