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Water Hammer Simulations.

Author: S MAMBRETTI
Publisher: WIT Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Water Hammer Simulations is a comprehensive guide to modelling transients in closed pipes. The models presented range from those used for the first studies into the field to the most advanced available today. The book is suitable for professionals working in the field as well as scholars and undergraduate students. The book includes a CD.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S MAMBRETTI
ISBN: 1306167981 9781306167987 1845646819 9781845646813
OCLC Number: 864745879
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover --
Water Hammer Simulations --
Copyright Page --
Preface --
Contents --
1. An old topic still not completely solved --
1.1 An old topic --
1.2 Applications and problems --
1.3 This book --
1.4 The computer programs --
2. Compressible flow theory: basic concepts --
2.1 Instantaneous operations --
2.2 Wave celerity --
2.3 Velocity of operations --
2.4 Non-negligible headlosses --
2.5 Governing equations --
3. Simplified solutions --
3.1 The Allievi's method (1913) --
3.2 The non-elastic hypothesis --
3.3 Graphical method --
4. Numerical solution of the governing equations: The method of characteristics --
4.1 Numerical solution --
4.2 Initial and boundary conditions --
4.3 The computer code --
4.4 First simple application --
5. Numerical solution of the governing equations: finite difference methods --
5.1 The Courant-Friedrichs-Levy stability condition --
5.2 The Lax-Wendroff method --
5.3 Solving the governing equations --
5.4 Boundary conditions --
5.5 The computer code --
5.6 Again the simple application --
6. Devices --
Boundary conditions --
6.1 Surge tanks --
6.2 Air chambers --
6.3 Relief valves and rupture disks --
6.4 Centrifugal pumps --
6.5 Other methods for controlling the pressures --
6.6 The computer codes --
7. Instabilities --
7.1 Vibrations --
7.2 Transfer matrix method --
7.3 Numerical instabilities --
8. Effects of air and cavitation --
8.1 Cavities --
8.2 Changing of celerity --
8.3 Water column separation --
8.4 Additional resistance terms --
8.5 Laboratory experiments --
8.6 Computer code --
9. Advanced models --
9.1 2D models --
9.2 Headlossess --
9.3 Cavitation --
9.4 Numerical schemes --
9.5 Further problems --
10. Case studies --
10.1 Simple pressure pipe for petroleum products in Djibouti --
10.2 A more complex example for seawater treatment plant in Tanzania. 10.3 A very complex example for seawater treatment plant in Algeria --
10.4 Final remarks --
References.

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