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Calculation of pressure loss in curved bends at overall flow regime for incompressible and single-phase fluid flow through circular cross sectional area considering surface roughness.
Generally this function is numerically best used for the compressible case if the pressure loss (dp) is known (out of pressures as state variable) and the mass flow rate (M_FLOW) has to be calculated. On the other hand the function dp_curvedOverall_DP is numerically best used for the incompressible case , where the mass flow rate (m_flow) is known (as state variable) in the used model and the corresponding pressure loss (DP) has to be calculated. See more information .
Type: MassFlowRate (kg/s)
Description: Output for function dp_curvedOverall_MFLOW