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Engineering Your Business

Apollo Revisited

February 14, 2017 Thad Plumley 0

Looking back at the many people and feats of engineering that made it possible. by Ed Butts, PE, CPI Anyone who has read this column knows I am fascinated with science and the practical application […]

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Engineering Your Business

System Head Curves

February 13, 2017 admin 0

 An excellent resource for water system designers. by Ed Butts, PE, CPI I discussed the fundamental concepts of pump curves and their proper use for determining total dynamic head and pump selection in two past […]

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Engineering Your Business

Memories of Days— And Songs—Gone By

January 1, 2017 admin 0

Music ties memories and emotions to people and job sites forever. By Ed Butts, PE, CPI I am a product of the 1960s, but primarily the 1970s. When we entered 1970, I was a 12-year-old […]

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Pumps and Water Systems

Engineering of Water Systems

January 1, 2017 admin 0

Part 14(a)—Submersible Pump Design, Part 1 By Ed Butts, PE, CPI With regard to pumping from a deep well, there has probably been no more worthwhile and valuable improvement over the past 50 years than […]