Fluid Flow Analysis- The Key to Your Success in Chemical Engineering

STS Local Section September Meeting
Originally delivered Sep 13, 2013

Learn how fluid flow analysis can be applied to solve root-cause flow problems to significantly improve plant production, profitability and environmental compliance. The September STS meeting will review the fundamentals of fluid flow analysis, discuss how to accurately assess and avoid 2-phase flow conditions using API’s standard on thermophysical properties, and derive the benefits from a properly engineered fluid flow system. A number of case studies showing how fluid flow simulation models can be used to solve very complex root-cause problems in process and utility systems will be shared. Every process and utility system is limited by its hydraulic design. However, chemical engineers typically don’t spend a significant amount of their time solving fluid flow problems even though many opportunities exist. Fluid flow simulation principals are not difficult to understand, however, most chemical engineers go through their entire careers without taking the time to appreciate how to apply fluid flow analysis to improve their plant facilities and further their careers. The fundamental concepts of fluid flow analysis (Bernoulli equation, k-values, etc.) and 'application' of fluid flow analysis to real-life problems with be covered, including a local petrochemical plant where EPI Engineering and EPCON International received the IETC Energy Award for 2013. Special emphasis on how to identify opportunities and quantify the savings potential to solve root-cause flow problems in your plant facility will be discussed.

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