A Flow Controller for Open or Closed Conduitsby Victor L. Streeter, (M.ASCE), Prof. of Hydraulics; Civ. Eng. Dept., Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.,
Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 4, Pg. 1-28
Document Type: Journal Paper
General principle of flow control, utilizing non-linear resistance, is developed that is applicable to both open and closed conduits; control is definitely adjustable for discharge over its design range, and holds flow close to predetermined discharge over its head range; control is readily converted into flow meter with linear head-discharge curve and adjustable range and sensitivity.
Subject Headings: Flow control | Conduits | Flow resistance | Linear flow | Load and resistance factor design | Head (fluid mechanics) | Curvature
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