## Description

**Learning Objectives**

At the conclusion of this course, the student will

- Be familiar with the natural gas properties, density, specific gravity, molecular weight, compressibility factor, and viscosity, and their use in pipeline flow calculations.

- Be able to calculate the compressibility factor for natural gas with specified average gas pressure and temperature and known specific gravity.

- Be able to calculate the viscosity of natural gas with specified average gas pressure and temperature and known specific gravity.

- Be able to obtain a value for the friction factor using the Moody diagram for given Re and e/D.

- Be able to calculate a value for the friction factor for specified Re and e/D, using the appropriate equation for f.

- Be able to use the Panhandle A equation to calculate gas flow rate through a pipe with known diameter and length, elevation difference between pipeline inlet and outlet, specified inlet and outlet pressure and enough information to calculate gas properties.

- Be familiar with the guidelines for when it is appropriate to use the Darcy Weisbach equation for natural gas pipeline flow calculations.

- Be able to use the Darcy Weisbach equation and the Moody friction factor equations to calculate the frictional pressure drop for a given flow rate of a specified fluid through a pipe with known diameter, length and roughness.

- Be able to use the Weymouth equation to calculate gas flow rate through a pipe with known diameter and length, elevation difference between pipeline inlet and outlet, specified inlet and outlet pressure and enough information to calculate gas properties.

- Be able to use the Panhandle B equation to calculate gas flow rate through a pipe with known diameter and length, elevation difference between pipeline inlet and outlet, specified inlet and outlet pressure and enough information to calculate gas properties.

**Course Length:**

1:50 hrs video lectures

10 mins quiz

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