Hydraulic Analysis of Surge Tanks by Digital Computer

by Nicholas L. Barbarossa, (M.ASCE), Chf. Hydrs. Section,; U. S. Army Engr. Div., Missouri River, Omaha, Nebr.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 4, Pg. 39-78

Document Type: Journal Paper


Study of mass oscillation phenomena in surge system, which includes pressure conduit and two restricted orifice type surge tanks in tandem independently connected to main conduit; system supplies water to reaction type turbine; comprehensive study by digital computer of total problem of transients is feasible, but machine programming job of great scope will be required before fruitful results are available.

Subject Headings: Hydraulics | Water storage | Water tanks | Computer analysis | Feasibility studies | Conduits | Computer programming | Oscillations

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