Über den Autor
M. Hanif Chaudhry, University of South Carolina Columbia, email@example.com
Basic Concepts.- Transient-Flow Equations.- Characteristics and Finite-Difference Methods.- Transients in Pumping Systems.-Transients in Hydroelectric Power Plants.- Transients in Cooling Water Systems.- Transients in Long Oil Pipelines.- Periodic Flows and Resonance.- Cavitation and Column Separation.- Transient Control.- Surge Tanks.- Leak and Partial Blockage Detection.- Transient Open-Channel Flows.- Appendix A. Design Charts.- Appendix B. Transients Caused by Opening or Closing a Valve.- Appendix C. Transients Caused by Power Failure to Pumps.- Appendix D. Frequency Response of a Series Piping System.- Appendix E. Water Level Oscillations in a Simple Surge Tank.- SI and English Units and Conversion Factors.
Applied Hydraulic Transients, 3rd Edition covers hydraulic transients in a comprehensive and systematic manner from introduction to advanced level and presents various methods of analysis for computer solution. The book is suitable as a textbook for senior-level undergraduate and graduate students as well as a reference for practicing engineers and researchers. The field of application of the book is very broad and diverse and covers areas such as hydroelectric projects, pumped storage schemes, water-supply systems, cooling-water systems, oil pipelines and industrial piping systems.
A strong emphasis is given to practical applications: several case studies, problems of applied nature, and design criteria are included. This will help the design engineers and introduce the students to real-life projects. Up-to-date references are included at the end of each chapter.
Presents modern methods of analysis suitable for computer analysis, such as the method of characteristics, explicit and implicit finite-difference methods and matrix methods
Includes a chapter on Two-Component Flows; one part of the chapter dealing with the mixture of gas and liquid and the other with solid and liquid (slurry)
Case studies of actual projects are included
Provides problems of applied nature
Includes a chapter on cooling-water systems
Treatment of governed hydraulic turbines is very extensive and complete
Presents design charts, design criteria, and approximate methods