Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Free
Faster access than browser!
 

Relief valve

Index Relief valve

A relief valve or pressure relief valve (PRV) is a type of safety valve used to control or limit the pressure in a system; pressure might otherwise build up and create a process upset, instrument or equipment failure, or fire. [1]

31 relations: American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Petroleum Institute, American Water Works Association, ASME, Blowoff valve, Chemical plant, Combustion, Compressor, Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures, Eurocodes, Fire engine, Fire hose, Fundamentals of Stack Gas Dispersion, Gas flare, Implosion (mechanical process), Inert gas, International Organization for Standardization, Natural-gas processing, Oil refinery, Path of least resistance, Petrochemical, Pilot-operated relief valve, Piping, Power station, Pressure, Pressure vessel, Pump, Rupture disc, Safety valve, Storage tank, Vacuum.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) is a professional organization for chemical engineers.

New!!: Relief valve and American Institute of Chemical Engineers · See more »

American Petroleum Institute

The American Petroleum Institute (API) is the largest U.S. trade association for the oil and natural gas industry.

New!!: Relief valve and American Petroleum Institute · See more »

American Water Works Association

American Water Works Association (AWWA) is an international non-profit, scientific and educational association founded to improve water quality and supply.

New!!: Relief valve and American Water Works Association · See more »

ASME

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is a professional association that, in its own words, "promotes the art, science, and practice of multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe" via "continuing education, training and professional development, codes and standards, research, conferences and publications, government relations, and other forms of outreach." ASME is thus an engineering society, a standards organization, a research and development organization, a lobbying organization, a provider of training and education, and a nonprofit organization.

New!!: Relief valve and ASME · See more »

Blowoff valve

A blowoff valve (BOV), dump valve or compressor bypass valve (CBV) is a pressure release system present in most turbocharged engines.

New!!: Relief valve and Blowoff valve · See more »

Chemical plant

A chemical plant is an industrial process plant that manufactures (or otherwise processes) chemicals, usually on a large scale.

New!!: Relief valve and Chemical plant · See more »

Combustion

Combustion, or burning, is a high-temperature exothermic redox chemical reaction between a fuel (the reductant) and an oxidant, usually atmospheric oxygen, that produces oxidized, often gaseous products, in a mixture termed as smoke.

New!!: Relief valve and Combustion · See more »

Compressor

A compressor is a mechanical device that increases the pressure of a gas by reducing its volume.

New!!: Relief valve and Compressor · See more »

Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures

In the eurocode series of European standards (EN) related to construction, Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures (abbreviated EN 1993 or, informally, EC 3) describes how to design of steel structures, using the limit state design philosophy.

New!!: Relief valve and Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures · See more »

Eurocodes

The eurocodes are the ten European standards (EN; harmonised technical rules) specifying how structural design should be conducted within the European Union (EU).

New!!: Relief valve and Eurocodes · See more »

Fire engine

A fire engine (also known in some territories as a fire truck or fire appliance) is a vehicle designed primarily for firefighting operations.

New!!: Relief valve and Fire engine · See more »

Fire hose

A fire hose (or firehose) is a high-pressure hose that carries water or other fire retardant (such as foam) to a fire to extinguish it.

New!!: Relief valve and Fire hose · See more »

Fundamentals of Stack Gas Dispersion

Fundamentals of Stack Gas Dispersion is a book devoted to the fundamentals of air pollution dispersion modeling of continuous, buoyant pollution plumes from stationary point sources.

New!!: Relief valve and Fundamentals of Stack Gas Dispersion · See more »

Gas flare

A gas flare, alternatively known as a flare stack, is a gas combustion device used in industrial plants such as petroleum refineries, chemical plants, natural gas processing plants as well as at oil or gas production sites having oil wells, gas wells, offshore oil and gas rigs and landfills.

New!!: Relief valve and Gas flare · See more »

Implosion (mechanical process)

Implosion is a process in which objects are destroyed by collapsing (or being squeezed in) on themselves.

New!!: Relief valve and Implosion (mechanical process) · See more »

Inert gas

An inert gas/noble gas is a gas which does not undergo chemical reactions under a set of given conditions.

New!!: Relief valve and Inert gas · See more »

International Organization for Standardization

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations.

New!!: Relief valve and International Organization for Standardization · See more »

Natural-gas processing

Natural-gas processing is a complex industrial process designed to clean raw natural gas by separating impurities and various non-methane hydrocarbons and fluids to produce what is known as pipeline quality dry natural gas.

New!!: Relief valve and Natural-gas processing · See more »

Oil refinery

Oil refinery or petroleum refinery is an industrial process plant where crude oil is transformed and refined into more useful products such as petroleum naphtha, gasoline, diesel fuel, asphalt base, heating oil, kerosene, liquefied petroleum gas, jet fuel and fuel oils.

New!!: Relief valve and Oil refinery · See more »

Path of least resistance

The path of least resistance is the physical or metaphorical pathway that provides the least resistance to forward motion by a given object or entity, among a set of alternative paths.

New!!: Relief valve and Path of least resistance · See more »

Petrochemical

Petrochemicals (also known as petroleum distillates) are chemical products derived from petroleum.

New!!: Relief valve and Petrochemical · See more »

Pilot-operated relief valve

070111 hydraulicspneumatics.com no opening until 90% of full pressure --> Like other pressure relief valves (PRV), pilot operated relief valves (PORV) are used for emergency relief during overpressure events (e.g., a tank gets too hot and the expanding fluid increases the pressure to dangerous levels).

New!!: Relief valve and Pilot-operated relief valve · See more »

Piping

Within industry, piping is a system of pipes used to convey fluids (liquids and gases) from one location to another.

New!!: Relief valve and Piping · See more »

Power station

A power station, also referred to as a power plant or powerhouse and sometimes generating station or generating plant, is an industrial facility for the generation of electric power.

New!!: Relief valve and Power station · See more »

Pressure

Pressure (symbol: p or P) is the force applied perpendicular to the surface of an object per unit area over which that force is distributed.

New!!: Relief valve and Pressure · See more »

Pressure vessel

A pressure vessel is a container designed to hold gases or liquids at a pressure substantially different from the ambient pressure.

New!!: Relief valve and Pressure vessel · See more »

Pump

A pump is a device that moves fluids (liquids or gases), or sometimes slurries, by mechanical action.

New!!: Relief valve and Pump · See more »

Rupture disc

A rupture disc, also known as a pressure safety disc, burst disc, bursting disc, or burst diaphragm, is a non-reclosing pressure relief device that, in most uses, protects a pressure vessel, equipment or system from overpressurization or potentially damaging vacuum conditions.

New!!: Relief valve and Rupture disc · See more »

Safety valve

A safety valve is a valve that acts as a fail-safe.

New!!: Relief valve and Safety valve · See more »

Storage tank

Storage tanks are containers that hold liquids, compressed gases (gas tank; or in U.S.A "pressure vessel", which is not typically labeled or regulated as a storage tank) or mediums used for the short- or long-term storage of heat or cold.

New!!: Relief valve and Storage tank · See more »

Vacuum

Vacuum is space devoid of matter.

New!!: Relief valve and Vacuum · See more »

Redirects here:

Pressure Operated Relief Valve, Pressure Relief Valve, Pressure release valve, Pressure relief valve, Pressure-relief device, Pressure-relief valve, Relief valves, Vacuum relief valve.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Relief_valve

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »