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GAS VELOCITY CALCULATOR

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This spreadsheet supplements the WGP-0150 Live Line Welding Parameters form. All welding requirements are deter
This spreadsheet is to be used ONLY AS A TOOL to determine gas velocity based on flow rate and pressure.

**This method accounts for Temperature and Compressibility ( AGA 8 Revised )

USER INPUT VALUES ( Determined by form WGP-0150 )

Altitude 6375 ft.


Atmospheric Pressure 11.68 psia
Pipe OD 24.00 in.
Pipe WT 0.687 in.
MAOP 850 psig
Min. Allowable Gas Velocity 0 ft/s *This ( which is ) 0 mph
Max. Allowable Gas Velocity 100 ft/s Assumes ( which
a is ) 68.18 mph
Min. Allowable Line Pressure 400 psigMW of 17.4.
Max. Allowable Line Pressure 600 psigGas
Pressure Increment 5 psigChromatogra VELOCITY
IF PRESSURE GOES
Min. Allowable Flow Rate 0 MMSCFD
phy may IF FLOW GOES
Max. Allowable Flow Rate 400 MMSCFD
show More or
Flow Increment 20 MMSCFD
Less which FLOW
Temperature of Gas 52.0 F
will affect the IF PRESSURE GOES
Compressibility of Gas 0.895 ( see comment )
Accuracy. IF VELOCITY GOES

PRESSURE
IF FLOW GOES ,
GAS IF VELOCITY GOES ,
VELOCITY FLOW RATE ( MMSCFD )
( FT/SEC )
0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 200 220 240 260 280
400 0.0 2.6 5.3 7.9 10.5 13.1 15.7 18.4 21.0 23.6 26.2 28.8 31.5 34.1 36.7
405 0.0 2.6 5.2 7.8 10.4 13.0 15.6 18.1 20.7 23.3 25.9 28.5 31.1 33.7 36.3
410 0.0 2.6 5.1 7.7 10.2 12.8 15.4 17.9 20.5 23.0 25.6 28.2 30.7 33.3 35.8
415 0.0 2.5 5.1 7.6 10.1 12.7 15.2 17.7 20.2 22.8 25.3 27.8 30.4 32.9 35.4
420 0.0 2.5 5.0 7.5 10.0 12.5 15.0 17.5 20.0 22.5 25.0 27.5 30.0 32.5 35.0
425 0.0 2.5 5.0 7.4 9.9 12.4 14.8 17.3 19.8 22.3 24.7 27.2 29.7 32.1 34.6
430 0.0 2.5 4.9 7.3 9.8 12.2 14.7 17.1 19.6 22.0 24.4 26.9 29.3 31.8 34.2
435 0.0 2.4 4.8 7.3 9.7 12.1 14.5 16.9 19.3 21.8 24.2 26.6 29.0 31.4 33.8
440 0.0 2.4 4.8 7.2 9.6 12.0 14.3 16.7 19.1 21.5 23.9 26.3 28.7 31.1 33.5
445 0.0 2.4 4.7 7.1 9.5 11.8 14.2 16.6 18.9 21.3 23.6 26.0 28.4 30.7 33.1
450 0.0 2.3 4.7 7.0 9.4 11.7 14.0 16.4 18.7 21.0 23.4 25.7 28.1 30.4 32.7
455 0.0 2.3 4.6 6.9 9.3 11.6 13.9 16.2 18.5 20.8 23.1 25.4 27.8 30.1 32.4
460 0.0 2.3 4.6 6.9 9.2 11.5 13.7 16.0 18.3 20.6 22.9 25.2 27.5 29.8 32.0
465 0.0 2.3 4.5 6.8 9.1 11.3 13.6 15.9 18.1 20.4 22.6 24.9 27.2 29.4 31.7
470 0.0 2.3 4.5 6.7 9.0 11.2 13.5 15.7 17.9 20.2 22.4 24.7 26.9 29.1 31.4
475 0.0 2.2 4.4 6.7 8.9 11.1 13.3 15.5 17.7 20.0 22.2 24.4 26.6 28.8 31.1
480 0.0 2.2 4.4 6.6 8.8 11.0 13.2 15.4 17.6 19.8 22.0 24.2 26.3 28.5 30.7
PRESSURE ( PSI )

