The set up consists of a ½â€ bend and elbow, a sudden expansion & sudden contraction
fitting from 15mm to 25mm, ball valve and gate valve. Pressure tapings are provided at
inlet and outlet of these fittings under test. A differential manometer fitted in the line
gives pressure loss of individual fittings. Present set-up is self-contained water re-circulating
unit, provided with a sump tank and a centrifugal pump etc. Flow control valve and by-pas
s valve are fitted in water line to conduct the experiment on different flow rates.
Flow rate of water is measured with the help of measuring tank and stop watch.