How do I calculate pressure loss for diesel fuel piping?

Here’s a Pipe Friction Loss Calculator to help you calculate pressure drop in fuel -oil piping.

Pipe Friction Loss Calculator

Tips:

  • Viscosity (cP) of #2 diesel fuel: ~3.5
  • Specific gravity of #2 diesel fuel: 0.85
  • Be sure to account for vertical head in your piping run: 1psi = 2.70 feet of #2 diesel fuel with specific gravity of 0.85.