Fanno flow


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Fanno flow

[′fan·ō ‚flō]
(fluid mechanics)
An ideal flow used to study the flow of fluids in long pipes; the flow obeys the same simplifying assumptions as Rayleigh flow except that the assumption there is no friction is replaced by the requirement the flow be adiabatic.
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The energy and momentum equation for general Fanno flow is given as
In addition, they will develop unprecedented depth of understanding of Euler and Navier-Stokes equations, boundary-layer analysis, flow separation, both subsonic and supersonic compressible flows, including Fanno flows, Rayleigh flows, normal shocks, and oblique shocks.