# Water Hammer Equations Formulas Design Calculator

## Fluid Mechanics Hydraulics Pipe Flow

Solving for fluid velocity change.

#### Inputs:

 maximum surge pressure head in length of fluid (Hsurge fluid) meter attometer centimeter chain dekameter decimeter exameter femtometer foot gigameter hectometer inch kilometer light year link megameter micrometer micron mile millimeter nanometer petameter picometer rod terameter yard acceleration of gravity (g) meter/second^2 centimeter/second^2 foot/second^2 inch/second^2 kilometer/second^2 mile/second^2 millimeter/second^2 yard/second^2 pressure wave velocity (a) meter/second centimeter/hour centimeter/second foot/day foot/second inch/hour inch/second kilometer/hour kilometer/second knot mach sea level 15 C meter/day mile/hour mile/second millimeter/second speed of light in vacuum yard/second

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#### Conversions:

 maximum surge pressure head in length of fluid (Hsurge fluid) = 0 = 0 foot acceleration of gravity (g) = 0 = 0 foot/second^2 pressure wave velocity (a) = 0 = 0 foot/second

#### Solution:

 fluid velocity change (ΔV) = HAS NOT BEEN CALCULATED

#### Other Units:

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References - Books:

National Resources Conservation Service. National Engineering Handbook. 1995. United States Department of Agriculture.

by Jimmy Raymond