Accession Number:

AD0266370

Title:

STUDY OF BULK CAVITATION AND CONSEQUENT WATER HAMMER

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ENGINEERING-PHYSICS CO ROCKVILLE MD

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Report Date:

1961-10-31

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

A detailed study was made of the mechanics or physics of bulk cavitation its general similarity to the phenomenon of spalling was noted. A one-dimensional system of equations, describing the bulk cavitation phenomenon, was used for a variety of conditions by means of numerical methods on a machine computor. Pressure, particle velocity, and density throughout the cavitated and uncavitated regions were ascertained. The magnitude and duration of secondary pressure waves, occurring at the closure of bulk cavitation, is estimated. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE