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# 1.

## - Pressure loss calculation routine, for water

Pipe nominal diameter (CS)
Pipe schedule
Pipe absolute rugosity
Kinematic viscosity
Water flow rate
Pipe lengths

dn
sch =
Rabs =

Q=
Lsucc =

4
STD
0.15
1.3E-06
37.5
5

Ldisch =

Nominal diameter
Shedule
Exterior diameter
Pipe thickness
Lining thickness
Interior pipe diameter
Interior diameter

data
data
de = Pipe_Imp_CS_Dext_dn
s = Pipe_Imp_CS_Thickness_dn_sch
data
di = Pipe_Imp_CS_Dint_dn_sch
di = Pipe_Imp_CS_Dint di - 2*sLining

Area
Absolute rugosity
Relative rugosity

A = (/4) * di^2

Extracted flow

data
Qi = Qi-1 - Qextr

Volumetric flow
Flow velocity
Reynolds
Friction coefficient
Kinematic pressure.
Darcy unit loss
Section length
Friction pressure loss in section

400

data
Rrel = Rabs / di

v = Q/ A
Re = v * di /
f = Pipe_Friction_Factor_Rrel_Re
hv = v/(2*g)
J = f*(1/d)*hv
data
Pf_sect = J * L

Singularities
Average friction factor value
Tee stright, STD
Tee branch, STD (90)
Curve 90 (5D)
Curve 45(5D)
Curve 90 (3D)
Curve 45(3D)
Elbow 90 STD
Elbow 45 STD
Reduction. = d1/d2 (Note 1)

fave =
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L/d =
L/d =
L/d =
L/d =
L/d =
L/d =
L/d =
L/d =
=

Expansion. = d1/d2

(Note 1)

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## Diaphragm valve (Weir K = f(dn)

Diaphragm valve (Thru) K = f(dn)
Pinch valve
K = f(dn)
Knife valve
K = f(dn)
Cone valve
K = f(dn)
Ball valve
K = f(dn)
Butterfly v. Bray 20/21
K = f(dn)
Butterfly v. Bray 30/31
K = f(dn)
Globe valve
K = f(dn)
Angular valve (90)
K = f(dn)
Check valve
K = f(dn)
Y-Filter
K = f(dn)
Pipe inlet (r/D = 0)
Pipe outlet
Other
Other
Note 1. d2 is the largest diameter

=
dn =
dn =
dn =
dn =
dn =
dn =
dn =
dn =
dn =
dn =
dn =
dn =

## Singular loss coefficient in sections

Singular losses in sections.
Friction losses in sections
Other losses in sections
Sum of losses in sections
Suction losses
Discharge losses
Total losses

g=

9.80665

m/s

Pump
dp_in =
in
mm
[m/s]
m/h

3 1/2

dp_out =

in

dout =
din =

4
Pipe

m
m

Suction
1

Discharge
2

dn

in

4
STD

4
STD

de

mm
mm

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mm
mm

9
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9
#VALUE!

s
slining
di
di

mm

#VALUE!

#VALUE!

di

#VALUE!

#VALUE!

A
Rabs
Rrel
Qextr

m
mm
-

#VALUE!
0.15
#VALUE!

#VALUE!
0.15
#VALUE!

m/h

m/h
m/s
-

37.5
#VALUE!
#VALUE!
#VALUE!

37.5
#VALUE!
#VALUE!
#VALUE!

m
m
m/m

#VALUE!
#VALUE!
5

#VALUE!
#VALUE!
400.0

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#VALUE!

d-Inlet

Kinlet

Q
v
Re
f
hv
J
L
Pf_sect

#VALUE!
20
60
15
7.5
11
6.4
30
16.0

Beta

d-Outlet
Beta

#VALUE!
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#VALUE!
0.88

Koutlet

#VALUE!

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4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
-

s coefficient in sections

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0.50
1.00

1.00
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4

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Resume of singular and frictional losses in sections. All pressure loss units in meters water column (mw
Ksing_section

ses in sections.

