Graphical Solution For Branching Pipe Flow

by Claud C. Lomax,

Serial Information: Journal of the Pipeline Division, 1966, Vol. 92, Issue 1, Pg. 13-26

Document Type: Journal Paper


A graphical method for the solution of the flow distribution and pressures throughout a branching pipe network is presented. This procedure yields a direct solution avoiding the customary trial and error technique. An example is presented wherein the magnitudes of both sources of supply and outflows from the network vary with system pressures.

Subject Headings: Graphic methods | Flow visualization | Pipelines | Pipe flow | Flow distribution | Pressure distribution | Pressurized flow

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