Sizing a motor using a pump curve

Does anyone have any good articles that explain how one should size a motor based off a pump curve? I have read in one article to size the motor based on the far runout on the pump curve (max flow with lower head) for centrifugal pumps, is that correct? I was hoping for some good facts to make correct decision for sizing motors?
asked 7/29/2012
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Why don't you try searching for the Grundfos Pump Handbook?
answered 4/10/2013 EE65 19
EE65

The following site describes how to select a motor based on pump curves:

    Price Pump - Lesson Two: Reading a Pump Performance Curve

answered 2/17/2013 Steven McFadyen 235
Steven McFadyen

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