A flow totalizer measures the amount of liquid or gas that flows through a pipe. Flow totalizers come in a variety of styles, and they are used in a wide variety of applications. By recording the results of the totalizer... More »

As more and more gas enters a fuel tank, the distance between the liquid and the nozzle shrinks, and a small pipe next to the gas nozzle sinks into the rising fuel. At that point, the small pipe's air pressure is choked ... More »

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The mass air flow sensor is located right after a car's air filter along the intake pipe before the engine. The sensor helps a car's computer determine how much fuel and spark the engine should be outputting. More »

One way to calculate the pressure drop of fluid through a pipe is using the Reynolds number, which is equal to the velocity of the liquid's flow multiplied by the diameter of the pipe and then divided by the kinematic vi... More »

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An engine coolant temperature sensor needs replacing if the vehicle has trouble starting, black smoke comes out of the exhaust pipe or the vehicle consumes more gas than normal, according to CarsDirect. Leaking coolant a... More »

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Automotive air conditioning works as a self-contained looping process within the vehicle that changes the state of the refrigerant to both a gas and liquid. A high- and low-pressure system completes the process and blows... More »

Installing a tumble dryer requires pipe wrap tape suitable for gas connections, a stainless steel connector, flexible gas supply pipe, dishwashing liquid for gas dryers, 3/4-inch sheet metal screws, duct tape, a level, a... More »

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