Pipe Flow: A Practical and Comprehensive Guide

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John Wiley & Sons, May 22, 2012 - Science - 289 pages

Pipe Flow provides the information required to design and analyze the piping systems needed to support a broad range of industrial operations, distribution systems, and power plants. Throughout the book, the authors demonstrate how to accurately predict and manage pressure loss while working with a variety of piping systems and piping components.

The book draws together and reviews the growing body of experimental and theoretical research, including important loss coefficient data for a wide selection of piping components. Experimental test data and published formulas are examined, integrated and organized into broadly applicable equations. The results are also presented in straightforward tables and diagrams.

Sample problems and their solution are provided throughout the book, demonstrating how core concepts are applied in practice. In addition, references and further reading sections enable the readers to explore all the topics in greater depth.

With its clear explanations, Pipe Flow is recommended as a textbook for engineering students and as a reference for professional engineers who need to design, operate, and troubleshoot piping systems. The book employs the English gravitational system as well as the International System (or SI).

 

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Contents

Section 1
75
Section 2
77
Section 3
89
Section 4
101
Section 5
113
Section 6
131
Section 7
139
Section 8
144
Section 19
201
Section 20
205
Section 21
213
Section 22
217
Section 23
219
Section 24
225
Section 25
231
Section 26
235

Section 9
157
Section 10
163
Section 11
177
Section 12
188
Section 13
189
Section 14
190
Section 15
193
Section 16
196
Section 17
197
Section 18
198
Section 27
240
Section 28
240
Section 29
241
Section 30
245
Section 31
253
Section 32
263
Section 33
269
Section 34
275
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About the author (2012)

Donald C. Rennels has been working in the Nuclear Energy Division of GE since 1971. His work has included developing network flow models of reactor vessel internals and various nuclear steam supply systems as well as preparing technical design procedures. In his time at GE, he has won six General Manager Awards.

Hobart M. Hudson has been working in the Test Division of Aerojet since 1977. As a senior engineering specialist, he performed analyses of existing rocket test equipment and designed new equipment. As a mechanical engineering consultant, he has worked on various rocket test system designs and analyses, including the Mars Lander Engine.

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