Pressure Drop Due to Flow Through Fine Mesh Screens

by Mahadevan Padmanabhan,
Svein Vigander, (A.M.ASCE),

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1978, Vol. 104, Issue 8, Pg. 1191-1195

Document Type: Journal Paper


In hydraulic models, the proper simulation of pressure drop and velocity modification behavior of the screens is important. A good estimate of the pressure losses across square mesh screens with small openings and round wires could be obtained from the relationships even for screen Reynolds numbers less then 1,000.

Subject Headings: Pressurized flow | Mesh generation | Hydraulic models | Dynamic pressure | Hydraulic pressure | Simulation models | Fluid velocity | Reynolds number

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