Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2006 14:26:55 -0700
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From: "Greene, Ben" <bgreene**At_Symbol_Here**SMTP3.WSTF.NASA.GOV>
Subject: Re: Water Hammer Hazard

What is this device and what is it suppose to do? Water hammer like in condensation induced water hammer in steam systems? Ben Greene Chemist -----Original Message----- From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU] On Behalf Of Dan Crowl Sent: Monday, November 27, 2006 2:18 PM To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Water Hammer Hazard Ruth, My physics teacher in high school had the same result the first time he used the device in class! That was in 1966! I bet it is the same device! Dan Crowl Professor of Chemical Engineering Michigan Tech University Houghton, MI Murphy, Dr. Ruth Ann wrote: > Dear CHAS Members: > > A water hammer (lecture demonstration device) broke this month when > lowered, sending glass flying in my classroom. The water hammer is > designed to make a loud noise when properly lowered; however this > hazard, previously unknown to me, should require strict warnings for > its use, or the substitution of something safer. > > Ruth Ann Murphy, Ph.D. > Chemistry Dept. Chairperson and Professor The University of Mary > Hardin-Baylor 900 College Street Belton, TX 76513-2599 Phone (254) > 295-4542 Fax (254) 295-4237 > >

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