Elasticity Number

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff. Posted in Dimensionless Numbers

Elasticity number is a dimensionless number.

FORMULA

\(El = \frac { t \nu} { \rho r^2 }  \) 

Where:

\(El\) = Elasticity number

\(t\) = relaxation time

\(\nu\) = viscosity

\(\rho\) = density

\(r\) = pipe radius