485 0.0 2.2 4.4 6.5 8.7 10.9 13.0 15.2 17.4 19.6 21.7 23.9 26.1 28.3 30.4
490 0.0 2.2 4.3 6.5 8.6 10.8 12.9 15.1 17.2 19.4 21.5 23.7 25.8 28.0 30.1
495 0.0 2.1 4.3 6.4 8.5 10.7 12.8 14.9 17.0 19.2 21.3 23.4 25.6 27.7 29.8
500 0.0 2.1 4.2 6.3 8.4 10.6 12.7 14.8 16.9 19.0 21.1 23.2 25.3 27.4 29.5
505 0.0 2.1 4.2 6.3 8.4 10.5 12.5 14.6 16.7 18.8 20.9 23.0 25.1 27.2 29.2
510 0.0 2.1 4.1 6.2 8.3 10.4 12.4 14.5 16.6 18.6 20.7 22.8 24.8 26.9 29.0
515 0.0 2.1 4.1 6.2 8.2 10.3 12.3 14.4 16.4 18.4 20.5 22.5 24.6 26.6 28.7
520 0.0 2.0 4.1 6.1 8.1 10.2 12.2 14.2 16.2 18.3 20.3 22.3 24.4 26.4 28.4
PRESSURE ( PSI )

525 0.0 2.0 4.0 6.0 8.1 10.1 12.1 14.1 16.1 18.1 20.1 22.1 24.1 26.1 28.2
530 0.0 2.0 4.0 6.0 8.0 10.0 12.0 14.0 15.9 17.9 19.9 21.9 23.9 25.9 27.9
535 0.0 2.0 4.0 5.9 7.9 9.9 11.9 13.8 15.8 17.8 19.7 21.7 23.7 25.7 27.6
540 0.0 2.0 3.9 5.9 7.8 9.8 11.7 13.7 15.7 17.6 19.6 21.5 23.5 25.4 27.4
545 0.0 1.9 3.9 5.8 7.8 9.7 11.6 13.6 15.5 17.5 19.4 21.3 23.3 25.2 27.1
550 0.0 1.9 3.9 5.8 7.7 9.6 11.5 13.5 15.4 17.3 19.2 21.1 23.1 25.0 26.9
555 0.0 1.9 3.8 5.7 7.6 9.5 11.4 13.3 15.2 17.1 19.1 21.0 22.9 24.8 26.7
560 0.0 1.9 3.8 5.7 7.6 9.4 11.3 13.2 15.1 17.0 18.9 20.8 22.7 24.5 26.4
565 0.0 1.9 3.8 5.6 7.5 9.4 11.2 13.1 15.0 16.9 18.7 20.6 22.5 24.3 26.2
570 0.0 1.9 3.7 5.6 7.4 9.3 11.1 13.0 14.9 16.7 18.6 20.4 22.3 24.1 26.0
575 0.0 1.8 3.7 5.5 7.4 9.2 11.0 12.9 14.7 16.6 18.4 20.2 22.1 23.9 25.8
580 0.0 1.8 3.7 5.5 7.3 9.1 11.0 12.8 14.6 16.4 18.2 20.1 21.9 23.7 25.5
585 0.0 1.8 3.6 5.4 7.2 9.1 10.9 12.7 14.5 16.3 18.1 19.9 21.7 23.5 25.3
590 0.0 1.8 3.6 5.4 7.2 9.0 10.8 12.6 14.4 16.2 17.9 19.7 21.5 23.3 25.1
595 0.0 1.8 3.6 5.3 7.1 8.9 10.7 12.5 14.2 16.0 17.8 19.6 21.4 23.1 24.9
600 0.0 1.8 3.5 5.3 7.1 8.8 10.6 12.4 14.1 15.9 17.7 19.4 21.2 22.9 24.7
LOCITY CALCULATOR

Welding Parameters form. All welding requirements are determined by that form.
rmine gas velocity based on flow rate and pressure.

