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STD CALCULATION FOR PSV SIZING

PRESSURE SAFETY VALVE SIZING CALCULATIONS


VAPOUR OR GAS RELIEF
17-Oct-18

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PROCESS DATA
Vapour or Gas Relief
Fluid
Relieving Scenario NON-FIRE
Vessel Design Code ASME VIII Div.1
Mass Flow , W kg/h 5400 11905 lb/hr.
Gas Molecular Weight, M kg/kmol 28.00
Relief Temperature of Inlet Gas or Vapor, T °C 180.00 816 R
Compressibility, Z 1.00
Cp/Cv , k 1.40
RV Set pressure bar(g) 13.00
Back Pressure bar(g) 10.00 User Input for Kb (Optional).

Back Pressure Correction Factor Kb (Default value = 1) 1.00


Coefficient determined from an expression of the ratio of
356.06 .
the specific heats (k = CP/Cv) , C

Accumulation / Overpressure . % 10 Note, do not exceed defaults.

CALCULATIONS / RESULTS
Absolute Upstream Relieving Pressure. P1 psia 222.05
Critical backpressure , Pcr psia 117.30
Critical flow / Subcritical flow Subcritical Flow
Type of SV Balanced Bellow
Effective coefficient of Discharge, Kd 0.975 Default Value as per API-520.
Calculated Orifice Area, A inch2 0.834
Selected Orifice J Refer Table 1 of API Std. 526
Selected Orifice Area inch2 1.287
Relieving Capacity of Selected PSV kg/h 8336

Preliminary PSV Size (Inlet x Outlet) 2.5"X4"


Orifice Designation J

Self Chk:________ Chkd:________ Apprvd:________


Date:________ Date:_______ Date:_______
STD CALCULATION FOR PSV SIZING

PRESSURE SAFETY VALVE SIZING CALCULATIONS


VAPOUR OR GAS RELIEF
BASED ON VOLUMETRIC FLOW RATE (Nm3/min) 17-Oct-18

PROCESS DATA
Vapour or Gas Relief
Fluid
Relieving Scenario FIRE
Vessel Design Code ASME VIII Div.1
Required Flow through the device , V Nm3/min 1.9083333333 4.2071548332 lb/hr.
Gas Molecular Weight, M kg/kmol 29.00
Relief Temperature of Inlet Gas or Vapor, T °C 75.00 627 R
Compressibility, Z 1.00
Cp/Cv , k 1.400
RV Set pressure kPag 1100.00
Back Pressure, P2 kPag 0.00 User Input for Kb (Optional).

Back Pressure Correction Factor Kb (Default value = 1) 1.00


Coefficient determined from an expression of the ratio of
356.06 .
the specific heats (k = CP/Cv) , C

Accumulation / Overpressure . % 21 Note, do not exceed defaults.

CALCULATIONS / RESULTS
Absolute Upstream Relieving Pressure. P 1 kPaa 1432.33
Critical backpressure , Pcr kPaa 756.67
Critical flow / Subcritical flow Critical Flow
Type of SV Conventional
Effective coefficient of Discharge, Kd 0.975 Default Value as per API-520.
Calculated Orifice Area, A inch2 0.02538171064686 0.000039342 mm2
Selected Orifice D Refer Table 1 of API Std. 526
Selected Orifice Area inch2 0.110
Relieving Capacity of Selected PSV Nm3/min 8 Nm3/hr. 496.223

Preliminary PSV Size (Inlet x Outlet) 1"x 2"


Orifice Designation D

Self Chk:________ Chkd:________ Apprvd:________


Date:________ Date:_______ Date:_______