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Flow coefficient, Cv

Discussion created by IDSPL Support on Feb 2, 2009
Latest reply on Jun 22, 2017 by Joe Galliera
Could anyone please tell about the flow coefficient determination in Valves?
The formula for the flow coefficient is:
Cv= Q/(p1-p2)^0.5
Is Cv unitless ? If yes,then the right hand side is not matching the left hand side dimensionally.Please explain this.