Flow Induced Vibration in Circulating Water System

by Frank Bakes, (M.ASCE),
Ben P. McGoodwin,


Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1980, Vol. 106, Issue 8, Pg. 1394-1398


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Vibration and pressure surges in the early operation of the circulating water system of the 515 MW Muskogee Power Plant Unit No. 4 caused concern for the future structural integrity of pulsating wood stave tower distribution piping. A second similar 515 MW unit about to go into service.

Subject Headings: Water circulation | Vibration | Hydro power | Power plants | Pressure distribution | Water pressure | Water supply systems | Power transmission towers

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