pressure surge


pressure surge
A pressure spike/excursion moving through the pipeline at sonic velocity, produced by a sudden change in velocity of the moving stream that results from shutting down a pump station or pumping unit, closure of a valve or any other blockage of the moving stream.

Pipeline dictionary. 2013.

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  • Surge (glacier) — Glacial surges are short lived events where a glacier can move up to velocities 100 times faster than normal, and advance substantially. Surging glaciers are clustered around a few areas. High concentrations of surging glaciers can be found in… …   Wikipedia

  • surge — n. & v. n. 1 a sudden or impetuous onset (a surge of anger). 2 the swell of the waves at sea. 3 a heavy forward or upward motion. 4 a rapid increase in price, activity, etc. over a short period. 5 a sudden marked increase in voltage of an… …   Useful english dictionary


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