Pipe Friction Loss at High Pressures

by J. G. Slater, Chief Engr.; W. C. Heath Associates, Inc., Milwaukee, Wis.,
J. R. Villemonte, (A.M.ASCE), Associate Prof. of Civ. Eng.; Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.,
H. J. Day, Senior Project Engr.; Scott Paper Co., Glen Falls, N. Y.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 1, Pg. 1-21

Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Results of investigation conducted at Hydraulics Laboratory of University of Wisconsin on energy loss in oil flow in straight, smooth pipes at line pressures up to 2000 psi and temperatures up to 120 F; flow was varied to produce change in Reynolds Number of 146 to 135,000 for range of atmospheric viscosities of 0.00003 to 0.0019 s1 per ft sec; application to hydraulic control circuits.

Subject Headings: Pressure pipes | Hydraulic pressure | Pipe flow | Flow control | Gradually varied flow | Pressurized flow | Viscous flow | Colleges and universities |

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