Analysis Of Pressure Transverse Between Pump Stations Of Fula Pipeline Under Different Operation Scenarios
Mysara Eissa Mohyaldinn
Index Terms: Fula pipeline, friction pressure, hydraulics, transverse
Abstract: Different operation scenarios generate different thermal and hydraulic conditions of pipelines. The most important concept describing the hydraulic condition of any pipeline is the hydraulic gradient line which is defined as the pressure head loss for every unit of length of the pipeline. Emerging the hydraulic gradient line with the pipeline profile provides a real description of the pressure transverse between pump stations which turn in good evaluation of the transportation system (pump stations and pipeline) in term of the capability of the pump stations to transport the oil with a desired throughput. In This paper pressure transverse between pump stations of Fula pipeline at different operation scenarios has been analyzed using simulation results. The analysis has been done by using a computational model developed by the author. Thermal/hydraulic mathematical models have been employed to the computational model to take into account temperature dependency of fluid parameters.
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