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Formula for the Liquid Weight in API 650

08/12/2012 3:06 AM

Hi folks,

Can anybody tell me by how liquid weight formula have been derived by API 650.

WL = 59tb(sqrt(Fby.H) (N/m)

Basically i want to know the term "59".

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Formula for the liquid weight in API 650

08/12/2012 10:22 AM

Typical density of oil in lb/ft3.

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Re: Formula for the liquid weight in API 650

08/15/2012 3:39 AM

Thanks for your reply...

But my friend the term "59" is in a SI unit?

For customery unit this term is "2.6".

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Re: Formula for the liquid weight in API 650

08/15/2012 9:49 AM

No, lb/ft3 are not SI units; they are Imperial.

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Re: Formula for the liquid weight in API 650

08/16/2012 8:46 AM

thanks...

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