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Pipe Networks Dr. Shahid Ali
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Branched Pipes
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If the head loss is given , the total discharge may be computed directly by adding the contribution from the various pipes.
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If the total flow is given and the head loss and distribution of flow among the pipes are required, an approximate solution may be obtained by assuming a reasonable value of head loss and computing the resulting individual flows and the percentage distribution of flow . This percentage distribution will not be change greatly with the magnitude of the flow and may then be applied to find the actual distribution of the total discharge. 𝐿 = 𝑓 𝐿 𝐷 + ∑𝑘 𝑉 2 2𝑔 𝑄 1 = 𝐴 1 𝑉 1 = 2?ℎ ? ? 𝐿 𝐷 +∑? = 𝐶 1 𝐿 𝑄 = 𝐶 1 𝐿 + 𝐶 2 𝐿 + 𝐶 3 𝐿 = 𝐿 𝐶 1 + 𝐶 2 + 𝐶 3 Analogy with ohm’s law, frictional resistance is like ohmic resistance , head loss is like voltage drop and flow is corresponds to electrical current.
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