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Waterhammer in pumped storage projects

International Symposium on Waterhammer in Pumped Storage Projects (1965 Chicago)

Waterhammer in pumped storage projects

by International Symposium on Waterhammer in Pumped Storage Projects (1965 Chicago)

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Published by American Society of Mechanical Engineers .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Sponsored by American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Fluid Transients Committee.

Statemented. by W.L.Gibson, V.L. Streeter.
ContributionsGibson, W L., Streeter, Victor L. 1909-, American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Fluids Engineering Division. Fluid Transients Committee.
The Physical Object
Pagination214p.
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20664328M

Water hammer (also called fluid hammer) is a pressure surge caused when a fluid in motion is suddenly forced to stop. Waterhammer is a serious safety issue for any high-production hydraulic facility. Your hydraulic piping system will continue to abnormally pulsate until it causes severe damage. Educate yourself on the facts and how you can identify and prevent waterhammer. IHA's Hydropower Pumped Storage Tracking Tool maps the locations and vital statistics for existing and planned pumped storage projects. It is the most comprehensive and up-to-date online resource on the world's water batteries. The tool shows the status of a pumped storage project, its installed generating and pumping capacity, and its actual or planned date of commissioning.

The two vital factors to consider are the flow and the head of the stream or river. The flow is the volume of water which can be captured and re-directed to turn the turbine generator, and the head is the distance the water will fall on its way to the generator. The larger the flow – i.e. the more water there is, and the higher the head – i.e. the higher the distance the water falls. Nowadays, there are several new projects of hydropower plants to constructed or to be expandedin Portugal. Some of these include pumped-storage. Most of them are managed by EDP, Energias de Portugal [26]. The projects of EDP, of which some will be described, represent an investment of almost million euros in Por-tugal until File Size: 4MB.

Pumped Storage Technical Guidance. This document provides criteria for Pumped Storage Hydro-Electric project owners to assess their facilities and programs against. This document specifically focuses on water level control and management. Pumping is the principal feature that sets pumped storage projects apart from conventional hydroFile Size: KB. Hydraulic Transients—Helms Pumped Storage Project. Pacific Gas and Electric Company's Helms Pumped Storage project is a large underground hydroelectric development which went into commercial operation in June Because of its complexity, PGandE felt that classic methods of analyzing surge and waterhammer were inadequate. PGandE decided to develop a computer program which models Author: Richard D. Stutsman, Robert A. Lambert.


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Valve Closure & Opening One of the primary causes of waterhammer is the abrupt closure of a valve. Figure 1 shows a main pipeline with a branch circuit that is fed by a “Tee”. At the end of the. 3 Water hammer and cavitation in pumped mains 16 Water hammer 16 Cavitation 16 Example of measurement of water hammer 17 4 The influence of water hammer on the design of pipelines 19 Effect of maximum and minimum internal pressure 19 Fatigue 21 Practice for pipe design 23 5 Basic principles for water hammer pumped storage projects in the United States, these plants utilize single speed units.

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