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Dynamic Modeling & Analysis of Vapor Phase Blowdown of Depressurized Vessel
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  • Journal title : Korean Chemical Engineering Research
  • Volume 54, Issue 3,  2016, pp.350-359
  • Publisher : The Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • DOI : 10.9713/kcer.2016.54.3.350
 Title & Authors
Dynamic Modeling & Analysis of Vapor Phase Blowdown of Depressurized Vessel
Kim, Kyungwoon; Seo, Ji Won; Hwang, Sungwon; Lee, Yun Ju; Moon, Young Sik;
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For accurate estimation over the change of pressure and temperature of the vessel during blowdown period, a new dynamic blowdown model was developed in this work. In particular, heat transfer from the vessel wall to discharge gas at both laminar or turbulent flow in the vessel was embedded to the model to increase the accuracy of blowdown estimation. For thermodynamics, the whole blowdown period was discretized into finite pressure decrement steps, and the step size was adjusted so that the calculation can be more efficiently carried out, while maintaining the model`s accuracy. Both Peng-Robinson and Soave-Redlich-Kwong equation of states were applied to the model, and the results were compared each other. Finally, the simulation results was compared with Haque and coworkers` experimental results, and it proved high accuracy of the model.
Dynamic blowdown modeling;Vessel blowdown;One-phase fluid;Empirical correlation;
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