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Pipe Flow Expert

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Pipe Flow Expert Software is used by engineers in over 75 countries worldwide to design energy efficient pumping and piping systems. The Pipe Flow Expert Software is used to Model Pipe Networks and Calculate Flows & Pressure Drops that are critical to understanding fluid flow through pipes, pumps, fittings, and components.

Pipe Flow Expert Software version 7

Expertise Required: 

General pipe system design with calculations of flow rate, pressure loss, & pumping requirements. Intuitive and easy-to-use user interface. Full help system and user guide included. 40+ example systems are provided to help the user with modeling different types of pipe systems.

Audience: 

Pipe Flow has over 3000 customers in a variety of industries including aerospace, chemical processing, education, food and beverage, general engineering, mining, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, power generation, water and wastewater processing. The software is used by large corporations and individual consultants - anyone who needs to design a pipe system, from small building systems to large oil pipelines.

Input: 

The pipe layout is drawn graphically. It can be drawn in 2D or in Isometric 3D. The software contains a Fluid database, Pipe material database, Pipe size database and a Fittings database.

Output: 

Output consists of on-screen results data with an interactive drawing of the pipe system and an interactive pre-formatted spreadsheet style results sheet plus customizable PDF reports.

Strengths: 

Ease of use. Robust calculation engine. Used by engineers in over 75 countries worldwide to design piping and pumping systems. Automatically calculates flows, pressure losses and energy losses throughout a pipe system.

Country: 
United Kingdom
Major Capabilities: 
HVAC System Selection and Sizing
Language: 
English
Platform: 
Windows
Pricing: 
Reduced for Non-Commercial/Academic Use
Free To Try
Last Software Update: 
02 November 2015
Last Entry Update: 
22 December 2015
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