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How to find Orifice Plate Area

  1. Apr 21, 2016 #1
    I have a diameter of orifice is 1.025 inches and it says the Plate Area is 0.0058ft ^2 how is this answer received? Ill be using it to find orifice coefficient I don't understand why its 0.0058
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  3. Apr 21, 2016 #2


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    0.0058 is the area of a 1.025 inch circle expressed in square feet. Do the math, you'll find they are equivalent.
  4. Apr 22, 2016 #3
    ah yes brain fart lol I was running on like 3 hrs of sleep in 3 days. Thank you sometimes you need a little help on the simplest things!
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