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Fluid Systems Engineer

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Head Calculation

Section Inputs Outputs Flow Rate Pipe Diameter Velocity Friction Head Loss Pipe Length # of Equivalent Elbows Equiv Lenth per ell Total Equiv Pipe Length of Elbows Total Equiv Pipe Length of Pipe + Elbows Pipe Losses Elevation Out - Elevation In Other Losses Total Losses Cumulative Head
(-) (-) (gpm) (inches) (ft/sec) (ft head / 100 ft of pipe) (ft of pipe) (# ells) (ft of pipe/ell) (ft of pipe) (ft of pipe) (ft head) (ft head) (ft head) (ft head) (ft)
Pump A B 7.20 1.00 2.00 3.17 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Desired Head
Control Valve B C 7.20 1.00 2.00 3.17 0.00 2.00 3.90 7.80 7.80 0.25 0.00 0.00 0.25 0.25
Riser Pipe C D 7.20 1.00 2.00 3.17 40.00 2.00 3.90 7.80 47.80 1.52 40.00 0.00 41.52 41.76
Collector Inlet Pipe D E 7.20 1.00 2.00 3.17 40.00 9.00 3.90 35.10 75.10 2.38 0.00 0.00 2.38 44.14
Flat Plat Collector E F 7.20 0.75 N/A 3.17 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 44.14
Reverse Return Pipe F G 7.20 1.00 2.00 3.17 40.00 9.00 3.90 35.10 75.10 2.38 0.00 0.00 2.38 46.52
Roof Pitch Pipe G H 7.20 1.00 2.00 3.17 2.00 1.00 3.90 3.90 5.90 0.19 0.00 0.00 0.19 46.71
Drop Pipe H I 7.20 1.00 2.00 3.17 40.00 1.00 3.90 3.90 43.90 1.39 -40.00 0.00 -38.61 8.10
Isolation Valve (Taco Flo Chek 220) I J 7.20 1.00 2.00 3.17 63.40 0.00 3.90 0.00 63.40 2.01 0.00 0.00 2.01 10.11
Heat Exchanger J K 7.20 1.00 2.00 3.17 60.00 0.00 3.90 0.00 60.00 1.90 0.00 0.00 1.90 12.01
Misc Components K A 7.20 1.00 2.00 3.17 47.40 0.00 3.90 0.00 47.40 1.50 0.00 0.00 1.50 13.52

Bill of Materials

Item Price Each Qty Subtotal
Corn Based Glycol 8 Gallons 160 1 $160.00
1" Copper Pipe Type L (feet) 6.95 200 $1,390.00
1" Copper Pipe Type K (feet) 9.65 60 $579.00
1" Copper Pipe w/Aluminum Fin (feet) 11.65 32 $372.80
Taco Flo-Chek 220 30.95 2 $61.90
Taco CAX30 Expansion Tank 38.45 1 $38.45
Taco 005 Circulator pump 120 1 $120.00
Taco 009 Variable Speed Solar Circulator pump 250.95 1 $250.95
1" Copper Pipe Insulation - 6 ft length 3.79 15 $56.85
Bioheat USA 600 Gallon Round Heat Storage System 1250 1 $1,250.00
Fittings Contingency (estimated) 1.3 100 $130.00
Taco 1" Sweat Electronic Ball Zone Valve 102.89 2 $205.78
Total Cost: $4,616

System Working Fluid Volume Calculation:

System Volume Calculation Gallons/Unit Units SubTotal
Pipe Volume (300 ft) 0.040798701 300 12.24
Collectors: 0.5 9 4.5
Total working fluid volume (Gallons): 16.74
Therefore, for 50/50 Glycol solution, 8 Gallons of Corn Glycol will be needed.

System Schematic

Fluid System Schematic

Fluid System Schematic