How pipes in parralel works in comparison to pipes in series

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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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russ_watters
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Just like resistors in a circuit in parallel or series.
 
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Astronuc
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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:

In order to solve for the flow rates in all of the network paths, a series of simultaneous equations must be developed that include every pipeline in the network. The Kirchoff laws form the basis for the development of the equations used to balance the flow in the network and are listed below:
Starts on page 15 of the PipeFlo pdf file provided by Q_Goest.
 
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how does boiling takes place

to find the reason behind the boliling of soln.
 

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