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by seandclark
Fri Sep 28, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Flow calculators and fluid flow problems
Topic: Pressure drop answer compare to Darcy Weisbach
Replies: 3
Views: 5655

Re: Pressure drop answer compare to Darcy Weisbach

Sorry, I think I found an error in the equation I was comparing to. The conversion factor for units was incorrect. Please retract my question.

Regards,

Sean
by seandclark
Fri Sep 28, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Flow calculators and fluid flow problems
Topic: Pressure drop answer compare to Darcy Weisbach
Replies: 3
Views: 5655

Re: Pressure drop answer compare to Darcy Weisbach

Thank you, I did see that already. Can you explain, in theory, why the answers would be different. It seems to me that the answers should match. Is there a reason why the equation you reference includes factors that are not in the Darcy-Weisbach equation for Laminar flow. the only explanation would ...
by seandclark
Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Flow calculators and fluid flow problems
Topic: Pressure drop answer compare to Darcy Weisbach
Replies: 3
Views: 5655

Pressure drop answer compare to Darcy Weisbach

I performed a pressure drop calculation in the flow calculator and compared the result to another spreadsheet that uses the Darcy-Weisbach equation for pressure drop - the results did not match. I double check the spreadsheet equation and calculations by hand and it appears to be correct. The Darcy-...