Joule-Thomson Effect (J-T)

To obtain maximum accuracy in gas calculations, particularly in systems where large pressure losses occur, the Joule-Thomson effect needs to be included in the solution. The J-T effect describes the increase or decrease in temperature of a real gas (as

District Cooling Systems

District Cooling Systems – Many countries experience hot summers which impose a need for air conditioning in order to achieve and maintain a comfortable indoor environment. Air conditioning has traditionally been provided to buildings by electrically powered air conditioning units

Control Valve Sizing

Control Valve Sizing. The successful operation of process plant and systems involves the highest level of measurement and control performance. Control valves therefore perform a key function in this process. The performance of control valves can have a dramatic effect on
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Closed Loop Systems

Join us on 14th March 2018 for a 30 minute webinar discussing modelling of closed loop piping systems using FluidFlow here In general, there are two main types of systems in which pumps can be installed, open-loop and closed loop

FluidFlow v3.40

General Release info: Control Valves: Improved consistency of calculated valve position and valve coefficient over the complete operating range. Polyethylene pipes, new pipe sizes added. Petroleum fraction properties, NBP050 to NPB450 range added to fluids database. Changes Added back a

FluidFlow v3.39

General Release info: Calculation procedures for viscosity correction method for centrifugal pumps has been updated to HI 2015 guidelines Bug Fix: Units m Water g and mm Water g went missing in V3.38. Now reinstated.

FluidFlow v3.38

Contains fixes for all reported bugs up to end of September 2016. General Release info: No new enhancements, bug fix maintenance release only Enhancements None in this release Bugs * Fixed a rounding error (<2%) that occurred when converting to
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Two-Phase Flow

Gas-liquid two-phase pipe flow is of significant importance in a wide range of engineering industries such as steam generators, chemical process plant, distillation processes and heat transfer systems. The design of these systems is often a complex phenomenon Using suitable

FluidFlow v3.37

Primarily a release for Fortis, including all requested logging and database enhancements, bug fixes regarding gas reducers, and series choking. General Release info: Enhancements Added the ability to automatically adjust atmospheric pressure for altitude. Options -> Calculation-> Global Settings. Bugs Fixed
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