International Journal of Energy Engineering          
International Journal of Energy Engineering(IJEE)
ISSN:2225-6563(Print)
ISSN:2225-6571(Online)
Frequency: Yearly
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Sri Bandyopadhyay(Australia)
Sizing of Gas Pipelines
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Abstract:
In this study, an effective approach for calculating the size of a gas pipeline is presented. The method is simple and does not need any complicated calculations. The proposed approach uses a simple flow formula to derive the diameter, length, flow rate, inlet and outlet pressures. In general, the method tends to give better results of pipe size prediction. The subject of this paper is to present mathematical relationships, based on which Gas pipe size is calculated.
Keywords:Flow Rate; Gas Flow Equation; Pipe Diameter; Sizing of Pipeline; Gas Pipeline
Author: Mavis Nyarko1
1.MSc. Gas Engineering and Management, BSc. Civil Engineering Kumasi - Ghana
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  2. G. G. Nasr, “Gas Flow and Network Analysis”, Salford: Salford University, 2011.
  3. E. Shashi Menon, “Gas Pipeline Hydraulics - Pressure Drop Due to Friction”, London – United Kingdom: CRC Press - Taylor & Francis Group, Chapter 2, 2005.