THE PIPELINE FLOW OF CAPSULES--10. EMPIRICAL PRESSURE AND VELOCITY CORRELATIONS FOR CYLINDRICAL CAPSULES CONVEYED IN PIPELINES UP TO 4 INCHES IN DIAMETER
The pressure gradient to maintain a particular capsule velocity is increased substantially by an increase in capsule specific gravity, but is little affected by the ratio of capsule diameter: pipe diameter; however, a a decrease in diameter ratio raises the liquid velocity (and pressure gradient) required to move a capsule from rest. Hence, the largest practical diameter ratio should be used in capsule pipelining.
- Presented at the 1st International British Hydromechanics Research Association Hydraulic Transport of Solids in Pipes Conference, Warwichshire Univ., Coventry, Eng., Sept. 1-4, 1970.
British Hydromechanics Research AssociationCranfield MK43 0AJ, Bedfordshire, England
- Ellis, H S
- Kruyer, J
- Publication Date: 1970-9
- Pagination: 15 p.
- TRT Terms: Capsule pipelines; Pipe flow; Pipeline transportation
- Old TRIS Terms: Pipeline economics
- Subject Areas: Design; Marine Transportation; Pipelines; Terminals and Facilities;
- Accession Number: 00056352
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: American Petroleum Institute
- Report/Paper Numbers: Preprint No. C2
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jul 15 1974 12:00AM