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Book Review: Hydraulic Gates and Valves in Free Surface Flow and Submerged Outlets by Jack Lewin. London: Thomas Telford Publishing, 2001

Check Valves Enable Wastewater Treatment Plant to Meet New Standards

Relining a Relic
By the mid-1980s most of the Boston Low Service water supply network had been in operation for more than 100 years—with little regular maintenance. Many of the system's air...

Energy Unleashed
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers discharges a mean daily flow of 2,000 cu ft/s (57 m³/s) under a gross head of 280 ft (85 m) through four Howell-Bunger valves at the Summersville Dam in...

Restoration Process of Kobe Water System from the 1995 Hanshin–Awaji Earthquake

Surge Protection Design for the City and County of San Francisco Water Transmission System

New Techniques for Research on Lock Valve Cavitation Problems with Unsteady Flow

A Study on Top Sealing Slit of Reversed Tainter Valves and Its Application

The New Methods for Preventing Cavitation of High-Lift Ship Lock Valves in Hydro-Power Projects

A New Zealand Owner's Policy on Testing Hydraulic Structure Gates and Valves

Experimental Evaluation of the Compressible Portion of a Liquid Flow Crossing a Cavitating Control Valve

Replacement of Water-Operated Needle Valves at U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Facilities

NOREM: A Welder-Friendly Cavitation-Erosion Resistant Hardfacing Alloy

Application of the Newton Method in Valve Discharge Coefficient Relationships
This paper presents a methodology that utilizes the Newton Method to compute the dimensionless valve discharge coefficient Cd from a manufacturers valve discharge coefficient Cv. The implicit...

Field Determination of Flow through a Pressure Regulating Valve
This paper presents a computer methodology to calculate flow through a pressure regulating valve for different opening percentages and a given pressure differential. The methodology is...

Comprehensive Modelling of Water Distribution Networks
An analyst of a water distribution systems must frequently contend with a host of problems with very different time scales. Traditionally, such concerns have been accommodated by having...

Simulation of Pulsatile Flow Past a St. Jude Valve

Design of the Inlet/Outlet Tower for the Domenigoni Valley Reservoir Project

Development of Control Schemes for Spherical Valves





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