The Effect of Seat Geometry on Gate Valve Noise

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Bruce A. W. Smith, Brian V. Luloff

Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Chalk River Laboratories, Chalk River, Ontario, Canada K0J 1J0

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 122(4), 401-407 (Mar 07, 2000) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1286031 History: Received January 18, 2000; Revised March 07, 2000
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Pipe pressure, P1, spectra measured with reference valve configuration (Config. 16)
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Pipe pressure, P1, spectra measured with seat 10 upstream and downstream (Config. 24)
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Effect of Mach number on normalized band rms pressures in pipe: selected results at Reynolds numbers less than 0.25 million
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Cross section of valve model in reference configuration
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Photograph of valve model
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Drawing of model piping layout



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