Description:

PotentialEnergyPressureDropLiquid - PotentialEnergyPressureDropLiquid - Potential energy pressure drop; Single-phase flow of an incompressible, Newtonian fluid, [psi]

Excel Function Syntax:

PotentialEnergyPressureDropLiquid(Rho_l, pipeLength, pipeAngle)

Online Calculator:

Parameter Value Description
Rho_l Liquid density, [lb/ft3]
pipeLength Pipe length, [ft]
pipeAngle Pipe angle from horizontal, [degrees] Horizontal flow: angle = 0; Vertical well producer: angle = 90; Vertical well injector: angle = -90;
Result

All functions from PipeFlow category

# Function Description
1 PressureGradientBeggsBrill Pressure gradient for multiphase pipe flow by Beggs and Brill correlation, [psi/ft] It can be applied for any wellbore inclination and flow direction.
2 InletPressureBeggsBrill Inlet pipe pressure for multiphase pipe flow by Beggs and Brill correlation, [psia]. It can be applied for any wellbore inclination and flow direction.
3 OutletPressureBeggsBrill Outlet pipe pressure for multiphase pipe flow by Beggs and Brill correlation, [psia]. It can be applied for any wellbore inclination and flow direction.
4 PressureGradientGray PressureGradientGray - Pressure gradient for multiphase pipe flow by Gray correlation, [psi/ft] It is commonly used for gas wells that are also producing liquid.
5 InletPressureGray Inlet pressure for multiphase pipe flow by Gray correlation, [psia] It is commonly used for gas wells that are also producing liquid.
6 OutletPressureGray OutletPressureGray - Outlet pressure for multiphase pipe flow by Gray correlation, [psia] It is commonly used for gas wells that are also producing liquid.
7 PressureGradientHarBrown PressureGradientHarBrown - Pressure gradient for multiphase pipe flow by Hagedorn and Brown correlation with Griffith modification , [psi/ft]. It was developed for vertical, upward flow and is recommended only for near-vertical wellbores.
8 InletPressureHarBrown Inlet pressure for multiphase pipe flow by Hagedorn and Brown correlation, [psia]. It was developed for vertical, upward flow and is recommended only for near-vertical wellbores.
9 OutletPressureHarBrown OutletPressureHarBrown - Outlet pressure for multiphase pipe flow by Hagedorn and Brown correlation, [psia]. It was developed for vertical, upward flow and is recommended only for near-vertical wellbores.
10 ReynoldsNumberGas ReynoldsNumberGas - Reynolds number for single phase pipe flow of gas (compressible fluid), [dimensionless]
11 InletPipePressureGas Inlet pipe pressure for single phase pipe flow of gas (compressible fluid), [psia]
12 OutletPipePressureGas Outlet pipe pressure for single phase pipe flow of gas (compressible fluid), [psia]
13 ReynoldsNumberLiquid ReynoldsNumberLiquid - Reynolds number for single phase pipe flow of incompressible, Newtonian fluid, [dimensionless]
14 FrictionPressureDropLiquid FrictionPressureDropLiquid - FrictionPressureDropLiquid - Frictional pressure drop from Fanning equation; Single-phase flow of an incompressible, Newtonian fluid, [psi]
15 PotentialEnergyPressureDropLiquid PotentialEnergyPressureDropLiquid - PotentialEnergyPressureDropLiquid - Potential energy pressure drop; Single-phase flow of an incompressible, Newtonian fluid, [psi]
16 InletPipePressureLiquid Inlet pipe pressure for single phase pipe flow of incompressible, Newtonian fluid, [psia]
17 OutletPipePressureLiquid OutletPipePressureLiquid - Outlet pipe pressure for single phase pipe flow of incompressible, Newtonian fluid, [psia]