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A simple analytical formula is derived for the choke pressure in a pipeline restriction discharging gas. This differs from the standard formula based on ideal nozzle flow in that lower choke pressures are predicted. The formula may be applied directly to safety valves.

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Authors: MORRIS S D, JRC Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Journal of Hazardous Materials (1995)
Record Number: 199511504 / Last updated on: 1995-11-03
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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