System Head

The resistance or head caused by friction in the piping, valves and fittings. The system head is part of the pump’s total head.

We get this head by calculating the head loss in the lines, fittings and valves in the system. The charts section will give you these numbers

To learn about total head click on one of the following:

The system head is a portion of the total head you will need to make a system curve.



  • On February 17, 2018