figure pipe slope in degrees,ft. inches,decimals

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figure pipe slope in degrees,ft. inches,decimals

Postby kamann » Sat Aug 29, 2009 6:35 pm

i have a pipe that is 10' 0 1/8'' long horizontal and has a 5/16'' rise. how do i figure my degree of slope. my isometric drawing says it has a .1 degee slope but it dont match when i do math. how do i figure this out. even if i have a 40 ' ft long pipe and drops lets say 2 3/8 inch how do i figure the degree of slope and the angle of slope which i believe is the same as the degree????
thanks for any help someone can give me
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Re: figure pipe slope in degrees,ft. inches,decimals

Postby Lefty » Fri Oct 09, 2009 3:28 am

First you convert your rise and run into decimals, then you divide your rise by your run and then you divide that by .01745 radian (equals 1 degree) and you should get .149 of a degree. Your rise is 5/16" or .3125" divided by run 10' 1/8" or 120.125" which equals .0026 and divide that by .01745 radian (which equals 1 degree) and your angle should be .149 degree.

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