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A study on optimal sizing of pipeline transporting equi-sized particulate solid-liquid mixture.

Asim, Taimoor; Mishra, Rakesh; Pradhan, Suman; Ubbi, Kuldip

Authors

Rakesh Mishra

Suman Pradhan

Kuldip Ubbi



Abstract

Pipelines transporting solid-liquid mixtures are of practical interest to the oil and pipe industry throughout the world. Such pipelines are known as slurry pipelines where the solid medium of the flow is commonly known as slurry. The optimal designing of such pipelines is of commercial interests for their widespread acceptance. A methodology has been evolved for the optimal sizing of a pipeline transporting solid-liquid mixture. Least cost principle has been used in sizing such pipelines, which involves the determination of pipe diameter corresponding to the minimum cost for given solid throughput. The detailed analysis with regard to transportation of slurry having solids of uniformly graded particles size has been included. The proposed methodology can be used for designing a pipeline for transporting any solid material for different solid throughput.

Citation

ASIM, T., MISHRA, R., PRADHAN, S. and UBBI, K. 2012. A study on optimal sizing of pipeline transporting equi-sized particulate solid-liquid mixture. Journal of physics: conference series [online], 364; proceedings of 25th Condition monitoring and diagnostic engineering international congress 2012 (COMADEM 2012), 18-20 June 2012, Huddersfield, UK, article 012072. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/364/1/012072

Journal Article Type Conference Paper
Conference Name 25th Condition monitoring and diagnostic engineering international congress 2012 (COMADEM 2012)
Conference Location Huddersfield, UK
Online Publication Date May 28, 2012
Publication Date May 28, 2012
Deposit Date Jun 1, 2021
Publicly Available Date Jun 1, 2021
Journal Journal of Physics: Conference Series
Print ISSN 1742-6588
Electronic ISSN 1742-6596
Publisher IOP Publishing
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 364
Article Number 012072
DOI https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/364/1/012072
Keywords Pipelines; Oil and pipe industry; Slurry; Methodology
Public URL https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/867338

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