Aquaculture Engineering by Odd-Ivar Lekang

By Odd-Ivar Lekang

As aquaculture maintains to develop at a speedy speed, knowing the engineering in the back of aquatic construction amenities is of accelerating significance for all these operating within the undefined. Aquaculture engineering calls for wisdom of the numerous normal points of engineering reminiscent of fabric expertise, development layout and building, mechanical engineering, and environmental engineering. In this comprehensive e-book now in its moment version, writer Odd-Ivar Lekang introduces those ideas and demonstrates how such technical wisdom should be utilized to aquaculture systems.Review of the 1st variation: 'Fish farmers and different group of workers occupied with the aquaculture undefined, providers to the fish farming enterprise and architects and brands will locate this publication a useful source. The booklet can be a major addition to the cabinets of all libraries in universities and examine associations the place aquaculture, agriculture and environmental sciences are studied and taught.'Aquaculture Europe'A invaluable e-book that, with a bit of luck, will encourage successors that spotlight extra on hot water aquaculture and on large-scale mariculture akin to tuna farming.'Cision

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The speed of the pump motor must be changed so that the pump only ­delivers 200 L/s. The original speed of the pump is 2800 rpm. What is the new speed? The power supply is 30 kW at the start. What is the new power supply? 22 A frequency transformer changes the ­frequency of the current and may therefore be used to regulate the pump speed. 9kW 3 Throttling By placing a throttle valve on the pressure side, it is possible to close the outlet of the pump (throttle) (Fig. 23). In this way an artificial head is created Water Transport 31 pumps of different sizes.

A disadvantage may be that artificial cooling of the motor becomes necessary, requiring the use of a fan. If there are leakages in the inlet pipeline false air may be drawn in, causing cavitation in the pump and supersaturation of nitrogen (see Chapter 12), especially when using dry placed pumps standing above the water surface. 5 Pump performance curves and working point for centrifugal pumps Characteristics curves The characteristics curves (pump diagrams) are used to describe the performance of centrifugal pumps (Fig.

Smaller angles will have lower k values Depends on the proportion divided from the main flow; increased with increased part flow Depends on how much water is supplied via part flow in the T-pipe; increases with increased size Values are highly dependent on the specification and the producer of the valve. Values shown are for fully open valves Water Transport When constructing the pipe system the head loss that results from fittings in the pipeline must be considered in addition to the head loss in the pipe itself.

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