Mon September 09, 2013 By: Ekta Singh

the power of a pump motor is 2 kW. how much water can it raise to a height of 10 m in 5 mins?

Expert Reply
Romal Bhansali
Tue September 10, 2013
The energy of the pump is E = P×t = 2000 × 5 × 60 = 6 × 105 J
Energy is work done to move the water of mass m upto a height h.
E = mgh
Thus, mass of water raised is;
Thus, the amount of water raised is equal to the volume of water.
Thus, amount of water in litres is
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