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Title: Self-regulating valve

Abstract

A variable, self-regulating valve having a hydraulic loss coefficient proportional to a positive exponential power of the flow rate. The device includes two objects in a flow channel and structure which assures that the distance between the two objects is an increasing function of the flow rate. The range of spacing between the objects is such that the hydraulic resistance of the valve is an increasing function of the distance between the two objects so that the desired hydraulic loss coefficient as a function of flow rate is obtained without variation in the flow area.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6263314
Application Number:
ON: DE83013187
Assignee:
ERA-08-036763; EDB-83-112968
DOE Contract Number:  
AC11-76PN00014
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Portions are illegible in microfiche products
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; VALVES; DESIGN; AUTOMATION; CONTROL EQUIPMENT; EQUIPMENT; FLOW REGULATORS; 420200* - Engineering- Facilities, Equipment, & Techniques

Citation Formats

Humphreys, D.A. Self-regulating valve. United States: N. p., 1982. Web.
Humphreys, D.A. Self-regulating valve. United States.
Humphreys, D.A. Tue . "Self-regulating valve". United States.
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abstractNote = {A variable, self-regulating valve having a hydraulic loss coefficient proportional to a positive exponential power of the flow rate. The device includes two objects in a flow channel and structure which assures that the distance between the two objects is an increasing function of the flow rate. The range of spacing between the objects is such that the hydraulic resistance of the valve is an increasing function of the distance between the two objects so that the desired hydraulic loss coefficient as a function of flow rate is obtained without variation in the flow area.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1982},
month = {7}
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