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Fluid Inertia

Model the effect of fluid inertia in a pipe

 

Description

Equations

Variables

Connections

Parameters

Description

The Fluid Inertia component models the effect of fluid inertia in a pipe, that is, the pressure differential is proportional to the rate of change of the flow rate.

Equations

p=pApB=LρAdqdt

q=qA=qB

Variables

Name

Units

Description

Modelica ID

p

Pa

Pressure across component

p

q

m3s

Flow rate through component

q

Connections

Name

Description

Modelica ID

portA

Upstream port

portA

portB

Downstream port

portB

Parameters

Name

Default

Units

Description

Modelica ID

A

8·10−5

m2

Cross-sectional area of pipe

A

L

1

m

Length of pipe

L

See Also

Hydraulics Library

Restrictions