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Design of Module Cleaning System

Project: 8MW Solar Power Project, Thimmajipet, Prepared Review Approved Rev Date
Telangana SK VS GSW 0 31.05.2016

Prepared by:
Gensol Consultants Pvt Ltd,
108, Pinnacle Business Park,
Corporate Road, Prahladnagar,
Ahmedabad, Gujarat-380015
Design of Module Cleaning System pipeline & Pump Selection

Water requirement calculation (Tank- 3&4)


1 Total Modules Available at site 16040 No's
2 Appr. No of Modules to be cleaned per day 1100 No's
3 (Considering 15 days cycle i.e. 2 times per month)
4 Water required for cleaning one module 2.5 Ltrs
5 Cleaning duration per Day 4 Hours
6 Waterrequiredforcleaningmodulesperday 2750 Ltrs
8 Water Required for O & M Staff 750 Ltrs
9 Total Water Requirement 3500 Ltrs
10 Waterrequiredforcleaningmodulesperhour 875 Ltrs/hour
11 Considering30%asmargin 1137.5 Ltrs/hour
12 Maximum requirement of water/day 4550 Ltrs/day
13 Considering 1 day autonomy 4550 Ltrs/day
14 Total Water Requirement for water storage sump 9100 Ltrs/day
15 RequiredWaterStoragecapacity(Roundedoff) 10000 Ltrs
16 TotalNoofNozzleconsideredbeopenedatanygivenPoint 4 No's
Mainpipesizing
1 Pipelocation Main
2 ProbabledemandcorrespondingtoloadingunitsinTPH(Q) 1.1375 m3/hour Dia 32mm
3 Pipelengthinmtr 560 m
4 Pipe Outer Dia 33.4 mm (UPVC)
5 Assumedpipe innerdiainmm. 25 mm
6 Assumedequivalentlengthoffittingsas%ofcol3 25%
7 Equivalentlengthof fitting col3 x col. 5 140 m
8 Totallengthcol3+col6 700 m
9 Headlossinpipemperm 0.035 m
10 Additional Head Loss Due to Ground Level Difference 5.00
11 Headlossinpipeinmcol.8Xcol.7 29.27 m
12 VelocityinpieV=Q/A 0.64 m/s

Distributionpipesizing
1 Pipelocation Distribution
3
2 ProbabledemandcorrespondingtoloadingunitsinTPH(Q) 1.1375 m /hour
3 Pipelengthinmtr 1870 m
4 Pipe Outer Dia 26.67 mm
5 Assumedpipediainmm. 20 mm
6 Assumedequivalentlengthoffittingsas%ofcol3 25 %
7 Equivalentlengthoffittingscol3Xcol.5 467.50 m
8 Totallengthcol3+col6 2337.50 m
9 Headlossinpipemperm 0.0476 m
10 Headlossinpipeinmcol.8Xcol.7 111.27 m
11 VelocityinpieV=Q/A 1.01 m/s

PumpSelection/Sizing
1 Waterflow 1.1375 m3/hour
2 PipeOD AsperIS1239 33.4 mm
3 SelectedPipeThickness 4.55 mm
4 PipeID 25 mm
5 Specificvolumeat32Deg.C 0.001
6 Average Velocityinpipe 0.82 m/s
7 Viscosity(m)at32Deg.C 0.01 x 10-4
8 Reynoldsnumber(Re)(rvd/m) 20618.30
9 RoughnessCoefficient(K) (for CPVC pipe) 0.0015
10 PipeID/Roughness(ID/K) 16666.667
11 Frictionfactor(f)(FromMoody'schart) 0.02
12 Straightpipelength(l) 560 m
13 Pressuredropinstraightpipelength(flv2/2gd) 62.125
Design of Module Cleaning System pipeline & Pump Selection

Detailsoffitting
a NonReturnValve 2 Nos
b GateValve 2 Nos
c Elbow 19 Nos
d Concentricreducer 0 Nos
e Exitloss 0 Nos
f Teeworking 12 Nos
g Pressuretappings 0 Nos
h Teenotworking 0 Nos
i Ball Valve 48 Nos
j Y bend 2 Nos
Resistancecoefficient(KValue)forfittings
a ForNonReturnValve 3.4
b ForBallValve 0.5
c 90Deg.Elbow 1.6
d Forconcentricreducer 0.7
e Forexitloss 0.78
f ForTeeworking 2
g Forpressuretappings 0.1
h ForTeenotworking 0.4
i GateValve 0.3
TotalK"valueforfittings"
a ForNonreturn valve 6.8
b ForBallValve 24
c 90Deg.Elbow 30.4
d Forconcentricreducer 0
e Forexitloss 0
f ForTeeworking 24
g Forpressuretappings 0
h ForTeenotworking 0
I Gate Valve 0.6
TOTALk"VALUE" 85.8

Pressuredropinfitting(KV2/2g) 2.97
Totalpressuredropinpiping&fiting 65.10
Max.StaticHeight (Assumed) 10.00
Pressurerequiredatterminalpoint(Considering150kN/M2) 15.0
Totalpumpdischargehead 93.07
Considering10%marginontotalhead 102.38
Pump Capacity (P=WQH) 677.94 w
Assuming the Efficiency of pump is 50% 50%
Total Pump Capacity Required 1355.8847 w 1.82 hp

