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How pipes in parralel works in comparison to pipes in series

  1. Aug 11, 2007 #1
    can anybody focus something on how pipes in parallel will work in comparison to the same pipes in series.i want to calculate pressure drop across 4 parallel pipes emerging from a tank & entering inside the other tank . pipes of sam dia,& same length.
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  3. Aug 11, 2007 #2


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    Just like resistors in a circuit in parallel or series.
  4. Aug 11, 2007 #3


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    This is the same post in a thread on pipe flow (flow in elbows and pipes) in the Mechanical & Aerospace Forum.

    As Russ alluded to:

    Starts on page 15 of the PipeFlo pdf file provided by Q_Goest.
  5. Aug 13, 2007 #4
    how does boiling takes place

    to find the reason behind the boliling of soln.
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