Mathematical simulation of low-temperature gas separation

A. Bunaev, I. M. Dolganov, I. O. Dolganova, A. Vladescu

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The relevance of this work is due to the need to increase the quality of the natural gas treatment. The aim of the work was to study separation process with a software package that simulates changes in the technological performance of the low-temperature separation installation in real time for the study of the effect of operating conditions changes on separate devices and technological system as a whole. As a method of research, a method of mathematical modeling of chemical processes has been selected. As an example, we developed the three-stage separator computer model. Thus, the study used a program module for calculating on a three-stage separator - one of the most important elements of low-temperature separation installation - considering the effect of control system para-meters (control valves for gas and liquids) and the generally accepted principles of separation of three-phase mixture (Stokes' law, the laws of phase equilibrium, etc.).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)210-219
Number of pages10
JournalPetroleum and Coal
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2017


  • Dynamic behavior
  • Low-temperature separation
  • Mathematical simulation
  • Natural gas

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Energy(all)

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