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What Is a Reverse Return System?
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How do you get equal flow to components in your piping system with minimal interruption and fine tuning of control valves? In systems with multiple branches and loops, the flow will take the path of least resistance. In an uncontrolled system, there will be an inherent difference in flows...

Slurry Corrections for Centrifugal Pump Performance
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By Aasya Abdennour | Engineered Software, Inc. Correctly sizing and selecting a pump is crucial in any situation, especially when efficiency and cost considerations are in play. Improperly sized pumps can lead to additional wear and tear, performance and cavitation issues, and an overall decrease in the life expectancy...

Empowering Women In Industry – Christy Bermensolo
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By: Empowering Women in Industry  Meet Steering Committee Member, Christy Bermensolo, CEO of Engineered Software, Inc. Joining ESI in 2006 from Intel Corporation, where she advanced from a chassis and component design engineer to a senior engineer on Thermal and Mechanical System Integration. As the Vice President of Engineering...

11 Steps to Create a Virtual System Model
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By Dominik Fry, P.E.  | Engineered Software, Inc. In recent years, plant processes have become more intricate with a host of supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) solutions to achieve the precision control necessary to deliver a finished product. Control rooms have upgraded from analog to digital, with...

Sizing Pumps with Monte Carlo Methodology
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By Joseph Benefield  | Engineered Software, Inc.When it comes to pumping systems that have varying demands, many engineers are hesitant to size the pump to less than the highest possible load. While this is certainly conservative from a flow standpoint,...

How a Piping System Model Can Be Used in a PSM Plan
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By: Ray Hardee, P.E. | Engineering Software, Inc. There are 13 areas included in a process safety management (PSM) plan. The piping system model can be of value in all aspects of the PSM, but the areas of greatest impact are in: process safety information process hazard analysis operating procedures and practices employee training pre-startup safety managing...

Developing a Model for Process Safety Management
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By: Ray Hardee, P.E. | Engineering Software, Inc. Working with chemicals can pose a host of dangers. Those in the process industries must take every step possible to protect employees and others from hazardous conditions. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issues and enforces standards designed to increase worker safety,...

What Drives a Fluid Handling System?
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Changing motor performance can impact interconnecting equipment. By Jeff Sines | Engineered Software, Inc. A fluid handling system involves various interconnected equipment designed to use the mass and energy of a flowing fluid to perform work, transfer heat...

Types of Flow Meters
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By: Ray Hardee, P.E. | Engineering Software, Inc. The importance of knowing your flow rate Knowing the flow rate within a fluid piping system is one of the most useful measurements in understanding system operations. The equipment used to measure flow rates is typically maintained and calibrated by the plant...

Pipe-Flo Professional v16.1 Incorporates Troubleshooting Improvements
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Article in ChemicalProcessing.com Engineered Software, Inc. (ESI), developer of piping system modeling software, releases Pipe-Flo Professional v16.1.Pipe-Flo v16.1 allows users to recognize and troubleshoot system inefficiencies by incorporating several improvements to existing features. The latest release now incorporates the Overtime module. Users will experience a modern platform, define...

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