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Atm Sto Tanks Venting Req API2000 2009 Rev1

Atm Sto Tanks Venting Req API2000 2009 Rev1

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API STD 2000-2009, Calculation for max.

flow rates for Normal Inbreathing
(Refer Section 4.3.2, 'Calculation of maximum flow rates for normal outbreathing & normal inbreathing) Common Inuslation Materials Cellular glass Mineral Fiber Calcium Silicate Perlite Latitude Below 42° Between 42° & 58° Above 58°

Inputs Tank Volume, V tk Pump-in Rate, V pf Latitude Ins. Thickness, l in Insulation Type Thermal Cond. of Insulation, in Selected Thermal Cond. of Insulation, Inside heat transfer coefficient, h Total surface area, A TTS Insulated surface area, A inp Calculations Outbreathing due to Liquid movement in, V Thermal Outbreathing Y-Factor Reduction factor, R i Thermal Outbreathing, V OT Total Normal Outbreathing

3500 m3 3 150 m /h 40 °

Use maximum capacity per sketch below Below 42°

Average Conductivi 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 Y-factor 0.32 0.25 0.2


0.1 m (Enter 0 if tank uninsulated) Cellular glass 0.05 W/m-K 0.05 W/m-K
2 4 W/m K (Typical value for tanks: 4 W/m2-K) 100 m2 100 m2 (Enter 0 if tank uninsulated) Fully Insulated


150 Nm3/h

of Air

0.32 0.11 55.0 Nm3/h 205.0 Nm3/h

of Air of Air

Overfill slot

Top of shell height Design liquid level

Overfill protection level requirement ______ m 3 or ______ mm Normal fill level

Maximum capacity _____ m 3

Net Working Capacity _____ m 3

Minimum fill level Min. Operating Volume remaining in the tank m 3 ____ or ____ mm Top of bottom plate at shell

Reference Appendix L-6 of API STD 650

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