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Type: Conference paper
Title: Wave front dispersion due to fluid-structure interaction in long liquid-filled pipelines
Author: Tijsseling, A.
Lambert, M.
Simpson, A.
Stephens, M.
Vitkovsky, J.
Bergant, A.
Citation: Proceedings 23rd IAHR Symposium on Hydraulic Machinery and Systems (Yokohama, Japan, October 17-21, 2006) / J. Kurokawa (ed.), paper 143, [10] p.
Publisher: International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research (IAHR)
Issue Date: 2006
Conference Name: IAHR Symposium on Hydraulic Machinery and Systems (23rd : 2006 : Yokohama, Japan)
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Arris Tijsseling, Martin Lambert, Angus Simpson, Mark Stephens, John Vitkovsky, Anton Bergant
Abstract: Half a century ago Richard Skalak (1923-1997) (Ref 1) published a paper with the title 'An extension of the theory of water hammer' (Refs 2, 3, 4), which has been the basis of much subsequent work on hydraulic transients with fluid-structure interaction. The paper considers the propagation of pressure waves in liquid-filled pipes and the coupled radial/axial response of the pipe walls. In a tribute to Skalak's work, his results are used herein to assess the dispersion of wave fronts in long cross-country pipelines, as observed in field measurements.
Keywords: Pipelines
Hydraulic transients
Flow-structure interactions
Wave front propagation.
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