VELOCITY
IF PRESSURE GOES , VELOCITY GOES
IF FLOW GOES , VELOCITY GOES

FLOW
IF PRESSURE GOES , FLOW GOES
IF VELOCITY GOES , FLOW GOES

PRESSURE
IF FLOW GOES , PRESSURE GOES
IF VELOCITY GOES , PRESSURE GOES

300 320 340 360 380 400


39.3 42.0 44.6 47.2 49.8 52.4
38.9 41.4 44.0 46.6 49.2 51.8
38.4 41.0 43.5 46.1 48.6 51.2
37.9 40.5 43.0 45.5 48.1 50.6
37.5 40.0 42.5 45.0 47.5 50.0
37.1 39.6 42.0 44.5 47.0 49.4
36.7 39.1 41.5 44.0 46.4 48.9
36.2 38.7 41.1 43.5 45.9 48.3
35.8 38.2 40.6 43.0 45.4 47.8
35.5 37.8 40.2 42.5 44.9 47.3
35.1 37.4 39.7 42.1 44.4 46.8
34.7 37.0 39.3 41.6 43.9 46.3
34.3 36.6 38.9 41.2 43.5 45.8
34.0 36.2 38.5 40.8 43.0 45.3
33.6 35.9 38.1 40.3 42.6 44.8
33.3 35.5 37.7 39.9 42.1 44.4
32.9 35.1 37.3 39.5 41.7 43.9
32.6 34.8 36.9 39.1 41.3 43.5
32.3 34.4 36.6 38.7 40.9 43.0
32.0 34.1 36.2 38.3 40.5 42.6
31.6 33.8 35.9 38.0 40.1 42.2
31.3 33.4 35.5 37.6 39.7 41.8
31.0 33.1 35.2 37.2 39.3 41.4
30.7 32.8 34.8 36.9 38.9 41.0
30.5 32.5 34.5 36.5 38.6 40.6
30.2 32.2 34.2 36.2 38.2 40.2
29.9 31.9 33.9 35.9 37.9 39.9
29.6 31.6 33.6 35.5 37.5 39.5
29.3 31.3 33.3 35.2 37.2 39.1
29.1 31.0 33.0 34.9 36.8 38.8
28.8 30.7 32.7 34.6 36.5 38.4
28.6 30.5 32.4 34.3 36.2 38.1
28.3 30.2 32.1 34.0 35.9 37.8
28.1 29.9 31.8 33.7 35.6 37.4
27.8 29.7 31.5 33.4 35.3 37.1
27.6 29.4 31.3 33.1 35.0 36.8
27.4 29.2 31.0 32.8 34.7 36.5
27.1 28.9 30.8 32.6 34.4 36.2
26.9 28.7 30.5 32.3 34.1 35.9
26.7 28.5 30.2 32.0 33.8 35.6
26.5 28.2 30.0 31.8 33.5 35.3
FPS to MPH to get MPH from FPS multiply by 0.6818 to get FPS from MPH multiply by 1.46667
FPS MPH FPS MPH FPS MPH FPS MPH FPS
1.00 0.68 8.80 6.00 16.60 11.32 24.40 16.64 32.20
1.10 0.75 8.90 6.07 16.70 11.39 24.50 16.70 32.30
1.20 0.82 9.00 6.14 16.80 11.45 24.60 16.77 32.40
1.30 0.89 9.10 6.20 16.90 11.52 24.70 16.84 32.50
1.40 0.95 9.20 6.27 17.00 11.59 24.80 16.91 32.60
1.50 1.02 9.30 6.34 17.10 11.66 24.90 16.98 32.70
1.60 1.09 9.40 6.41 17.20 11.73 25.00 17.05 32.80
1.70 1.16 9.50 6.48 17.30 11.80 25.10 17.11 32.90
1.80 1.23 9.60 6.55 17.40 11.86 25.20 17.18 33.00
1.90 1.30 9.70 6.61 17.50 11.93 25.30 17.25 33.10
2.00 1.36 9.80 6.68 17.60 12.00 25.40 17.32 33.20
2.10 1.43 9.90 6.75 17.70 12.07 25.50 17.39 33.30
2.20 1.50 10.00 6.82 17.80 12.14 25.60 17.45 33.40
2.30 1.57 10.10 6.89 17.90 12.20 25.70 17.52 33.50
2.40 1.64 10.20 6.95 18.00 12.27 25.80 17.59 33.60
2.50 1.70 10.30 7.02 18.10 12.34 25.90 17.66 33.70
2.60 1.77 10.40 7.09 18.20 12.41 26.00 17.73 33.80
2.70 1.84 10.50 7.16 18.30 12.48 26.10 17.80 33.90
2.80 1.91 10.60 7.23 18.40 12.55 26.20 17.86 34.00
2.90 1.98 10.70 7.30 18.50 12.61 26.30 17.93 34.10
3.00 2.05 10.80 7.36 18.60 12.68 26.40 18.00 34.20
