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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.

Condensate Lines - Flash Steam

Flash steam produced in condensate pipe lines

Condensate Pipes Capacities in kW

Maximum capacities of condensate lines in kW steam consumption

Design of Steam Heating Systems

An introduction to the basic design of steam heating systems

Flow Coefficients - Cv vs. Flow Factor Kv

Comparing and convert between flow coefficient Cv and flow factor Kv.

Fluid Flow Velocity in Pipes

Calculate fluid velocity and volume flow in pipes and tubes.

Friction Resistance in Condensate Pipe Lines - Imperial Units

Friction or major resistance in condensate pipe lines

Pipes - Heat 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

Pipes and Tubes - Water Content

The water content in steel pipes and copper tubes

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

Flow and pressure loss in condensate return lines

Sizing Steam Pipes (kg/h)

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

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.

Steam Feeding Pumps - Suction Lift Head vs. Temperature

Impeller cavitation increase with water temperature

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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 - Calculating Thermal Expansion Loops

Calculating and sizing steel pipe thermal expansion loops.

Stress in Steam Boiler Shells from Boiler Pressure

Calculate stress in in steam boiler shells caused by steam pressure

Thermal Expansion of Steam Pipes - inches

Steam pipes heated from room temperature to operation temperatures - expands

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