Chemical Engineering - Fluid Mechanics - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Fluid Mechanics - Section 6 (Q.No. 4)
4.
For a given Reynolds number, in a hydraulically smooth pipe, further smoothening __________ the friction factor.
brings about no further reduction of
increases
decreases
none of these
Answer: Option
Explanation:
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Discussion:
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Tony said:   2 years ago
Anyone, please explain in detail.

Adnan Ahmad Khattak said:   3 years ago
This answer is wrong.

Friction factor increases.

Further smoothing means reducing laminar flow. As per relation of the Friction factor, if the laminar flow reduces then the FF will increase.
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