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Transport Processes and Separation Process Principles, Fifth Edition by Daniel H. Lepek, A. Allen Hersel, Christie John Geankoplis

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Chapter 5. Incompressible and Compressible Flows in Pipes

5.0 Chapter Objectives

On completion of this chapter, a student should be able to:

• Identify the important geometrical properties used to describe flows in pipes

• Explain what is meant by the term schedule pipe size

• Differentiate and describe the velocity profile in a pipe for laminar and turbulent flow

• Explain why the velocity profile isn’t uniform for flows in pipes

• Explain and calculate the maximum and average velocities for flows in pipes

• Calculate the pressure drop and frictional losses for flows in pipes

• Explain the concept of friction factor

• Use friction factor to determine pressure drop and frictional losses for flows in pipes

• Derive the expression for friction ...

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