Water-technology provider Xylem Inc.’s popular Bell & Gossett System Syzer tool for calculating flow rate and pressure drop in piping systems is now available as a free mobile application for iPhone and iPad.
System Syzer can calculate friction loss and velocity through various types and sizes of pipe based on existing fluid conditions, as well as the relationship between fluid temperature, system flow, and heating/cooling load. One tool shows the relationship between U.S. flow coefficient, flow, and head and accounts for fluid properties, while others view the relationship between pipe length, friction loss, and total head loss and help to predetermine valve settings and determine flow through valves based on pressure-drop readings.
The mobile app is based on the plastic wheel calculator designed by Bell & Gossett’s Gil Carlson, widely recognized as the “father of modern hydronics,” which has been distributed to more than 100,000 engineers and tradesmen since its introduction in 1963.
To download the app, click here.