Energy Losses in Bends and Fittings Apparatus

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Energy Losses in Bends and Fittings Apparatus. It consists of: - Sudden Enlargement - Sudden Contraction - Long Bend - Short Bend - Elbow Bend - Mitre Bend Apparatus: (Cont.) Flow rate through the circuit is controlled by a flow control valve. Pressure tappings in the circuit are connected to a twelve bank manometer, which incorporates an air inlet/outlet valve in the top manifold. An air bleed screw
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Unformatted text preview: facilitates connection to a hand pump. This enables the levels in the manometer bank to be adjusted to a convenient level to suit the system static pressure. A clamp which closes off the tappings to the mitre bend is introduced when experiments on the valve fitting are required. A differential pressure gauge gives a direct reading of losses through the gate valve....
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