By Carl R. Branan
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30 P o c k e t G u i d e to C h e m i c a l E n g i n e e r i n g The first three causes of overpressure on the list are more amenable to generalization than the others and will be discussed. Fire The heat input from fire is discussed in API RP 520. 3/insulation thickness, in. 03 The height above grade for calculating wetted surface should be 1. For vertical v e s s e l s m a t least 25 ft above grade or other level at which a fire could be sustained. 2. For horizontal vesselsmat least equal to the maximum diameter.
For heat input from fire to liquid-containing vessels, see "Determination of Rates of Discharge" in this chapter. The set pressure of a conventional valve is affected by back pressure. The spring setting can be adjusted to com- 28 P o c k e t G u i d e to C h e m i c a l E n g i n e e r i n g pensate for c o n s t a n t back pressure. For a variable back pressure of greater than 10% of the set pressure, it is customary to go to the balanced bellows type, which can generally tolerate variable back pressure of up to 40% of set pressure.
This is adequate for ballpark estimates at these low flows. The horsepower at the 25-30 gpm level is generally below 10. MOTOR EFFICIENCY Table 2-1 yields ballpark motor efficiencies. The table applies to three-phase induction motors only. 8. Single-phase motors are not generally recommended above 10 HP. Table 2-2 contains handy data for determining starter size. Table 2-1 Motor Efficiencies Standard Motor Horsepower Ratings Efficiency Standard Motor Horsepower Ratings Efficiency 250 500 600 700 800 900 1,000 1,250 1,500 1,750 2,000 2,250 2,500 3,000 3,500 4,000 4,500 5,000 90 93 93 93 94 94 94 94 94 94 94 94 95 95 95 95 95 95 80 82 84 85 85 85 86 87 88 89 89 89 90 90 90 90 90 1 2 3 5 7~h 10 15 20 25 30 40 50 75 100 125 150 200 Table 2-2 Starter Size Versus Horsepower Three - Phase SinglePhase Starter Size O0 0 1 2 3 4 5 208-220 volt 440-550 volt I~A 2 3 5 7 89 10 15 25 30 50 50 100 100 200 110 volt 220 volt ~ 1 1 2 2 3 3 5 .........
Pocket Guide to Chemical Engineering by Carl R. Branan