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Piping Systems : free online Process Engineering Handbook


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PIPING SYSTEMS

Pressure drop calculation tools

Principles of pressure drop calculation and access to Engineering tools

Pressure drop of key piping components (equivalent length)

Recommended equivalent length of common valves and other piping components

Pressure drop of key piping components (singularity coefficient) in turbulent flow

Recommended K friction coefficients of common valves and other piping components

Pressure drop of key piping components (singularity coefficient) in laminar flow

Recommended K friction coefficients of common valves and other piping components for LAMINAR flow

Partially filled pipe

Volume of liquid in a partially filled pipe

Sonic velocity

Sonic velocity definition and calculation

Valves types

Introduction to valves types commonly used in Process Engineering

Valves Cv and sizing for liquid and gas

Flow coefficients and capacity sizing of control valves

Valves Cv and sizing for steam and superheated steam

Flow coefficients and capacity sizing of control valves used for steam and superheated steam

Valves Cv and sizing for 2 phases flow

Flow coefficients and capacity sizing of control valves used for service where liquid and gas are present at the inlet of the valve

Valves Cv and sizing for laminar flow

Flow coefficients and capacity sizing of control valves used in laminar flow

Valves characteristics

Introduction to the different types of valves characteristics

Pressure safety valve sizing (gas)

Calculation of pressure safety valve sizing for gas flow

Pressure safety valve sizing (gas low pressure, vacuum)

Calculation of pressure safety valve sizing for gas flow at low pressure (<1.034 bag g) and vacuum service

Pressure safety valve sizing (liquid)

Calculation of pressure safety valve sizing for liquid flow

Hydrostatic

Calculation of hydrostatic pressure

Toricelli formula

Calculation with Toricelli formula

Reynolds number

Calculation of Reynolds number

Hydraulic Diameter

Calculation of hydraulic diameter

Friction factor

Introduction to friction factor for pressure drop calculation

Fanning and Moody friction factors

Make the difference between Fanning and Moody's friction factors

Friction factor correlation (Colebrook)

Calculation of the friction factor by the correlation of Colebrook

Friction factor correlation (Churchill)

Calculation of the friction factor by the explicit correlation of Churchill

Pressure drop calculation

Calculation of the pressure drop through a pipe for a single phase flow

Fluid velocity in pipes, calculation and recommendation

Recommended velocity to in pipes

Flow regimes

The different flow regimes in pipes as a function of Reynolds number

Orifice calculation

Calculation of orifice, flow capacity and pressure drop