Transients In Long Oil Pipelines

  • M. Hanif Chaudhry


Cross-country pipelines transporting crude oil or refined products are usually hundreds of kilometers long with several pumping stations located along their length (Fig. 7-1). The pumping head of these stations mainly covers the friction losses in the pipeline. In a mountainous terrain, however, gravity lift may be required in addition to the friction losses.


Pressure Rise Suction Side Friction Loss Check Valve Downstream Station 
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  • M. Hanif Chaudhry
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  1. 1.College of Engineering and ComputingUniversity of South CarolinaColumbiaUSA

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