Pipe Flow Module
The Pipe Flow Module is used for simulations of fluid flow, heat and mass transfer, hydraulic transients, and acoustics in pipe and channel networks. Pipe flow simulations yield the velocity, pressure variation, and temperature along the pipes and channels. The module is suitable for pipes and channels which have lengths large enough so that flow in them can be considered to be fully developed and represented by a 1D approximation.
The module can be used to design and optimize complex cooling systems in turbines, ventilation systems in buildings, pipe systems in chemical processes, and pipelines in the oil, gas and mining industry. User interfaces for piping components such as bends, valves, T-junctions, contractions/expansions and pumps are available. Interfaces for water hammer simulations and pipe acoustics are also included.