Butterfly Valve Flow Characteristics

by M. B. McPherson, (A.M.ASCE), Associate Prof. of Civil Eng.; Lehigh Univ., Bethlehem, Pa.,
H. S. Strausser, Asst. Prof. of Civ. Eng.; Univ. of Washington, Seattle, Wash.,
J. C. Williams, Jr., (M.ASCE), Senior Project Engr.; CDC Control Service, Inc., Hatboro, Pa.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 1, Pg. 1-28


Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract:

Flow coefficients given for free and submerged discharge as well as two cases with enclosed flow piping; effects of type of installation, blade shape and closure angle for control type valves (using water); correlation of analytical relations with performance provides basis for predicting incipient cavitation.



Subject Headings: Valves | Free flow | Water flow | Flow control | Water discharge | Submerged flow | Pipes | Submerging

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