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CONTROL VALVE SIZING


by S. Jane Stone

Based on Masonelian Method


January '94

Nomenclature
P1
P2
Delta P
Pv
G

Cf
Cv
del Ps
Pc
Gf

Upstream Pressure
Downstream Pressure
P1 - P2
Vapour Pressure
Gas s.g. at S.C.

Critical Flow Factor


Valve Flow Coefficient
Pressure drop for critical flow calculations
Critical Pressure
Gas s.g. at flowing temperature

Liquids
Job No.

Tag No.

Service

Flow
(gpm)

P1
(psia)

Delta P
(psi)

48
56
485
39

45
40
40
40

5
5
10
10

XXXX
76997
64294
64294

CV-XXX

LIQUID - Calc CV
Cooler water
TT heater water valve(sum)
TT heater water valve(win)

XXXX

CV-XXX

LIQUID - Calc Delta P

48

45

XXXX

CV-XXX

LIQUID - Calc flow

48

45

INSTRUCTIONS
1
2
3
4
5

Press F5 and select whichever calculation you want to use (for example LIQUID-CalcCV)
Pick Edit Copy
Move the cursor to the line you want to copy to in the column under Job No.
Pick Edit Insert Paste (it will ask you if you want to Shift Cells Down - pick OK)
Enter values in all the cells with yellow backgrounds - other values will be calculated.
FOR MORE INFO PRESS F5 and SELECT NOMENCLATURE

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op for critical flow calculations

flowing temperature

Fluid Pc
(psia)

Valve
Cf

Check for Critical Flow Condition


(cavitation or flashing)
Flow
del Ps
Critical?
Cv
(psi)

Fluid
s.g.

Fluid Pv
(psia)

1
1
1
1

15.64
15.64
3
3

3206
3206
3206
3206

0.75
0.75
1
1

NO
NO
NO
NO

21.5
25.0
153.4
12.3

44.35
39.35
39.07
39.07

15.64

3206

0.75

NO

21.5

44.35

15.64

3206

0.75

NO

21.5

44.35

mple LIQUID-CalcCV)

will be calculated.

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Notes

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Saturated Steam
Job
No
67194
67194
63593
67194
76997

Tag
No

Service

CANADA SALT OUTLET


ADM OUTLET
CV-105/205Steam to water injector heater
Steam line purge
ster
Sterlilizer steam

XXXXX

CV-XXX

SAT'D STEAM - Calc Cv

1000

XXXXX

CV-XXX

SAT'D STEAM - Calc Delta P

1000

XXXXX
74896
76397
XXXXX

CV-XXX

SAT'D STEAM - Calc Flow


Steam to kettles
PV804A-C Booster motive steam, 10"
PV804D
Booster motive steam, 4"

1000
6492
116563
22514

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Flow
lb/hr
25600
106000
2590
15000
600

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Check for Critical Flow Condition


P1
(psia)
19.7
19.7
85
20
85

Delta P
(psi)
5
5
37
5
5

Valve
Cf
0.65
0.65
0.75
0.75
0.75

85

10

85

85
150
150
150

Cv
1092.5
4523.5
22.2
539.9
9.9

Flow
Critical?
YES
YES
YES
NO
NO

0.75

11.9

NO

75

10

0.75

11.9

NO

75

10
35
1
1

0.75
0.75
0.75
0.75

11.9
32.1
3210
620

NO
NO
NO
NO

75
115
149
149

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P2
(psia)
14.7
14.7
48
15
80

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Gases

Notes

Job
No

XXXXX
XXXXX
XXXXX
170 -1601.281
63593
XXXXX

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Tag
No

Service

CV-XXX

GASES - Calc Cv

CV-XXX
CV-XXX

GASES - Calc Delta P


GASES - Calc Delta P

Air
CV-XXX

Cylinder lift
GASES - Calc Flow

Flow
lb/hr

Gas
M.W.

Temp
(deg F)

P1
(psia)

15000

18

250

20

1000
1000

18
18

316
316

85
85

156
997

29
18

70
316

85
85

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Delta P
(psi)

Valve
Cf

Check for Critical Flow Condition


at s.c.=32F, 14.7 psia
Cv
Flow
Gas s.g.
Gf
Critical?
G

P2
(psia)

0.75

522.3

NO

0.62069

0.45459

15

10
10

0.75
0.75

12.0
12.0

NO
NO

0.62069
0.62069

0.415926
0.415926

75
75

5
10

0.75
0.75

1.7
12

NO
NO

1
0.62069

0.981132
0.415926

80
75

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Superheated Steam

Notes

Job
No

170 -1610.311
170 -1610.311

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Tag
No

XXXXX

CV-XXX

XXXXX
XXXXX

CV-XXX
CV-XXX

XXXXX
XXXXX

CV-XXX
CV-XXX

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ated Steam
Service

Flow
lb/hr

P1
(psia)

Delta P
(psi)

Valve
Cf

Superheat
(deg F)

SUPERHTD STEAM - Calc Cv

1000

85

10

0.75

SUPERHTD STEAM - Calc Delta P


SUPERHTD STEAM - Calc Delta P

1000
1000

85
85

10
10

0.75
0.75

0
0

SUPERHTD STEAM - Calc Flow


SUPERHTD STEAM - Calc Flow

1000
1000

85
85

10
10

0.75
0.75

0
0

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Check for Critical Flow Condition


Cv

Flow
Critical?

P2
(psia)

11.9

NO

75

11.9
11.9

NO
NO

75
75

11.9
11.9

NO
NO

75
75

Notes

170 -1601.281
170 -1601.281

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Laminar Flow of Liquids


Job No.

Tag No.

Service

Flow
(gpm)

P1
(psia)

Delta P
(psi)

XXXX

CV-XXX

LAMINAR LIQUID - Calc CV

48

45

XXXX

CV-XXX

LAMINAR LIQUID - Calc Delta P

48

45

XXXX

CV-XXX

LAMINAR LIQUID - Calc flow

48

45

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Fluid Pc
(psia)

Valve
Cf

Check for Critical Flow Condition


(cavitation or flashing)
Required Turbulent Laminar
Cv
Cv
Cv

Fluid
s.g.

Fluid
Visc (cp)

Fluid Pv
(psia)

1000

15.64

3206

0.75

1000

15.64

3206

0.75 CV goes in Laminar Col

32.5

1000

15.64

3206

0.75 CV goes in Laminar Col

32.5

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Err:522

Err:522

32.5

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del Ps
(psi)

44.35

Notes

Err:522

44.35

44.35

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