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Restrictor, Entrance

An entrance element is used to model the entry from a large chamber into a gas pipe. For an entrance the value of $ \zeta$ is 0.5. It is described by the following constants (to be specified in that order on the line beneath the *FLUID SECTION, TYPE=RESTRICTOR ENTRANCE card):

By specifying the parameter LIQUID on the *FLUID SECTION card the loss is calculated for liquids. In the absence of this parameter, compressible losses are calculated.

guido dhondt 2012-10-06