# CHE 3432 UO Fluid Flow Characteristics & Tray Hydraulics Exercises

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Fluid Flow Characteristics/ Tray Hydraulics
Experiment
Appendix
Prepared by Group A:
Johnson, Jennifer
Kim, Jennifer
Li, Yunfei
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Dr. R. Jentoft
Chemical Engineering Professor
University of Oklahoma
March 23, 2009
Unit Operations Lab
ChE 3432
Section 001
Sarkeys Energy Center Room E-111

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Appendix I Sample Calculations
Part A. Calculations based on Day 2 experiment of Venturi Meter, Trial 13 data
1. ln(ΔP) calculation
a. ΔP =
  
ΔP =
 
= 2.5 in H2O
b. 


 psi
c. ln(ΔP) = ln(0.183 psi) = -1.696
2. ln(Q)
a.






b.  


 

3

3. Power Law Relationship Venturi
a. Linear Equation:
  
b. Power Law: 
 


B = 0.5447
4. Water Velocity, V
Cross-section Area of Tube Entrance:



 



a.


3


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