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# Slope in Pipes

12/09/2011 12:36 AM

Hello

What is meant by 1 pecent slope in pipes.

Is it 1 in 100mm or 1 in 1000mm.

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### Re: Slope in Pipes

12/09/2011 12:40 AM

It's 1% regardless of units.

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### Re: Slope in Pipes

12/09/2011 9:23 AM
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### Re: Slope in Pipes

12/09/2011 10:08 AM

some examples......

(1 mm / 100 mm) x 100 = 1.00% (no units)

alternately...

( 1 Ft. / 100 Ft.) x 100 = 1.00% (no units)

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### Re: Slope in Pipes

12/09/2011 6:44 PM

It's from Latin, "per centum"

centum is 100

so it means "(1*) per 100"

It can be any units or things. E.g. Interest, gradient, occurrence, ...

"1 per 1000" would be "per milli"

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