Theoretical-Experimental Model for the Design of Vortex Drop Shafts

C., CIARAVINO and G., CIARAVINO (2015) Theoretical-Experimental Model for the Design of Vortex Drop Shafts. In: Third International Conference on Advances In Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering- ACSEE 2015, 10-11 October, 2015, Zurich, Switzerland.

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Abstract

This paper proposes two procedures for designing a vortex drop shaft, both of which are based on a recently set up mathematical model. This model is different from previous ones as it considers the possible existence of negative pressure at the drop shaft inlet, thus allowing the incongruence of the previous models to be overcome. This paper presents an analysis of the reliability of the model, within which the calculation parameters have been tested using experimental data from a number of working drop shafts.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: drop shaft, vortex flow, mathematical model, experimental tests, hydraulic design.
Depositing User: Mr. John Steve
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2019 12:02
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2019 12:02
URI: http://publications.theired.org/id/eprint/1345

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