On ships, submarines and platforms a properly operating fire protection system is essential as it is often impossible for any external help to reach them. The correct pipe sizing for such large systems can be very complex which is why the Flowmaster V7 Flow Balancing Module is designed to quickly size these systems based on user specified flow rates, ensuring the required discharge flow rates at the nozzles.
An engineer could use a Flowmaster V7 simulation and Flow Balancing analysis to calculate the orifice plate diameters necessary to achieve a specified flow rates through each sprinkler nozzle. By entering only the pipe diameter and volumetric flow rate the engineer can use the Flow Balancing analysis to determine the diameters required for each of the orifice plate component for the system to meet design specification.
Key Hydraulics Modelling & Simulation Features:
- Transient and Steady State analysis
- Library of hydraulics system components
- Ability to carry out frequency domain post processing
- Flow balancing module for regulating system flow rates