Friction Factor in U-Type Undulated Pipe Flow

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C. O. Popiel, J. Wojtkowiak

Heat and Fluid Flow Research Group, Poznan University of Technology, 60-965 Poznan, Poland

J. Fluids Eng 122(2), 260-263 (Feb 07, 2000) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.483253 History: Received June 02, 1999; Revised February 07, 2000
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Wavy pipes of constant radius curvature
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Experimental rig for pressure-loss measurements
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Friction factor for a straight pipe flow
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Friction factor as a function of Reynolds number
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Modified friction factor as a function of the modified Dean number
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Normalized friction factor versus new Dean number




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