Unsteady Flow in Conduits with Simple Surge Tanks

by E. H. Taylor, (A.M.ASCE), Prof. of Eng.; University of California, Los Angeles, Calif.,
Arnold Reisman, Asst. Prof. of Eng; Los Angeles State College.,
Jack W. Ward, Computer Staff; Beckman/Berkeley Division.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 2, Pg. 1-11

Document Type: Journal Paper


Fundamental flow equations are simple in concept, but they are nonlinear and hence difficult of solution; paper presents general solution of simple tank problem in terms of single dimensionless parameter for case of instantaneous and complete load rejection by using mechanical differential analyzer of University of California.

Subject Headings: Unsteady flow | Conduits | Water storage | Water tanks | Nonlinear analysis | Parameters (statistics) | Case studies | Load factors

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