Fluid Transients in Systems

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A significant revision of Fluid Transients, FEB Press, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1982. Former editions were titled Hydraulic Transients, McGraw-Hill, 1967, and Fluid Transients, McGraw-Hill, 1978. Topics include complex systems with multipipe and nonpipe elements, transients caused by turbomachines, valve stroking, controlling transients, oscillatory flow and resonance, and natural gas pipe transients. Problems and references accompany each chapter. A computer disk of FORTRAN programs referenced throughout the text is included. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780133221732
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
  • Publication date: 1/1/1993
  • Pages: 400

Table of Contents

1 Fluid Transient Flow Concepts 1
2 Basic Differential Equations for Transient Flow 20
3 Solution by Characteristics Method 37
4 The Complete Equations 80
5 Other Methods of Solution 95
6 Complex Systems With Multipipe and Nonpipe Elements 113
7 Transients Caused by Turbomachines 143
8 Two-Component and Single-Component Two-Phase Transient Flows 177
9 Valve Stroking 215
10 Methods for Controlling Transients 246
11 Multielement Systems and Transmission Lines 260
12 Concepts of Oscillatory Flow and Resonance 287
13 Analysis of Oscillatory Flow in Systems 317
14 Natural Gas Pipe Transients 363
15 Open-Channel Transient Flow 380
16 Special Topics 400
Appendix A: SI and English Conversions and Constants 431
Appendix B: Properties of Materials 432
Appendix C: Discharge Coefficients for Valves 434
Appendix D: Reference Computer Programs 435
Author Index 457
Subject Index 457
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