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An Alternative to API 14E Erosional Velocity Limits for Sand-Laden Fluids

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Mamdouh M. Salama

Conoco Inc., 1000 South Pine Street, P.O. Box 1267, Ponca City, OK 74602-1267

J. Energy Resour. Technol 122(2), 71-77 (Mar 03, 2000) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.483167 History: Received March 23, 1999; Revised March 03, 2000
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
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Correlation between empirical model predictions and measured sand erosion rate in bends

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