always looking for suggestions on efficiency calcs for boilers, turbines/generators pumps
thanks in advance
I don't believe we have any kits specifically with pump curves, but I can point you to a few things that may help. First of all, the Asset_Based_PI_Example-Kit_PowerGen_Load_Forecasting_has some AF comparisons of projected power (analogous to pump curves) to actual power produced.
Secondly, the latest version of PI Vision now has an xy plot, enabling a plot of manufacturer pump curves vs actual.
Finally, as you might have guessed, there's two ways you can model this in AF - either with tables with select data points of flow vs head -or- if the equations are known, defining them in analyses.
FYI, the AF Table with XY Plot method that Brian mentioned has been turned into a Knowledge Base article:https://customers.osisoft.com/s/knowledgearticle?knowledgeArticleUrl=KB01580
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