Pipe Sizing

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

Capacities in Gravity Return Condensate Pipe Lines

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

Capacities of Condensate Lines - in kW

Maximum capacities of condensate lines in kW steam consumption

Classification of Steam Heating Systems

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

Condensate Lines and Flash Steam

Flash steam produced by hot water and condensate

Design of Steam Heating Systems

An introduction to the basic design of steam heating systems

Feeding Pumps - the Suction Lift in Steam Systems

The danger of impeller cavitations increases with water temperature

Flow Coefficient Cv and Flow Factor Kv

Comparing the flow coefficient Cv with the flow factor Kv

Friction Resistance in Condensate Lines - Imperial Units

Friction or major resistance in condensate pipe lines

Pipe Fluid Flow Velocity

Calculate fluid flow and pipe velocity

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 Tubes - Temperature Expansion

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

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

Sizing Steam Pipe Lines (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.

Sizing Steam Pipes (kg/h)

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

Steam Flow Rate and Pressure Drop - Schedule 40 Pipe

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

Steam Heating Processes - Load Calculating

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

Steam Pipe Pressure drop Calculator

Calculate pressure drop 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 surrounding temperature to operation temperature (mm pr. 100 m pipe)

Steam Trap Safety Factor

Selection of steam traps and safety factors

Steel Pipe - Expansion Loop Capacity

Steel pipes - thermal expansion and expansion loop capacities

Stress in a Steam Boiler Shell from Boiler Pressure

Calculate the stress in in a steam boiler shell from pressure

Thermal Expansion of Steam Pipes - inches

Steam pipes heated from surrounding temperatures to operation temperatures - expands

Water Content in Pipes and Tubes

Water Content in steel pipes and copper tubes

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