Chapter 4

Fluid Transport in Thermal Energy Systems

Outline of Chapter 4

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4.1 Introduction

4.2 Piping and Tubing Standards

4.3 Fluid Flow Fundamentals

4.4 Valves and Fittings

4.5 Design and Analysis of Pipe Networks

4.6 Economic Pipe Diameter

4.7 Pumps

4.8 Design Practices for Pump/Pipe Systems

Computer Solutions for Example Problems in: Chapter 4

Note: The MS Excel solutions often have links to either the REFPROP or CoolProp solver add-ins. In order for these spreadsheets to work on your computer, you must have these add-ins installed and enabled.