Ps_section= Ksing_section*hv

Ps_section

es in sections

Pf_section

Pf_section
Pothers

s in sections

es in sections

## Psection = Ps_section + Pf_section

Psection
Psuccion
Pimpulsion

P = PsuccionPimpulsion

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Pump
4

in

in

Pipe

Discharge

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Suction
1
1

4
1

Discharge
2

3
3

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1
1
1

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mwc

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mwc

## 2.- Pressure loss calculation routine, for slurry

Input data for pressure loss calculation routine
Pipe nominal diameter (CS)
Pipe schedule
Particle diameter d50

dn
sch =
d50 =

Volumetric concentration

Cv =

SS =

## Lining and deposition thickness

Pipe absolute rugosity
Kinematic viscosity
Water flow rate
Inlet section lenght
Outlet sectio lenght

slining
Rabs =

Q=
Linlet =
Loutlet =

Nominal diameter
Shedule
Exterior diameter
Pipe thickness

data
data
de = Pipe_Imp_CS_Dext_dn

Lining thickness
Interior diameter

data
di = Pipe_Imp_CS_Dint_dn_sch

Area
Absolute rugosity
Relative rugosity

A = (/4) * di^2

Extracted flow
Volumetric flow Qi = Qi-1 - Qextr

data
Qi = Qi-1 - Qextr

s = Pipe_Imp_CS_Thickness_dn_sch

data
Rrel = Rabs / di

Flow velocity

v = Q/ A

## Limit deposition velocity

Reynolds
Friction coefficient
Velocity ratio
Kinematic pressure.
Darcy unit loss
Section length

## Use of VBA function

Re = v * di /
f = Pipe_Friction_Factor_Rrel_Re
hv = v/(2*g)

J = f*(1/d)*hv

## Friction pressure loss in section

hv = v/(2*g)
J = f*(1/d)*hv
data
Pf_sect = J * L

Valor promedio del factor de friccin
Tee stright, STD

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## Tee branch, STD (90)

Curve 90 (5D)
Curve 45(5D)
Curve 90 (3D)
Curve 45(3D)
Elbow 90 STD
Elbow 45 STD
Reduction. = d1/d2 (Note 1)

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Expansion. = d1/d2

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(Note 1)

## Diaphragm valve (Weir K = f(dn)

Diaphragm valve (Thru) K = f(dn)
Pinch valve
K = f(dn)
Knife valve
K = f(dn)
Knife valve
K = f(dn)
Cone valve
K = f(dn)
Ball valve
K = f(dn)
Butterfly v. Bray 20/21
K = f(dn)
Butterfly v. Bray 30/31
K = f(dn)
Globe valve
K = f(dn)
Angular valve (90)
K = f(dn)
Check valve
K = f(dn)
Y-Filter
K = f(dn)
Pipe inlet (r/D = 0)
Pipe outlet
Other
Other
Note 1. d2 is the largest diameter

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## Pump inlet diameter dp_in

4
STD

in
-

145

mm

20.10

2.65

9
0.15
1.3E-06
37.5
5
400

mm
mm
[m/s]
m/h
m
m

dp_in =

3 1/2

in

din =

4
STD

Sch =

Suction

p_CS_Dext_dn

p_CS_Thickness_dn_sch

mp_CS_Dint_dn_sch

dn

in

de
s
slining

mm
mm

1
4
STD
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#VALUE!

mm
mm
m
m
mm
-

9
#VALUE!
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#VALUE!
0.15
#VALUE!

m/h

m/h
m/s

37.5
#VALUE!

m/s
-

#VALUE!
#VALUE!
#VALUE!

#VALUE!

J
L

m
m
m/m

#VALUE!
#VALUE!
5

Pf_section

#VALUE!

Inlet

Kinlet

di
di
A
Rabs
Rrel
Qextr
Q
v
vL
Re
f
v/vL

ction_Factor_Rrel_Re

hv

fav =
L/d =

#VALUE!
20

#VALUE!

Outlet

L/d =
L/d =
L/d =
L/d =
L/d =
L/d =
L/d =

60
15
7.5
11
6.4
30
16.0

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dn =
dn =
dn =
dn =
dn =
dn =
dn =
dn =
dn =
dn =
dn =
dn =
dn =

#VALUE!

