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Flow rate and available head relation

  1. Jun 29, 2012 #1
    It is stated that as volumetric flow rate increses the available head decreases. Can anybody explain this sentence?
     
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  3. Jun 29, 2012 #2

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    The statement has to be put into context, but generally it means that there is an irreversible pressure drop through piping or other conduit which increases as flow rate increases.
     
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