Avoiding lengthy mathematical discussions, this reference specifically addresses issues affecting the day-to-day practices of those who design, operate, and purchase liquid pipelines in the oil, water, and process industries. Liquid Pipeline Hydraulics supplies an abundance of practical examples and applications for an in-depth understanding of liquid properties, as well as the layout, assessment, and enhancement of effective pipeline systems.
The most valuable and reader-friendly reference available for engineers concerned with the optimization of liquid transportation through pipelines
Introduction. Properties of Liquids. Pressure Drop Due to Friction. Pipe Analysis. Pressure and Horsepower Required. Multi-Pump Station Pipelines. Pump Analysis. Pump Station Design. Thermal Hydraulics. Flow Measurement. Unsteady Flow in Pipelines. Pipeline Economics. Appendix A: Tables and Charts. Appendix B: Answers to Selected Problems. Appendix C: Summary of Formulas. References. Index.