PC program developed for estimating pipeline drying time

Abdulghani A. Al-Farayedhi King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals Dhahran, Saudi Arabia Equations box [273,114 bytes] Example problem data [74,304 bytes] A computer program has been developed that enables process engineers and designers to estimate the total drying time required for removing water from pipelines. The program (PIPE.DRY) determines the total amount of water to be removed from a pipeline and the total time required to dry the pipeline. It also estimates the volume of the desiccant and the size of the bed required for the operation. Design procedures involve calculations for volume and mass of water in the pip...

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