In this post I want to share how to check if a horizontal pipe carrying liquid is full or partially full. We can use the following criteria to check:
- The pipe is full if: Q/d5 ≥ 10.2
- The pipe is partially full if: Q/d5 < 10.2
For partially full pipe, we need to do partially full flow analysis as follows.
x = ln (Q/d2.5)
Then we calculate height of liquid in the pipe using the following equation:
H/D = 0.446 + 0.272x + 0.0397x2 – 0.0153x3 – 0.003575x4 Read More