Turbulence, and Energy Loss, at Combining Pipe Junctions

by Marc Serre, Univ of Iowa, Iowa City, United States,
A. Jacob Odgaard, Univ of Iowa, Iowa City, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering Mechanics


Efforts to measure and describe the loss of energy at 90° sharp-edged junctions are described. The work is focussed on energy losses at discharge and area ratios for which there are no data available and no satisfactory theory.

Subject Headings: Pipelines | Flow measurement | Fluid flow | Pipe flow | Mathematics | Mathematical models | Water discharge measurement | Energy measurement

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