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  • question_answer Consider the following statements regarding the specific speed of a centrifugal pump:
    1. Specific speed is defined as the speed of a geometrically similar pump developing unit power under unit head.
    2. At the same specific speed, the efficiency is greater with larger capacity
    3. The specific speed increases with increase in outer blade angle
    4. The specific speed varies directly as the square root of the pump discharge.
    Of these statements:

    A) 1 and 2 are correct

    B) 2 and 4 are correct

    C) 3 and 4 are correct         

    D) 2 and 3 are correct   

    Correct Answer: B

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