1. What is the significance of specific speed? A centrifugal pump has a specific speed of 500. What.

1. What is the significance of specific speed? A centrifugal
pump has a specific speed of 500. What is the relation of head and flow to a similar
pump but with specific speed of 1000?

2. A hydropower plant has 100 m of head available to be used
for power production. Is a Pelton wheel suitable for this purpose? What type of
hydraulic turbine do you recommend?