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1st Edition

Flow Resistance: A Design Guide for Engineers

ISBN 9781560324874
Published July 1, 1989 by CRC Press
416 Pages

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Book Description

This book provides practical, applications-oriented data necessary for the design and evaluation of internal fluid system pressure losses. It is an easy-to-use compilation of flow resistance coefficients in graphical or tabular form without the distraction of voluminous theory and text.

Table of Contents

1. General Information 2. Flow in Straight Tubes and Conduits: Friction Coefficients and Roughness 3. Flow at the Entrance into Tubes and Conduits: Resistance Coefficients of Inlet Sections 4. Flow Through Orifices with Sudden Change in Velocity and Flow Area: Resistance Coefficients of Sections with Sudden Expansion, Sudden Contraction, Orifices, Diaphragms, and Apertures 5. Flow with a Smooth Change in Velocity: Resistance Coefficients of Difftisers and Converging and Other Transition Sections 6. Flow with Changes of the Stream Direction: Resistance Coefficients of Curved Segments—Elbows and Bends 7. Merging of Flow Streams and Division into Flow Streams: Resistance Coefficients of Wyes, Tees, and Manifolds 8. Flow Through Barriers Uniformly Distributed Over the Channel Cross Section: Resistance Coefficients of Grids, Screens, Porous Layers, and Packings 9. Flow Through Pipe Fittings and Labyrinth Seals 10. Flow Past Obstructions in a Tube: Resistance Coefficients of Sections with Protuberances, Trusses, Girders, and other Shapes 11. Flow at the Exit from Tubes and Channels: Resistance Coefficients of Exit Sections

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