Surge will be induced in oil transfer pipeline, due to the changes of transportation materials, operating parameters or pump station equipments. However, the surge induced by Shut-off fast closing valve could be more destructive, for the duration of valve closure time is short, and then the maximum pressure of the surge is much higher, so it’s necessary to control the surge. Based on the characteristic method, this paper establishes a numerical calculation of the accidental Shut-off the terminal fast closing valve at an product pipeline, and simulates the corresponding transient process of pipeline pressure. Upon the upper result, a further research, which combines the boundary condition of surge relief system, is carried out, in order to get the optimal surge control measures through the relief system.
- Pipeline Division
Controlling Surge Due to Shut-Off Fast Closing Valve at the End of an Oil Pipeline
Wang, W, & Gong, J. "Controlling Surge Due to Shut-Off Fast Closing Valve at the End of an Oil Pipeline." Proceedings of the 2006 International Pipeline Conference. Volume 1: Project Management; Design and Construction; Environmental Issues; GIS/Database Development; Innovative Projects and Emerging Issues; Operations and Maintenance; Pipelining in Northern Environments; Standards and Regulations. Calgary, Alberta, Canada. September 25–29, 2006. pp. 677-685. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/IPC2006-10147
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