Civil Engineering - Hydraulics - Discussion

20. 

Which one of the following statements is true ?

[A]. The value of kinetic energy correction factor for turbulent flow lies between 1.03 to 1.06
[B]. The value of kinetic energy correction factor for laminar flow is 2
[C]. The practical value of kinetic energy correction factor for turbulent flow is unity
[D]. all the above.

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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Ravindra Maurya said: (Jan 23, 2018)  
Only B is correct.

Neeraj said: (May 1, 2018)  
Kinetic Energy Correction Factor is the Kinetic Energy Factor. It's value for a fully developed laminar pipe flow is around 2, whereas for a turbulent pipe flow it is between 1.04 to 1.11. It is usual to take it is 1 for a turbulent flow.

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