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Larger sprinkler nozzles can save energy

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Blaine R. Hanson , Cooperative Extension, University of California, Davis
Herbert Schulbach, Cooperative Extension, Colusa County
Carl W. Rimbey, Cooperative Extension, Lassen County
Kent Kaita, Cooperative Extension, U.C., Davis

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California Agriculture 34(11):26-28.

Published November 01, 1980

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Increasing nozzle diameter can save a considerable amount of energy by reducing pump operating time, if adequate pressure can be maintained.Significant pumping energy savings may be realized by increasing sprinkler nozzle diameters to reduce pump operating time.

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Larger sprinkler nozzles can save energy

Blaine R. Hanson, Herbert Schulbach, Carl W. Rimbey, Kent Kaita
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Larger sprinkler nozzles can save energy

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Authors

Blaine R. Hanson , Cooperative Extension, University of California, Davis
Herbert Schulbach, Cooperative Extension, Colusa County
Carl W. Rimbey, Cooperative Extension, Lassen County
Kent Kaita, Cooperative Extension, U.C., Davis

Publication Information

California Agriculture 34(11):26-28.

Published November 01, 1980

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Increasing nozzle diameter can save a considerable amount of energy by reducing pump operating time, if adequate pressure can be maintained.Significant pumping energy savings may be realized by increasing sprinkler nozzle diameters to reduce pump operating time.

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Full text is available in PDF.

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