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BERMAD Optimal Approach to Irrigation Design — Your Questions Answered

In a recent BERMAD webinar, “The Optimal Approach to Irrigation Design” our Global Irrigation Unit Manager, Yiftah Enav presented BERMAD Design Approach facing the multiple considerations in project design.Yiftah chose to start our Webinar Series with presenting basic terminology combined with theoretical rules-of-thumb referring to achieving

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Jonathan Ben Asher

Jonathan Ben Asher
Hydraulic Application Engineer in Bermad Irrigation Sector

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Water hammer due to valve closing is unfortunately a common risk as valve closing dramatically reduces flow – "blocking" the water path. In this short blog, we look at the problem and recommended solutions.

Problem:

Water hammer caused by valve slamming at closing.

  • Valve: IR-2"-100 series, commanded by external pressure (no specific application is detailed)
  • Working pressure: 50 meters / 73 psi
  • Command pressure: Not specified
  • Flow: 4 l/s (14.4 m3/h) / 63.4 gpm
  • Flow velocity: 2m/s / 6.5 f/s 
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Topics: Irrigation

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