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Design and Performance of Gas–Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone/Slug Damper System

  • E. Pereyra
  • L. Gómez
  • R. Mohan
  • O. Shoham
  • G. Kouba

Abstract

A dynamic model and a simulator have been developed for the Gas–Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone/Slug Damper (GLCC-SD) system, for the prediction of its flow behavior under transient slugging flow conditions. Separate dynamic models and simulators are developed for the GLCC and the SD units, which are integrated together with a slug generator model/simulator into an overall model/simulator for the GLCC-SD system. Simulation examples are presented for the GLCC, SD and integrated GLCC-SD system. The GLCC-SD simulation results demonstrate clearly the advantage of this system in dampening and smoothing the liquid flow rate under slug flow conditions, providing a fairly constant flow rate at the GLCC outlet liquid leg.

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Control Valve Liquid Level Stem Position Valve Stem Diaphragm Pressure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Pereyra
    • 1
  • L. Gómez
    • 1
  • R. Mohan
    • 1
  • O. Shoham
    • 1
  • G. Kouba
    • 2
  1. 1.The University of TulsaTulsaUSA
  2. 2.Chevron Energy Technology CompanyHoustonUSA

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