Civil Engineering Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics Lab Experiments

Orifices

Procedure for the experiment is as follows.

(i) Close the valves of inlet pipe, Orifice meter pipe line and manometer.
(ii) The gate valve of the pipeline selected for the experimentation is opened.
(iii) The needle valves of the corresponding manometer & Orifice meter are opened.
(iv) Adjust the control valve kept at the exit side of the Orifice to a desired flow rate and maintain the flow.
(v) Note down the readings of manometer & time for 10cm rise in measuring tank.
(vi) Adjust the gate valve and repeat the experiment.

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