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#1 SP500

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Posted 17 February 2018 - 06:21 AM

Is 20 m/s for a gas pipeline too high? The diameter of the pipe is 0.6 m and the Re is turbulent (in the magnitude of 10^6). The pressure drop seems high, i can increase the pipeline diameter to 0.9 m, and this would give me a velocity of less than 10 m/s but that pipe diameter would seem too high to me



#2 Bobby Strain

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Posted 17 February 2018 - 11:24 AM

If this is a long pipeline for natural gas transmission then the usual route to sizing is to optimize the size for the intended purpose. And this could be any variety of scenarios. So, there is no single correct answer to you question. Maybe if you provide more information a member can help.

 

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#3 breizh

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Posted 18 February 2018 - 05:01 AM

Hi ,

Get a copy of :Gas pipelines hydraulic by Shashi Menon  , other resources are available in this forum using the search engine .

 

To get help you need to supply information about your project otherwise it will be only guess .

 

Good Luck,

Breizh






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