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CRC Press Inc
28 September 1999
The first of its kind, this modern, comprehensive text covers both analysis and design of piping systems. The authors begin with a review of basic hydraulic principles, with emphasis on their use in pumped pipelines, manifolds, and the analysis and design of large pipe networks. After the reader obtains an understanding of how these principles are implemented in computer solutions for steady state problems, the focus then turns to unsteady hydraulics. These are covered at three levels:
By:   Bruce E. Larock (University of California Davis USA), Roland W. Jeppson (Utah State University, Logan, USA), Gary Z. Watters (California State University, Chico, USA), G.Z. Watters (California State University, USA)
Imprint:   CRC Press Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 241mm,  Width: 171mm,  Spine: 35mm
Weight:   1.157kg
ISBN:   9780849318061
ISBN 10:   0849318068
Pages:   552
Publication Date:   28 September 1999
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
INTRODUCTION REVIEW OF FUNDAMENTALS The Fundamental Principles Head Loss Formulas Pump Theory and Characteristics Steady Flow Analyses MANIFOLD FLOW Introduction Analysis of Manifold Flow A Hydraulic Design Procedure PIPE NETWORK ANALYSIS Introduction Equations Systems for Steady Flow in Networks Pressure Reduction and Back Pressure Valves Solving the Network Equations Concluding Remarks DESIGN OF PIPE NETWORKS Introduction Large Branched Systems of Pipes Looped Network Design Criteria Designing Special Components Developing a Solution for any Variables Higher Order Representations of Pump Curves Sensitivity Analysis EXTENDED TIME SIMULATIONS AND ECONOMICAL DESIGN Introduction Extended Time Simulations Elements of Engineering Economics Economic Network Design INTRODUCTION TO TRANSIENT FLOW Causes of Transients Quasi-Steady Flow True Transients ELASTIC THEORY OF HYDRAULIC TRANSIENTS (WATER HAMMER) The Equation for Pressure Head Change ?H Wave Speed for Thin-Walled Pipes Wave Speeds in Other Types of Conduits Effect of Air Entrainment on Wave Speed Differential Equations of Unsteady Flow SOLUTION BY METHOD OF CHARACTERISTICS Method of Characteristics, Approximate Governing Equations Complete Method of Characteristics Some Parameter Effects on Solution Results PIPE SYSTEM TRANSIENTS Series Pipes Branching Pipes Interior Major Losses Real Valves Pressure Reducing Valves Wave Transmission and Reflection at Pipe Junctions Column Separation and Released Air PUMPS IN PIPE SYSTEMS Pump Power Failure Rundown Pump Startup NETWORK TRANSIENTS Introduction Rigid-Column Unsteady Flow in Networks A General Method for Rigid-Column Unsteady Flow in Pipe Networks Several Pumps Supplying a Pipe Lilne Air Chambers, Surge Tanks and Standpipes A Fully Transient Network Analysis TRANSIENT CONTROL DEVICES AND PROCEDURES Transient Problems in Pipe Systems Transient Control Each chapter also includes problems REFERENCES APPENDIX A: NUMERICAL METHODS APPENDIX B: PUMP CHARACTERISTIC CURVES APPENDIX C: VALVE LOSS COEFFICIENTS

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