WATERHAMMER


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<anchor role="natural" id="p20013c7b99811_91"></anchor>WATERHAMMER
<anchor role="natural" id="p20013c7b99811_91"></anchor>WATERHAMMERC. SAMUEL MARTIN
<emphasis role="italic"><emphasis role="bold">INTRODUCTION</emphasis></emphasis> By definition waterhammer is a pressure (acoustic) wave phenomenon created by relatively sudden changes in the liquid velocity. In pipelines, sudden changes in the flow (velocity) can occur as a result of (1) pump and valve operation in pipelines, (2) vapor pocket collapse, or (3) even the impact of water following the rapid expulsion of air out of a vent or a…
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Igor J. Karassik; Joseph P. Messina; Paul Cooper; Charles C. Heald: Pump Handbook, Fourth Edition. WATERHAMMER, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2008 2001 1986 1976), AccessEngineering Export