Processing & Handling :: Liquid, Gas and Air Handling :: Tanks & vessels
December 15, 2007
Engineering Practice: Accurate Wetted Areas For Partially Filled Vessels
Accurately determine wetted surface areas needed for fire relief applications
Richard C. Doane S&B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd.
This article introduces a simple yet accurate way to calculate the wetted surface area of a partially filled horizontal vessel with semi-elliptical heads. This information is often needed for the sizing of relief devices. API Recommended Practice 521...
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