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Fundamentals and Application of Drag Reducing Agents – Does DRA work by sticking on pipe walls?
May 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
DRA stands for drag reducing agent, which are additives in pipelines that reduce turbulence in the pipe. They are chemicals injected into liquid pipelines to enhance the flowing capacity. A common misconception about DRA is that it works by adhering to the walls of the pipeline. In this webinar, the following will be examined related to DRA:
How it works
How it is used
Factors affecting performance
Use in Design
Some Typical Vendors
Hamid Bidmus is the Head of the Hydraulics and Flow Assurance Management group at DNV GL USA, where he leads a team of subject matter experts in pipeline hydraulics and surge analysis. Prior to his current position, he worked as a Flow Assurance Lead at various pipeline operations and engineering firms. He has 20 years of experience in flow assurance related work. He earned a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Calgary.