PE6003 - PETROLEUM TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING (Syllabus) 2013-regulation Anna University

PE6003 - PETROLEUM TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING (Syllabus) 2013-regulation Anna University

PE6003

PETROLEUM TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING

 LPTC

3003

OBJECTIVES:
To get familiar with modes of transportation for oil and gas. To understand various transportation techniques, problems and remedial measures.

UNIT I

MODES OF CRUDE OIL, PRODUCT AND GAS TRANSPORTATION AND PIPELINE TRANSPORTATION

9

Tank-Trucks and Rail Transportation, Oceanic Tanker Transportation, Inland Water, Coastal and Oceanic, Tanker Size, Power, Cargo Space, Marine Storage Terminals, Shore Installation. Line Specifications, Plastic Pipes.

UNIT II

LIQUID TRANSPORT & GAS TRANSPORTATION

9

Crude Oil and Product Flow Characteristics, Transportation of Cryogenic Liquids, Heat Flux Estimation, Temp Gradient in Flowing fluid in Exposed and Buried Pipeline, Insulation Types and thickness, Rheology and Non-Newtonian Behaviour, Stress and Pressure Drop Calculations. Flow Equation, Pressure Drop Calculations. Wey Mouth and Panhandle Equation, Design Factors. Pressure Drop in Non-Horizontal Pipeline. Stress Conditions in Pipeline and Analysis.


UNIT III

BRANCHING AND LOOPING IN PIPELINES AND MULTIPHASE FLOW

9

Equivalent Diameter and Length Combined Capacity. Steady State Flow in Pipes, Flow Networks. Flow pattern in Gas- Liquid Flow, Pressure Drop Estimation, Design Consideration. Pipe Sizing, Storage Capacity, Station Spacing. Transportation Problems and Remedial Measures, Pressure Surges, Scaling, Wax deposition, Gas Hydrate Formation.

UNIT IV

PIPELINE PRACTICE AND EQUIPMENT AND SURFACE PROTECTION

9

Route Survey, Transportation, Trenching, Stringing, Bending, Cleaning and Coating, Lowering and Back Filling, Inspection, Testing, Internal Cleaning, Road, Bridge and River Crossing. Welding: Techniques and Equipment Internal and External Corrosion & Protection, Cathode Protection System.

UNIT V

AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT/ FACILITIES AND PUMPS & COMPRESSOR STATION

9

Valves, Regulators, Types and Operating Features. Metering & Storage: Flow Meter Types, Calibration, Proving, Heating Value. Storage of Crude, Product, Natural Gas and LNG. Layout, Equipment, Instrumentation, Prime Movers: Two stroke vs Four Stroke. Naturally Design Aspirated vs Super Charged Engines, Gas Turbines, Single vs Multi Shaft Turbines, Emission Control.

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
Students will have understanding on transportation techniques and the auxiliary equipments involved in the transportation process.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. The Petroleum Shipping Industry: Operations and Practices, Penwell Books, 1996.
2. Introduction to the Oil Pipeline Industry (Oil Pipeline Transportation Practices), he University of Texas at Austin - Petroleum Extension Service; 3rd edition 1984.

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