Pipe Network and Orifice, Nozzle Flow

  • Hongqing Song


For pipe flow calculation, the piping system can be divided into two parts, that is single pipe flow and multiple pipes flow. The combination of multiple pipes can make up the pipe network. The researches on orifice and nozzle flow are also meaningful in engineering application. In this chapter, we will first introduce single pipe flow and multiple pipes flow. For multiple pipes flow, we mainly discuss series flow, parallel flow and uniformly variable mass outflow. Then we will figure out characteristics of orifice flow and nozzle flow. For them, we will pay more attention to their discharge coefficients for velocity and flow rate.


Series flow Parallel flow Orifice flow Nozzle flow Discharge coefficient 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Civil and Resource EngineeringUniversity of Science and Technology BeijingBeijingChina

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