4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4

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#VALUE!
#VALUE!
#VALUE!
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0.50
1.00

1.00
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4

Resume of singular and frictional losses en sections. All pressure loss units in meters
Singular losses in sections
Singular losses in section

Ps_tramo= Ksing_tramo*hv =

## Other losses in sections

Sum of losses in sectionsos

Psection = P

Suction losses
Discharge losses
Total losses

P = PsuccionPimpulsion

## For pump selection, see "piping-tools.net":

Pumps_Froth_Selection_Warman
Pumps_Heterogeneous_Slurries_Type_A_Warman
Pumps_Heterogeneous_Slurries_Type_A_Warman
Pumps_Slurry_Selection_Typical_Warman

Validation
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## Pump outlet diameter dp_out

dp_out =

in

dout =

in

Sch =

STD

Discharge
3
4
STD
#VALUE!
#VALUE!

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#VALUE!
0
37.5
#VALUE!
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#VALUE!

Koutlet
#VALUE!

Suction
1
1

Discharge
2

3
3

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#VALUE!
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1.00

1
2

1
1
1
1

## ections. All pressure loss units in meters pulp column (mpc)

Ksing_section
#VALUE!
0.0
Ps_section
#VALUE!
0.00
Pf_section

#VALUE!

#VALUE!

#VALUE!

#VALUE!

#VALUE!

0.00

#VALUE!

0.00

Ptramo

#VALUE!

0.00

#VALUE!

#VALUE!

Psuccion

#VALUE!

mpc
#VALUE!

mpc

Pothers

Pimpulsion

n_Warman
us_Slurries_Type_A_Warman
us_Slurries_Type_A_Warman
on_Typical_Warman

#VALUE!

mpc

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Valve references
Also, strainers and Expansion/reduction, fittings
[1]

## 1.- Ball valves

http://info.jamesbury.com/public/publicdocs/Docs/T120-1.pdf

[2]

## 2.- Butterfly valves Bray 2021

http://www.bray.com/docs/brochures/20.pdf

[2]

## 2.- Butterfly valves Bray 3031

http://www.bray.com/docs/brochures/30.pdf

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## 3.- Knife valves

http://www.sureflowequipment.com/pdf/Knife-Gate-Valves-Catalog-2008-SureFlow.pdf

[4]

## 4.- Globe valves

http://www.fnwvalve.com/FNWValve/assets/images/PDFs/FNW/FlgGGC_tech-Cv.pdf

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## 5.- Pinch valves

http://www.jecwoodland.com/pinch_valve_CV.html

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## 6.- Diaphragm valves

Weir type
Unlined
http://www.thevalveshop.com/pdf/saunders9.pdf

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## 6.- Diaphragm valves

Weir type
Lined
http://www.thevalveshop.com/pdf/saunders9.pdf

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## 6.- Diaphragm valves

Straight_Thru
Unlined
http://www.thevalveshop.com/pdf/saunders17.pdf

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## 6.- Diaphragm valves

Straight_Thru
Lined
http://www.thevalveshop.com/pdf/saunders17.pdf

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## 7.- Round plug valve

http://www.gaindustries.com/MProducts/Bulletins/EccentricPlugValves/GAI_PV517.pdf

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## 7.- Rectangular plug valve

http://www.gaindustries.com/MProducts/Bulletins/EccentricPlugValves/GAI_PV517.pdf

[8]

## 8.- Check valves

http://www.acuster.com/files/documentos/FC-69-PVV-10_es.pdf

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## 9.- Angle valves

http://www.controlvalves.com/series/125/125_sizing.html

## [10] 10.- Cone valve

http://www.detroitcontracting.com/documents/Cone-Valve-1.pdf

## [11] 11.- Strainers

http://www.coltonind.com/file_library/products/33_STR990-1_Pressure%20Drop%20Data%2
[12] 12.- Expansion/reduction, fittings
Crane A-46 [1]
Crane Co., Flow of Fluids Through Valves, Fittings and Pipe. Technical Paper No. 410M, 21
Crane Co., 300 Park Ave., New York (1982).
[20] Slurry pumping manual
Warman International Ltd.
1st edition, 2002
http://www.pumpfundamentals.com/slurry/WeirSlurryPumpingHandbook.pdf

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## Warman International Ltd.

Feb. 2000

http://www.pumpfundamentals.com/slurry/Warman_slurry_pumping.pdf

[22]

piping-tools.net
Pumps_Heterogeneous_Slurries_Type_A_Warman

www.piping-tools.net
cjcruz[at]piping-tools.net

008-SureFlow.pdf

GC_tech-Cv.pdf

es/GAI_PV517.pdf

es/GAI_PV517.pdf

e%20Drop%20Data%20Y.pdf