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Design of a novel clamp for on-line fluid leaks in petrochemical industry, oil refineries and power plants

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Design of a novel clamp for on-line fluid leaks in petrochemical industry, oil refineries and power plants

Aloraier, Abdulkareem S. and Aloraier, Abdulaziz and Joshi, Suraj (2010) Design of a novel clamp for on-line fluid leaks in petrochemical industry, oil refineries and power plants. International Journal of Energy & Technology, 2 (5). pp. 1-8. ISSN 2035-911X

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Abstract

Most pipelines in petrochemical industries, oil refineries and power plants operate at high temperatures and pressures. Leaks can develop in such pipes when a pressurized fluid is confined at high temperatures. A simple and practical method is desirable to handle these types of fluid leaks. Most methods of repairing pipe leakage involve cutting and welding, which is
not recommended when dealing with flammable fluids. This paper presents the design of an innovative clamp for handling such on-line fluid leaks and discusses its advantages over conventional clamps currently used in the industry.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science > Electrical and Computer Engineering
Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Authors:Aloraier, Abdulkareem S. and Aloraier, Abdulaziz and Joshi, Suraj
Journal or Publication:International Journal of Energy & Technology
Date:2010
Keywords:Clamp, Pipeline, Leakage, Fluid, Repair
ID Code:35998
Deposited By:SURAJ JOSHI
Deposited On:18 Nov 2011 15:42
Last Modified:18 Nov 2011 15:42
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