The one-way air chamber for suppressing water-column separation is described. Operation of the one-way air chamber during a power failure transient is explained. A typical problem solution is shown. The one-way air chamber is compared with the one-way surge tank and the normal air chamber.
One-Way Air Chambers for Pumping Plants
J. T. Kephart, Jr.
Engineering Department, Design Division, E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Wilmington, Del.
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Kephart, J. T. (September 1, 1969). "One-Way Air Chambers for Pumping Plants." ASME. J. Basic Eng. September 1969; 91(3): 383–385. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.3571127
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