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# Orifice Sizing

Given;
Differential pressure (∆p) = 1250 mm H2O =12.258 kPa
Volumetric flow at base temperature (qv) = 2664 N m3/hr.
Specific Gravity (S.G.) = 0.277
Inlet Pressure

= 4.863 kg/cm2 (a) = 476.89 kPa

Base Pressure = 1.033 kg/cm2 (a) = 101.302 kPa
Viscosity (µ) = 0.012 cP = 0.000012 Pa.s
Compressibility factor (Z) = 1.001
Temperature at flow condition (t) = 111 Deg.C = 384.15 K
Temperature at base condition (T) = 0 Deg.C

=273.15 K

Pipe size = 4”
∴ Inside pipe diameter (D) = 102.26 mm
Fluid = Gas
Process Datasheet (Tag No: 11-FE-004)
Calculating Densities at base and Flow condition

Density At Base Temperature ( ρbase )=

3.483407∗SG
Z∗T

2618 Calculating bore diameter and β: Let invariants be A= μ 1 ℜ( D) 0.2 .189108 2 D √ 2 ∆ pρ 1 102.2 g/m 3 1.302483407∗SG Z 1.36 = 959.¿ 3.00002∗276412.2618 = =0.277∗476.32∗1.483407∗0.04 kg/hr.3 .15 Density At flow Temperature ( ρflow ) = 3.36 g/m3 Converting volumetric flow rate to mass flow rateQv = 2664 N m3/hr.001× 273. = 0.26∗10−3 √2 22258.2664 kg/s Reynolds Number Red = 276412.483407 ×0.15 ¿ 0. Qm = qv x ρbase = 2664 x 0.001∗384.89 =1.277 × 101.

97 The inner diameter. C=0. β= d 56. X 2 0.97 Therefore.25 d=D( ) 2 1+ X = 56.606 ε =0.32171 cε 0.26 Result a) Bore diameter .Assume.59 = =0. X= A 0.5533 D 102.189108 = =0.59mm And.606∗0.

20 mm b) Diameter ratio β   In house calculation: 0.59 mm Flowel 4 calculation: 57.5567 .5533 Flowel 4 calculation: 0.  In house calculation: 56.