Hello everyone, I am hoping some here might be able to help with what I am hoping is a simple problem for you all. Thank you for any help I get with this ahead of time....
I am looking to run water through a series of parallel water pipes and am looking to achieve equal flow through all sections of the pipe system,. The fluid circulating will be water, looking to use 4" diameter pipes.
I attached a very crude drawing so you get the idea. I am taking a wild guess and assuming that either the diameter of each cross pipe will need to be larger and larger the further it moves away from inlet OR the diameter of the inlet header will need slowly transition to a larger and larger diameter as it reaches the last cross pipe. Is this correct?
If so how do I calculate this? Is there a online calculator, or a simple formula a layman could work through?
Thank you all for your help, I appreciate it.
Fernando
I am looking to run water through a series of parallel water pipes and am looking to achieve equal flow through all sections of the pipe system,. The fluid circulating will be water, looking to use 4" diameter pipes.
I attached a very crude drawing so you get the idea. I am taking a wild guess and assuming that either the diameter of each cross pipe will need to be larger and larger the further it moves away from inlet OR the diameter of the inlet header will need slowly transition to a larger and larger diameter as it reaches the last cross pipe. Is this correct?
If so how do I calculate this? Is there a online calculator, or a simple formula a layman could work through?
Thank you all for your help, I appreciate it.
Fernando
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