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Predicting Mixing Volumes in Serial Transport in Pipelines

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F. B. Freitas Rachid, J. H. Carneiro de Araujo

Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, RJ, 24210-240, Brazil

R. M. Baptista

Research and Development Center, Petrobras-Petróleo Brasileiro S.A., Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 21949-900, Brazile-mail: renan@cenpes.petrobras.com.br

J. Fluids Eng 124(2), 528-534 (May 28, 2002) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1459078 History: Received November 13, 2000; Revised November 26, 2001; Online May 28, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Schematic representation of a batch transfer installation
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Predicted and measured mixing volumes versus admissible concentrations at x=135.9 km
Grahic Jump Location
Predicted and measured mixing volumes versus admissible concentrations at x=199.9 km

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