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PROJECT

 

PRESSURE RELIEF VALVE SIZE CHECK

 

PRV TYPE

 

SPRING LOADED TYPE

 

VESSEL

 

3 PHASE TEST SEPARATOR

 

DESIGN CODE

 

API 526, API 520

Fluid

 

Natural Gas

Valve Manufacturer

 

Eunnisell©

 

Data Obtained from field or Design Intent

 

Parameter

Symbol

Value

Unit

   

58

MMSCFD

Required Relieving Capaciity (Based On Manufacturer Specification)

Q

40278

SCF/min

Set Pressure (Based on Manufacturer Specification)

 

1350

psi

Over Pressure

 

10

%

Back Pressure

Atmospheric

14.7

psia

Inlet Relieving Temperature

 

T

132

F

592

R

Gas Specific Gravity

SGs

0.75

Oando Fluid Data

Gas Density @ Standard Condition

ρ

0.057225

lb/ft3

Molecular Weight

M

21.7

lb/mol

Compressibility Factor

Z

1

 
       

Data Obtained from charts, Tables and valve Manufacturer

 

Parameter

Symbol

Value

Unit

Coefficients of Specific heat @ standard condition

C

355

 

Effective Coefficient of Discharge

K

0.975

 

Capacity Correction due to back Pressure

K b

1

 
 

Sizing and Selection

 

Parameter

Symbol

Formulae

Value

Unit

Absolute Relieving Pressure

P 1

 

1499.7

psia

Minimum Required effective Orifice Discharge Area

A

Minimum Required effective Orifice Discharge Area A 1.391 sqr.inch

1.391

sqr.inch

Selected Effective Orifice Area

A s

 

1.838

sqr.inch

Orifice Designation (Letter)

   

K

Table 8 - API 520

 

Connections (From Table 8 - API 526)

 

Valve Type

Valve Materials

Valve Size

Valve Class

Facing

Inlet Valve (Flanged Type)

Carbon Steel

3-inch

 
  • 600 Raised Face

Outlet Valve (Flanged Type)

Carbon Steel

4-inch

 
  • 150 Raised Face

Reference

Table 8 - API 526

 

Valve Selection for Pressure Relief Valve Setting (Inlet by Outlet)

3'' x 4" Carbon Steel (Orifice Designation: K)

Vessel Manufacturer PRV Connections (From Eunissel)

3" x 4" PRV @ 1350 psi

 
 

COMMENTS

Valve Inlet Flange Connection Check

Inlet Flange Connection OK

 

Valve Outlet Flange Connection Check

Outlet Flange Connection OK

 

1. Dresser© Relieve Valve Handbook

 

2.

API 526 - Sizing

and Installation of Pressure Relieving devices

Reference

in Refineries (2000) 520 Flanged Steel Pressure Relief Valves (1995)

3. API