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Systems Analyses and Solutions (SAS) provides value-added solutions to its clients that meet the challenges of increasing energy costs and tighter environmental restrictions using Computational Tools and practical engineering expertise. Using over 50 years of experience, SAS develops, supports, and … Continue reading

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Ignition Process for an Elevated Multipoint Flare burning Natural Gas at a rate of 300 Tones per Hours. SAS was hired to investigate...
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A "slug catcher" in a gas pipeline is a section of pipe that has been purposely "oversized" to slow down the gas velocity and allow liquid water to drop out of the gas flow. SAS was hired to...
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Case Studies

Slug Catcher Case Study

March 5, 2011 | 1:49 am

A “slug catcher” in a gas pipeline is a section of pipe that has been purposely “oversized” to slow down the gas velocity and allow liquid water to drop out of the gas flow. This arrangement is usually placed after … Continue reading

Prediction and Measurement of Multi-Tip Flare Ignition

March 5, 2011 | 1:12 am

A detailed LES based CFD analysis of an elevated flare operated by Statoil helped assess the potential safety impact caused by ignition delay. (download two videos and a PDF describing this work)! Continue reading

Development of Kinetic Based Model

January 6, 2011 | 11:10 am

Our client is fabricating and designing state-of-the-art fuel cells for industrial applications. Their technology used a catalyst to strip off hydrogen atoms from natural gas for use in the fuel cell. In order to control the process, knowledge of light-off position was critical. Continue reading

News

SAS Participates in CoalGen Panel on Cheap Gas Impact on Coal

October 8, 2014 | 5:32 pm

Joseph Smith (president, Systems Analyses and Solutions) attended the recent CoalGen conference held in Louisville, KY where he joined Grant Grothen (principal, Burns & McDonnell) and Dave Hughes (president, Global Sustainability Research) in the plenary session titled “Natural Gas: Is … Continue reading

SAS President speaks at AEP BRO Conference

October 8, 2014 | 5:32 pm

Recently, Dr. J.D. Smith attended AEP’s BRO conference in Columbus, OH where he described a recent site survey completed by SAS for AEP’s Tulsa Power Station.  Part of SAS’ recommendation to AEP was to replace existing gas burners at TPS … Continue reading

Robert Jackson joins SAS

October 8, 2014 | 5:31 pm

Robert Jackson has joined SAS as a senior project engineer.  Robert brings over 20 years experience in combustion related technology including coal combustion and gasification, Low NOx gas combustion and detailed chemical kinetics.  Robert also has excellent process modeling skills … Continue reading