# Pipe Sizing

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

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Capacities of Condensate Lines - in *kW*

Maximum capacities of condensate lines in *kW* steam consumption

### Capacities of 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.

### 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

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

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

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### Friction or Major Resistance in Condensate Lines - Imperial Units

A table for estimating capacity of condensate piping lines

### Pipe Fluid Flow Velocity

Calculate fluid flow and pipe velocity

### Pipes and Tubes - Temperature Expansion

Pipes expands when heated and contracts when cooled. The expansion of the pipes 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

A 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 Pipes - SI Units

A table for sizing condensate return lines in steam distribution systems

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Sizing Steam Pipes *(kg/h)*

Steam is a compressible gas where the mass flow capacity of the pipe lines depends on the steam pressure. This table, where pressure is in* bar*, velocity in *m/s* and capacity in *kg/h*, is suitable for sizing steam pipes

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Sizing Steam Pipes *(lb/h)*

Steam is a compressible gas where the capacity of the pipe line depends on the size of the pipes and the steam pressure. This table can be used for fast sizing of steam pipes dimensions

### 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

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### 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 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

### Temperature Expansion of Steam Pipes

Thermal heating and cooling expansion of pipes in cast iron, carbon and carbon molybdenum steel, wrought iron, copper, brass and aluminum

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Thermal Expansion of Steam Pipes - *inches*

When a steam pipes is heated from surrounding temperature to operation temperature - it expands

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Thermal Expansion of Steam Pipes - *mm*

A steam pipe heated from surrounding temperature to operation temperature expands

### Water Content in Pipes and Tubes

Water Content in steel pipes and copper tubes