A Continuous Prediction Method for Fully Developed Laminar, Transitional, and Turbulent Flows in Pipes

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N. W. Wilson

Institute of Applied Science and Technology, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

R. S. Azad

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

J. Appl. Mech 42(1), 51-54 (Mar 01, 1975) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3423552 History: Received December 01, 1973; Online July 12, 2010


A single set of equations is developed to predict the mean flow characteristics in long circular pipes operating at laminar, transitional, and turbulent Reynolds numbers. Generally good agreement is obtained with available data in the Reynolds number range 100 < Re < 500,000.

Copyright © 1975 by ASME
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