Category: Transient Plane Source
Keywords: density, Heat Capacity, Oil Flow, Sub-Sea Pipelines, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal Diffusivity, TPS Technique, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) method, viscosity, Water Flow
Abstract: The authors have performed a study to determine if heat pulse wax monitoring is capable of measuring the wax thickness build-up in an oil pipeline. A numerical model was developed to simulate the heat pulse equipment and to predict the wax thickness based on the experimental results.
Reference: Measurement Science and Technology, 22, 7 (2011) 075701