Posted by V.Ganapathy on May 21, 2001 at 13:34:16:
In Reply to: steam blowdowns and friction loss posted by J Keeney on May 21, 2001 at 11:09:46:
: I have four steam boilers running at 80 psi. each one has a 2 inch blowdown valve connected to 15 feet of
: 2 inch steel pipe.I need to know how many gallon per minute this pipe can discharge. Also can anyone
: recomend a good book containing info for friction loss of various pipe and fittings.
The blow down line calculations involve two-phase flow pressure drop calculations.My book "Steam plant calculations manual" has these charts and examples to compute the blow down rate.
My web site has more information on the book.
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