Friction factors for smooth pipe flow

B. J. McKeon, C. J. Swanson, M. V. Zagarola, R. J. Donnelly, A. J. Smits

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Friction factor data from two recent pipe flow experiments are combined to provide a comprehensive picture of the friction factor variation for Reynolds numbers from 10 to 36,000,000.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)41-44
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Fluid Mechanics
StatePublished - Jul 25 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics


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