3.10 2.11 10.90 7.43 18.70 12.75 26.50 18.07 34.30
3.20 2.18 11.00 7.50 18.80 12.82 26.60 18.14 34.40
3.30 2.25 11.10 7.57 18.90 12.89 26.70 18.20 34.50
3.40 2.32 11.20 7.64 19.00 12.95 26.80 18.27 34.60
3.50 2.39 11.30 7.70 19.10 13.02 26.90 18.34 34.70
3.60 2.45 11.40 7.77 19.20 13.09 27.00 18.41 34.80
3.70 2.52 11.50 7.84 19.30 13.16 27.10 18.48 34.90
3.80 2.59 11.60 7.91 19.40 13.23 27.20 18.55 35.00
3.90 2.66 11.70 7.98 19.50 13.30 27.30 18.61 35.10
4.00 2.73 11.80 8.05 19.60 13.36 27.40 18.68 35.20
4.10 2.80 11.90 8.11 19.70 13.43 27.50 18.75 35.30
4.20 2.86 12.00 8.18 19.80 13.50 27.60 18.82 35.40
4.30 2.93 12.10 8.25 19.90 13.57 27.70 18.89 35.50
4.40 3.00 12.20 8.32 20.00 13.64 27.80 18.95 35.60
4.50 3.07 12.30 8.39 20.10 13.70 27.90 19.02 35.70
4.60 3.14 12.40 8.45 20.20 13.77 28.00 19.09 35.80
4.70 3.20 12.50 8.52 20.30 13.84 28.10 19.16 35.90
4.80 3.27 12.60 8.59 20.40 13.91 28.20 19.23 36.00
4.90 3.34 12.70 8.66 20.50 13.98 28.30 19.30 36.10
5.00 3.41 12.80 8.73 20.60 14.05 28.40 19.36 36.20
5.10 3.48 12.90 8.80 20.70 14.11 28.50 19.43 36.30
5.20 3.55 13.00 8.86 20.80 14.18 28.60 19.50 36.40
5.30 3.61 13.10 8.93 20.90 14.25 28.70 19.57 36.50
5.40 3.68 13.20 9.00 21.00 14.32 28.80 19.64 36.60
5.50 3.75 13.30 9.07 21.10 14.39 28.90 19.70 36.70
5.60 3.82 13.40 9.14 21.20 14.45 29.00 19.77 36.80
5.70 3.89 13.50 9.20 21.30 14.52 29.10 19.84 36.90
5.80 3.95 13.60 9.27 21.40 14.59 29.20 19.91 37.00
5.90 4.02 13.70 9.34 21.50 14.66 29.30 19.98 37.10
6.00 4.09 13.80 9.41 21.60 14.73 29.40 20.05 37.20
6.10 4.16 13.90 9.48 21.70 14.80 29.50 20.11 37.30
6.20 4.23 14.00 9.55 21.80 14.86 29.60 20.18 37.40
6.30 4.30 14.10 9.61 21.90 14.93 29.70 20.25 37.50
6.40 4.36 14.20 9.68 22.00 15.00 29.80 20.32 37.60
6.50 4.43 14.30 9.75 22.10 15.07 29.90 20.39 37.70
6.60 4.50 14.40 9.82 22.20 15.14 30.00 20.45 37.80
6.70 4.57 14.50 9.89 22.30 15.20 30.10 20.52 37.90
6.80 4.64 14.60 9.95 22.40 15.27 30.20 20.59 38.00
6.90 4.70 14.70 10.02 22.50 15.34 30.30 20.66 38.10
7.00 4.77 14.80 10.09 22.60 15.41 30.40 20.73 38.20
7.10 4.84 14.90 10.16 22.70 15.48 30.50 20.80 38.30
7.20 4.91 15.00 10.23 22.80 15.55 30.60 20.86 38.40
7.30 4.98 15.10 10.30 22.90 15.61 30.70 20.93 38.50
7.40 5.05 15.20 10.36 23.00 15.68 30.80 21.00 38.60
7.50 5.11 15.30 10.43 23.10 15.75 30.90 21.07 38.70
7.60 5.18 15.40 10.50 23.20 15.82 31.00 21.14 38.80
7.70 5.25 15.50 10.57 23.30 15.89 31.10 21.20 38.90
7.80 5.32 15.60 10.64 23.40 15.95 31.20 21.27 39.00
7.90 5.39 15.70 10.70 23.50 16.02 31.30 21.34 39.10
8.00 5.45 15.80 10.77 23.60 16.09 31.40 21.41 39.20
8.10 5.52 15.90 10.84 23.70 16.16 31.50 21.48 39.30
