Pressure surge analysis undertaken by many organisations do not address well the limitations and complications associated with air valves. It is important that any analysis addresses these complications if air valves are involved in a pressure surge event.
We published this paper addressing many of these issues at the 13 International Pressure Surge Conference (BHRGroup) in Dublin 2015. The findings are still significant and modellers ought to be aware of these issues. The BHR conferences are important for sharing this kind of knowledge.DublinPaper1