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Considering all the major and minor losses, your aim is to calculate the discharges of all three pipes when both valves are open. Major and minor loss details related to the system are given in Table 3.

Complete the hydraulic analysis until you obtain 3 equations for the three pipe lines. Simplify the equations as much as possible, but you do not have to solve the three equations.

 Table 3: Major and minor loss details for pipes

 

Major loss details

Minor loss coefficients

Pipe

Diameter

D (m)

Length

L (m)

Friction factor

λ

Entrance

K

Bends

K

Valves

K

Junction

K

A

0.45

400

0.04

0.5

0.5

0

0.5

B

0.3

300

0.03

-

-

0.1

-

C

0.3

300

0.03

-

-

0.1

-

 

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