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March 1, 2012

Determining Friction Factors in Turbulent Pipe Flow

Several approaches are reviewed for calculating fluid-flow friction factors in fluid mechanics problems using the Colebrook equation

Dejan Brkić Beograd, Serbia

Head loss due to friction for fluids traveling through pipes, tubes and ducts is a critical parameter in the chemical process industries. The Colebrook equation is used to assess hydraulic resistance for turbulent flow in both smooth- and rough-walled pipes. Determining friction factors for the Colebrook equation requires either calculating iteratively or manipulating the equation to express friction factors explicitly....

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Comments (1) for Determining Friction Factors in Turbulent Pipe Flow
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Read this simple easy solution to Colebrook...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darcy_friction_factor_formulae#A_simple_True_Solution_in_Excel
Posted by harrell geron on Friday, January 4, 2013 @ 10:07 PM

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