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Back Pressure of Rupture Disk

Back Pressure of Rupture Disk

Back Pressure of Rupture Disk


I getting confused about the variable "back pressure" for Rupture Disk. And how to calculate it?

I also need to know how to calculate the "required relieving rate" for rupture disk.

I would be very gratefull for getting help!

Many Thanks.

RE: Back Pressure of Rupture Disk

Hi shiplu48

For required relieving rate aclculation see chapter 4 in API 521 6th ed. More useful information you can find here.
For back pressure calculation see chapter 5 in API 521 and API 520 Part II.

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