Film Thickness Estimation for the Oil Applied to the Inner Surface of Slim Tubes
AbstractThe article deals with the approximation of the results of experimental measurement of coating of the inner surface of slim pipes with special oil, using a dispersion oil fraction. The reason for such treatment of the inner surface of the tubes is the anti-corrosion protection or various other requirements. The oil manufacturer prescribes the minimum required layer to guarantee the anti-corrosion protection parameters. Therefore, it is advisable to know the most exact coating parameters for different pipe diameters. The measured results give us an assumption of how much oil is sufficient to coat the inside of a pipe. The main idea lies in the correct estimation of coefficients in the three-parameter exponential dependence. For the initial estimates, Nelder–Mead’s minimization method was used. The condition for meeting the lower estimate of the minimum thickness of the oil layer was determined. Following graphic processing of minimization of individual pipe diameters, in some cases, the coefficients were adjusted manually. The result is that the oil thickness depends on the distance of the investigated point from the beginning of the tube, or on the point of entry of the dispersion oil fraction. View Full-Text
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Svetlík, J.; Buša, J.; Brestovič, T.; Dobránsky, J.; Kráľ, J. Film Thickness Estimation for the Oil Applied to the Inner Surface of Slim Tubes. Appl. Sci. 2017, 7, 977.
Svetlík J, Buša J, Brestovič T, Dobránsky J, Kráľ J. Film Thickness Estimation for the Oil Applied to the Inner Surface of Slim Tubes. Applied Sciences. 2017; 7(10):977.Chicago/Turabian Style
Svetlík, Jozef; Buša, Ján; Brestovič, Tomáš; Dobránsky, Jozef; Kráľ, Ján. 2017. "Film Thickness Estimation for the Oil Applied to the Inner Surface of Slim Tubes." Appl. Sci. 7, no. 10: 977.