Charts for Determining Size of Surge Suppressors for Pump-Discharge Lines

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Carl W. Lundgren

Technical Engineering Analysis Branch, Division of Design, Bureau of Reclamation, U. S. Department of the Interior, Denver, Colo.

J. Eng. Power 83(1), 43-45 (Jan 01, 1961) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3673121 History: Received July 23, 1959; Online January 10, 2012


Surge suppressors are often used for the control of water-hammer pressures which occur in pump-discharge lines subsequent to power interruptions. This paper includes charts for determining the size of the required suppressors when water-column separations do not occur.

Copyright © 1961 by ASME
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