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Vaccum breakers design

Vaccum breakers design

Vaccum breakers design

Hi All,
I am doing the dynamic simulations for the fire water system of the very big offshore plotform. I have evalauted that there is chance of high pressure surges due to column separation at sevaral high points. My question is, how can I evaluate the number vacuum breakers required and identification of their location.
I would like to know is their any guide lines available for designing of the vaccum breakers.
I really appreciate your reply.

Thank you.


RE: Vaccum breakers design

Valid as the concern may be with pressure surges in this firewater network, it is most likely not a good idea to introduce air into this system - there must be some other solution.

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