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IJE TRANSACTIONS B: Applications Vol. 27, No. 8 (August 2014) 1269-1276   

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  STEADY FLOW ANALYSIS AND MODELING OF THE GAS DISTRIBUTION NETWORK USING THE ELECTRICAL ANALOGY (RESEARCH NOTE)
 
M. Taherinejad, S. M. Hosseinalipoor and R. Madoliat
 
( Received: October 19, 2013 – Accepted: April 17, 2014 )
 
 

Abstract    The mathematical modeling of a gas network is a powerful tool in order to identify the behavior of system under the different conditions. The modeling can be performed both for the steady state and unsteady state conditions. It is possible to use the fluid flow basic governing equations or the electrical analogy concept for developing the model. The second approach provides a simpler and more robust model, especially in large networks with different and numerous components. In this study this approach has been used for studying the steady state behavior of a sample gas distribution network. The model is verified by comparing its results with some existing experimental and numerical data. The comparison shows a very good agreement between the two results.

 

Keywords    Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution Network Modeling, Steady State Analysis, Electrical Analogy, electrical element, Pipeline Resistance Model

 

چکیده    مدلسازي رياضي شبکه گاز، ابزاري قدرتمند به منظور شناخت رفتار سيستم در شرايط مختلف مي باشد. اين مدلسازي مي تواند در دو حالت پايا و ناپايا انجام پذيرد. به منظور توسعه مدل مناسب، مي توان از معادلات پايه حاکم بر جريان سيال و يا از مفهوم تشابه الکتريکي استفاده نمود. ديدگاه دوم در مدلسازي، شرايط به مراتب ساده تري را به مخصوص در مواجهه با شبکه هاي بزرگ با اجزاء فراوان فراهم مي کند. در اين مقاله، مدلسازي رفتار پاياي شبکه توزيع گاز با استفاده از نگرش تشابه الکتريکي صورت گرفته است. همچنين نتايج اين مدلسازي با نتايج برخي کارهاي موجود تجربي و عددي مقايسه شده است. مقايسه صورت گرفته توافق خوبي را بين نتايج نشان مي دهد.

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