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Loss Coefficients

  1. Jul 27, 2010 #1
    Hey I am designing a pipe system for a class and am required to calculate headloss. At one point in the design, a pipe splits into 4 smaller pipes and then these rejoin to recreate a pipe at the original pipe. I can't seem to find the loss coefficients associated with the quadfurcation and junction associated with this system. Anyone have the data for this?
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  3. Jul 27, 2010 #2


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    Welcome to the forum.

    Please read the rules on posting located at the top. This type of question goes in the homework section. :smile:

    You will have to perform some type of nodal analysis (e.g. Hardy-Cross Method) to solve your problem since this is a parallel flow.

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