Provide 2 hp Horizontal Pump


Design of Module Cleaning System pipeline & Pump Selection

Water requirement calculation (Tank- 1&2)


1 Total Modules Available at site 13200 No's
2 Appr. No of Modules to be cleaned per day 1000 No's
3 (Considering 15 days cycle i.e. 2 times per month)
4 Water required for cleaning one module 2.5 Ltrs
5 Cleaning duration per Day 4 Hours
6 Waterrequiredforcleaningmodulesperday 2500 Ltrs
8 Water Required for O & M Staff 750 Ltrs
9 Total Water Requirement 3250 Ltrs
10 Waterrequiredforcleaningmodulesperhour 812.5 Ltrs/hour
11 Considering30%asmargin 1056.25 Ltrs/hour
12 Maximum requirement of water/day 4225 Ltrs/day
13 Considering 1 day autonomy 4225 Ltrs/day
14 Total Water Requirement for water storage sump 8450 Ltrs/day
15 RequiredWaterStoragecapacity(Roundedoff) 10000 Ltrs
16 TotalNoofNozzleconsideredbeopenedatanygivenPoint 4 No's
Mainpipesizing
1 Pipelocation Main
2 ProbabledemandcorrespondingtoloadingunitsinTPH(Q) 1.05625 m3/hour Dia 32mm
3 Pipelengthinmtr 446 m
4 Pipe Outer Dia 33.4 mm (UPVC)
5 Assumedpipe innerdiainmm. 25 mm
6 Assumedequivalentlengthoffittingsas%ofcol3 25%
7 Equivalentlengthof fitting col3 x col. 5 111.5 m
8 Totallengthcol3+col6 557.5 m
9 Headlossinpipemperm 0.035 m
10 Additional Head Loss Due to Ground Level Difference 5.00
11 Headlossinpipeinmcol.8Xcol.7 24.33 m
12 VelocityinpieV=Q/A 0.60 m/s

Distributionpipesizing
1 Pipelocation Distribution
3
2 ProbabledemandcorrespondingtoloadingunitsinTPH(Q) 1.05625 m /hour
3 Pipelengthinmtr 1595 m
4 Pipe Outer Dia 26.67 mm
5 Assumedpipediainmm. 20 mm
6 Assumedequivalentlengthoffittingsas%ofcol3 25 %
7 Equivalentlengthoffittingscol3Xcol.5 398.75 m
8 Totallengthcol3+col6 1993.75 m
9 Headlossinpipemperm 0.0476 m
10 Headlossinpipeinmcol.8Xcol.7 94.91 m
11 VelocityinpieV=Q/A 0.93 m/s

PumpSelection/Sizing
1 Waterflow 1.05625 m3/hour
2 PipeOD AsperIS1239 33.4 mm
3 SelectedPipeThickness 4.55 mm
4 PipeID 25 mm
5 Specificvolumeat32Deg.C 0.001
6 Average Velocityinpipe 0.77 m/s
7 Viscosity(m)at32Deg.C 0.01 x 10-4
8 Reynoldsnumber(Re)(rvd/m) 19145.57
9 RoughnessCoefficient(K) (for CPVC pipe) 0.0015
10 PipeID/Roughness(ID/K) 16666.667
11 Frictionfactor(f)(FromMoody'schart) 0.02
12 Straightpipelength(l) 446 m
13 Pressuredropinstraightpipelength(flv2/2gd) 42.662
Design of Module Cleaning System pipeline & Pump Selection

Detailsoffitting
a NonReturnValve 2 Nos
b GateValve 2 Nos
c Elbow 17 Nos
d Concentricreducer 0 Nos
e Exitloss 0 Nos
f Teeworking 14 Nos
g Pressuretappings 0 Nos
h Teenotworking 0 Nos
i Ball Valve 42 Nos
j Y bend 2 Nos
Resistancecoefficient(KValue)forfittings
a ForNonReturnValve 3.4
b ForBallValve 0.5
c 90Deg.Elbow 1.6
d Forconcentricreducer 0.7
e Forexitloss 0.78
f ForTeeworking 2
g Forpressuretappings 0.1
h ForTeenotworking 0.4
i GateValve 0.3
TotalK"valueforfittings"
a ForNonreturn valve 6.8
b ForBallValve 21
c 90Deg.Elbow 27.2
d Forconcentricreducer 0
e Forexitloss 0
f ForTeeworking 28
g Forpressuretappings 0
h ForTeenotworking 0
I Gate Valve 0.6
TOTALk"VALUE" 83.6

Pressuredropinfitting(KV2/2g) 2.50
Totalpressuredropinpiping&fiting 45.16
Max.StaticHeight (Assumed) 10.00
Pressurerequiredatterminalpoint(Considering150kN/M2) 15.0
Totalpumpdischargehead 72.66
Considering10%marginontotalhead 79.93
Pump Capacity (P=WQH) 529.25 w
Assuming the Efficiency of pump is 50% 50%
Total Pump Capacity Required 1058.501 w 1.42 hp

Provide 2 hp Horizontal Pump