10th International Conference on

PRESSURE SURGES 

Edinburgh, UK 14 – 16 May 2008 

Bound copies of the proceedings of this conference, together with a CD of the proceedings, can be ordered from Mrs. Marian Rolfe at BHR Group, for the price of £280.

 

CONTENTS

FOREWORD 

HIGHLIGHT ADDRESSES
Towards integrating fluid transients issues into pipe system design 
through a risk management approach
A Anderson, University of Newcastle, UK

Thomas Young's research on fluid transients: 200 years on 
A S Tijsseling, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands; A Anderson, Newcastle University, UK

HYDRO
Surge chamber issues associated with the design of the Braamhoek  
hydroelectric pumped storage scheme
A P Boldy, HydroSim Consultants Limited, UK; C Logan, Braamhoek Consultants Joint Venture, UK

Hydraulic transients in Socorridos pump-storage hydropower system 
D I C Covas, H M Ramos, A Betâmio de Almeida,
Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal

Pump-turbine runner lifting during load acceptance: an exploration of  
possible causes
D Liu, F Wang, Hohai University, China; K Q Zhang, B Karney, University of Toronto, Canada

AIR RELATED TOPICS
Improvement of the method for calculation of liquid transient pipe flow  with column separation
A Adamkowski, M Lewandowski, The Szewalski Institute of Fluid-Flow Machinery of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Sub-atmospheric transient pressure conditions – where and what it may influence in design
D L McPherson, B Karney, University of Toronto, Canada

Air movement in water pipelines – some new developments 
M J Little, J C Powell, P B Clark, Black & Veatch, UK

LEAKAGE AND BLOCKAGE
Leak and feature detection in a water distribution network 
M Taghvaei, S B M Beck, J B Boxall, W J Staszewski, University of Sheffield, UK; A Seth, Yorkshire Water Services Ltd, UK

An application of real-time unsteady flow simulation in a leakage  detection software
H Kossatz, Petrobras Research Centre (retired), Brazil

A transient-based technique to locate depleted appliance trap seals within the building drainage system
D A Kelly, J A Swaffield, D P Campbell, M Gormley, L B Jack, Heriot-Watt University, UK

Field validation of transient analysis for in-line valve condition  assessment
N S Arbon, M Stephens, M F Lambert, A R Simpson, B Lucas, University of Adelaide, 
G Milsom, J Braendler, SA Water, Australia

SURGE PROTECTION
The use of air valves as protection devices in pressure hydraulic  transients
V B Espert, J García-Serra, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain; E Koelle, Unicamp Faculty of Engineering, Brazil

First do no harm – avoiding pressure surge solutions that make the  problem worse
P B M Glover, Halcrow Group Ltd, UK

A comparison of a pressure vessel and flywheel for surge mitigation  in a long pipeline system
V Cantone, R Stevens, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Australia; A R Simpson, M F Lambert, University of Adelaide, Australia

Design and modelling of water hammer protection in water supply  pipelines
B Madin, SMEC,Australia; R Austin, Wallingford Software, Australia; A Sprigg, GHD, Australia

Non-reflective boundary design through remote sensing and PID control valve
B Karney, Q Zhang, S Pejovic, University of Toronto, Canada; F Wang, Hohai University, China
 
OIL/GAS/PETROCHEMICAL

Surge protection of a marine terminal: an analysis of relief systems’  dynamic response
H Kossatz, Petrobras Research Centre (retired), Brazil

Detection of gas pockets in dendritic wastewater mains 
I Pothof, Deltares | Delft Hydraulics, The Netherlands; F Clemens, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Fully interactive pipeline simulation – Go beyond the liquid parts and apply control schemes
J Theakston, N Jansen, Simulation Software Limited, UK

 SURGES IN PLASTIC PIPES
Pressure wave propagation in buried HD-PE pipelines 
H-B Horlacher, Technical University of Dresden, Germany;
M Standfuβ, Water Supply Association Elbaue-Ostharz, Germany

Experimental and numerical analysis of hydraulic transients in PVC pipes
A K Soares, D I C Covas, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal;  L F R Reis, University of São Paulo, Brazil

von Neumann stability analysis of a method of characteristicsvisco-elastic pipeline model
A C Zecchin, A R Simpson, M F Lambert, University of Adelaide, Australia

UNSTEADY FRICTION
Parameters affecting water hammer in a high-head hydropower  plant with Pelton turbines
U Karadžić, P Vukoslavčević, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Montenegro; A Bergant, Litostroj E.I. d.o.o., Slovenia

Reconciliation of measured and predicted unsteady skin friction 
A E Vardy, J Brown, University of Dundee, UK; S He, University of Aberdeen, UK

The momentum flux coefficient for modelling steady and unsteady head losses in turbulent pipe flow
A Ch H Kruisbrink, Deltares | Delft Hydraulics, The Netherlands;
A S Tijsseling, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

CASE STUDIES & INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE
Transient abnormal conditions in a sewage pumping system at Lisbon metropolitan zone 
H M Ramos, D I C Covas, A Betâmio de Almeida, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal

Dynamic modelling of the Thames Water Ring Main 
S L Murray, J C Powell, Black & Veatch, UK; P Relton, Thames Water, UK

Measurements and modeling of transients in laboratory exhaust ductwork 
D C Wiggert, Michigan State University, USA; C S Martin, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Operational hydraulics of the SMART project, Kuala Lumpur  
A Perrott, Mott MacDonald, UK

OPEN CHANNEL
Enabling the MacCormack original scheme to perform dam-break flow by fitting a smoothed initial condition on a fixed non-uniform grid
J Leandro, University of Exeter, UK; H M Ramos, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal

Filling of branched pipelines with undulating elevation profiles 
T Razak, B Karney, University of Toronto, Canada

A shock-capturing approach for simulating gravity flows, pressurized flows and the simultaneous occurrence of gravity and pressurized flows
A S León, A R Schmidt, M H García, University of Illinois, USA; M S Ghidaoui, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

IMPORTANT LIMITATIONS IN THEORETICAL MODELLING
Method of characteristics in quasi-steady compressible flows 
A E Vardy, University of Dundee, UK

Issues in ‘benchmarking’ fluid transients software models 
A Anderson, Newcastle University, UK; A Bergant, Litostroj E.I. d.o.o., Slovenia

Rapid filling analysis of pipelines using an elastic model  
A Malekpour, B Karney, University of Toronto, Canada

Time scales and FSI in oscillatory liquid-filled pipe flow 
A S Tijsseling, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands; A E Vardy, University of Dundee, UK

AUTHOR INDEX