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Table 5 Head loss in PVC pipes (M/1000 m) [18]

From: Designing a solar and wind hybrid system for small-scale irrigation: a case study for Kalangala district in Uganda

Flow LPSPVC pipe outer diameter and pressure rating
40 mm × 6 kg cm−250 mm × 6 kg cm−263 mm × 4 kg cm−275 mm × 4 kg cm−290 mm × 4 kg cm−2110 mm × 4 kg cm−2125 mm × 4 kg cm−2140 mm × 4 kg cm−2
0.59.03.2      
0.612.04.4      
0.716.05.5      
0.820.07.2      
0.925.09.0      
1.030.010.8      
1.136.013.0      
1.242.015.0      
1.348.017.0      
1.457.019.5      
1.5 22.06.0     
1.6 24.57.0     
1.7 27.08.0     
1.8 30.09.0     
1.9 33.010.0     
2.0 36.011.0     
2.2 42.012.0     
2.4 50.014.0     
2.6 57.516.5     
2.8  19.08.0    
3.0  22.09.0    
3.2  24.010.5    
3.4  27.011.5    
3.6  29.012.5    
3.8  32.014.0    
4.0  35.015.06.5   
4.2  38.516.57.3   
4.4  42.018.08.0   
4.6  45.519.58.6   
4.8  49.021.09.2