The Dangers of Waterhammer in Pumping Systems

14 October 2021

A few decades ago, waterhammer was viewed as a niche area for highly trained specialists running esoteric software or using complicated manual calculations. This led to a situation where some industries did not pay as much attention to waterhammer as they should have for the simple reason that it was too complicated. Instead, engineers relied on overdesign. The fact is, waterhammer events tend to be non-intuitive. Even experienced engineers using intuition can be led astray. 

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