Taming Turbulent Piping-System Flow

Claus, Jim
December 2009
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Dec2009, Vol. 81 Issue 12, p36
The article discusses the management of turbulent piping system through conditioning and protecting the piping system. It mentions that leaving unchecked the unexpected havoc caused by the turbulent flow in piping system can shorten the life of piping components, creates noise and vibration and would make the maintenance of the piping system impossible. It presents a case study on the installation of a pump in a chilled-water extension to cool a nuclear accelerator at the Indiana University.


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