8.20 5.59 16.00 10.91 23.80 16.23 31.60 21.55 39.40
8.30 5.66 16.10 10.98 23.90 16.30 31.70 21.61 39.50
8.40 5.73 16.20 11.05 24.00 16.36 31.80 21.68 39.60
8.50 5.80 16.30 11.11 24.10 16.43 31.90 21.75 39.70
8.60 5.86 16.40 11.18 24.20 16.50 32.00 21.82 39.80
8.70 5.93 16.50 11.25 24.30 16.57 32.10 21.89 39.90
46667
MPH FPS MPH
21.95 40.00 27.27
22.02 40.10 27.34
22.09 40.20 27.41
22.16 40.30 27.48
22.23 40.40 27.55
22.30 40.50 27.61
22.36 40.60 27.68
22.43 40.70 27.75
22.50 40.80 27.82
22.57 40.90 27.89
22.64 41.00 27.95
22.70 41.10 28.02
22.77 41.20 28.09
22.84 41.30 28.16
22.91 41.40 28.23
22.98 41.50 28.30
23.05 41.60 28.36
23.11 41.70 28.43
23.18 41.80 28.50
23.25 41.90 28.57
23.32 42.00 28.64
23.39 42.10 28.70
23.45 42.20 28.77
23.52 42.30 28.84
23.59 42.40 28.91
23.66 42.50 28.98
23.73 42.60 29.05
23.80 42.70 29.11
23.86 42.80 29.18
23.93 42.90 29.25
24.00 43.00 29.32
24.07 43.10 29.39
24.14 43.20 29.45
24.20 43.30 29.52
24.27 43.40 29.59
24.34 43.50 29.66
24.41 43.60 29.73
24.48 43.70 29.80
24.55 43.80 29.86
24.61 43.90 29.93
24.68 44.00 30.00
24.75 44.10 30.07
24.82 44.20 30.14
24.89 44.30 30.20
24.95 44.40 30.27
25.02 44.50 30.34
25.09 44.60 30.41
25.16 44.70 30.48
25.23 44.80 30.55
25.30 44.90 30.61
25.36 45.00 30.68
25.43 45.10 30.75
25.50 45.20 30.82
25.57 45.30 30.89
25.64 45.40 30.95
25.70 45.50 31.02
25.77 45.60 31.09
25.84 45.70 31.16
25.91 45.80 31.23
25.98 45.90 31.30
26.05 46.00 31.36
26.11 46.10 31.43
26.18 46.20 31.50
26.25 46.30 31.57
26.32 46.40 31.64
26.39 46.50 31.70
26.45 46.60 31.77
26.52 46.70 31.84
26.59 46.80 31.91
26.66 46.90 31.98
26.73 47.00 32.05
26.80 47.10 32.11
26.86 47.20 32.18
26.93 47.30 32.25
27.00 47.40 32.32
27.07 47.50 32.39
27.14 47.60 32.45
27.20 47.70 32.52
Flow Measured on One Pipe Size correlated to Another Pipe Size *This
Assumes a
**FLOW is the SAME, but VELOCITY CHANGES MW of 17.4
Gas
Altitude Altitude = 6643 ft. Chromatog
Atmospheric Pressure Patm = 11.56 psia phy may
Pipe Outer Diameter ( OD ) OD = show More
22 inches
Pipe Wall Thickness ( WT ) WT = Less which
0.25 inches
Actual Compressibility Factor ( Zact ) - from chart or chromatograph Zact = 0.935 will affect
Temperature of Gas ( F ) T= 71 F Accuracy.
Pressure of Gas ( PSIG ) PSIG = 650 psig
Volumetric Flow Rate ( MMSCFD ) - Standard Flow MMSCFD = 60 MMSCFD
Velocity of Gas ( ft/sec ) ft/sec = 5.873238 ft/sec

New Pipe Outer Diameter ( OD ) OD = 24 inches


New Pipe Wall Thickness ( WT ) WT = 0.5 inches
New Velocity of Gas ( ft/sec ) ft/sec = 5.132145 ft/sec

a difference of 0.741094 ft/sec


which is 0.505291 mph
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