Generalized Fluid Meter Discharge Coefficient Based Solely on Boundary Layer Parameters

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R. P. Benedict

Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Steam Turbine Division, Lester, PA., 19113

J. Eng. Power 101(4), 572-575 (Oct 01, 1979) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3446621 History: Received July 20, 1978; Online July 14, 2010


A fluid meter discharge coefficient is developed which is based solely on boundary layer parameters. It is applicable to both pipe and plenum inlet installations. Comparisons are made between predictions based on this new formulation and the results of various published experimental work.

Copyright © 1979 by ASME
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