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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Abstract

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
Volume511
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 25 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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    McKeon, B. J., Swanson, C. J., Zagarola, M. V., Donnelly, R. J., & Smits, A. J. (2004). Friction factors for smooth pipe flow. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 511, 41-44. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022112004009796