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Sizing Calculations for Pressure-Relief Valves

| By Jung Seob Kim,  SK E&C USA Inc.;   Heather Jean Dunsheath,  Bayer Technology Services;   Navneet Radheshyam Singh, Bayer CropS

Pressure-relief valves are widely and effectively used in situations where the pressure in a process vessel rises to above the vessel’s design-pressure rating. Proper relief-valve sizing is critical to plant and process safety to permit fluids sufficient…