Research Papers

Applications of Computer and Model Studies to Problems Involving Hydraulic Transients

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I. W. McCaig, F. H. Jonker

H. G. Acres & Company Limited, Niagara Falls, Canada

J. Basic Eng 81(4), 433-441 (Dec 01, 1959) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.4008496 History: Received July 31, 1958; Published December 01, 1959; Online February 20, 2019


This paper discusses the application of digital and analog computers to surge and water-hammer problems. It also indicates that, for some problems in hydraulic transients for which the basic hydraulic equations are uncertain, an electrically controlled model can give the most reliable and economical solution.

Copyright © 1959 by ASME
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