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RE: COKER HEATER TEMP. LIMIT

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Alfredo Velasco
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I would recommend you to follow the rules of API 530 and verify the elastic and rupture stresses along the radiant coil. Of course, you are making an important assumption about the fluid pressure on 7th tube.

The best way to check the performance and limits is making a thermomechanical simulation of the entire heater. This way will let you to avoid other kind of problems, not only the high tube skin temperature.

You can access our e-mail for more details in a.velasco@combustia.com

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