Liquid Container Filling and Charging

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R. H. Nunn, E. J. Gibson

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.

J. Eng. Ind 98(2), 730-732 (May 01, 1976) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3438979 History: Received February 26, 1976; Online July 15, 2010


A simple analytical model has been developed to describe the dynamic behavior of a liquid slug as it is rapidly and suddenly rammed into a receiving chamber. Useful closed-form solutions are obtained from approximate versions of the governing relationships. Experimental results indicate the essential correctness of the analytical formulation.

Copyright © 1976 by ASME
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