# Pipe Sizing

## Sizing steam and condensate pipes - pressure loss, recommended velocity, capacity and more

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### Capacities in Gravity Return Condensate Pipe Lines

Recommended capacities (lb/hour) in gravity condensate return lines

### Classification of Steam Heating Systems

Steam systems carries heat through pipes from the boiler to consumers as heat exchangers, process equipment etc.

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Condensate Line Capacity in *kW*

Maximum capacities of condensate lines in *kW* steam consumption

### Condensate Lines - Flash Steam

Flash steam produced in condensate pipe lines

### Design of Steam Heating Systems

An introduction to the basic design of steam heating systems

### Feed Pumps - Steam Systems and Suction Lift

Impeller cavitation increase with water temperature

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Flow Coefficient *C*_{v} versus Flow Factor *K*_{v}

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Comparing flow coefficient *C _{v}* and flow factor

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### Friction Resistance in Condensate Lines - Imperial Units

Friction or major resistance in condensate pipe lines

### Pipes - Heating Expansion and Cooling Contraction

Expansion or contraction when heating or cooling cast iron, carbon and carbon molybdenum steel, wrought iron, copper, brass and aluminum pipes

### Pipes and Fluid Flow Velocities

Calculate fluid flow and pipe velocities in pipes and tubes

### Pipes and Tubes - Temperature Expansion

Pipes expands when heated and contracts when cooled and the expansion can be expressed with the expansion formula

### Pipes and Tubes - Water Content

The water content in steel pipes and copper tubes

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### Pressure Drop in Steam Pipes

Steam pipes and pressure drop diagrams - imperial and metric units

### Properties of Saturated Steam - Imperial Units

Steam table with sensible, latent and total heat, and specific volume at different gauge pressures and temperatures

### Recommended Velocities in Steam Systems

The steam velocity in a steam distribution system should be within certain limits to avoid excessive wear and tear

### Sizing Condensate Pipe Lines - SI Units

Steam distribution systems and sizing condensate return lines

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Sizing Steam Pipes *(kg/h)*

Steam is a compressible gas where pipe line mass flow capacity depends on steam pressure.

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Sizing Steam Pipes *(lb/h)*

Steam is a compressible gas where the capacity of a pipe line depends on the size of the pipe and the steam pressure.

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### Steam Flow Rate and Pressure Drop - Schedule 40 Pipe

Flow rate *(lb/h)* and pressure drop per* 100 feet* of pipe

### Steam Heating Process - Load Calculating

Calculating the amount of steam in non-flow batch and continuous flow heating processes

### Steam Pipe - Online Pressure drop Calculator

Calculate pressure drops in steam distribution pipe lines

### Steam Pipes - Sizing

Pipe sizing steam systems - major and minor loss in steam distribution systems

### Steam Pipes - Thermal Expansion

Thermal expansion of steam pipes heated from room temperature to operation temperature (mm pr. 100 m pipe)

### Steam Traps - Safety Factor

Selection of steam traps and their safety factors

### Steel Pipes and Expansion Loop Capacities

Steel pipes - thermal expansion and expansion loop capacities

### Stress in Steam Boiler Shells from Boiler Pressure

Calculate stress in in steam boiler shells caused by steam pressure

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Thermal Expansion of Steam Pipes - *inches*

Steam pipes heated from room temperature to operation temperatures - expands