An Update on Heat Transfer in a Porous Insulation Medium in a Subsea Bundled Pipeline

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Gary Zheng

Texaco Inc., Bellaire, TX 77401e-mail: zhengg@texaco.com

Allen Verret, Dennis Cai

Texaco Inc., Bellaire, TX 77401

Nancy Burke

Chevron, Houston, TX 77056

Neal Prescott, Ravi Perera

R. J. Brown Deepwater, Houston, TX 77005

J. Energy Resour. Technol 123(4), 285-290 (Jun 15, 2001) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1413772 History: Received December 13, 1999; Revised June 15, 2001
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Pipe-in-pipe bundle in a subsea environment
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Coordinate system used in analysis
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Effective conductivity ratio versus Darcy-Rayleigh number
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Effective conductivity ratios versus Darcy-Rayleigh number for new data set



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