Accurate evaluation of the loss coefficient and the entrance length of the inlet region of a channel

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)685-693
Journal / PublicationJournal of Fluids Engineering, Transactions of the ASME
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes


Evaluations of loss coefficient and entrance length in the inlet region of a channel are presented. Correlations and numerical values of these quantities are provided for Reynolds number ranging from 0.01 to 2200. The results provide an accurate benchmark for engineering design.

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