Is it possible to calculate the travel time for water, in a dry system, from the source to the furthest part of the dry system when I only have information concerning the system volume?
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12/17/2021 07:13:38 am
To get an accurate water delivery time a few variables are needed. System volume is just one of them.
12/17/2021 08:08:49 am
No, you should have complete system, hydraulic and air data.
12/17/2021 08:12:19 am
Need more than that! System size and layout is important.
12/17/2021 08:56:16 am
No, you cannot. System layout, psi of maintenance air, system water pressure, elevations, volume, etc. all come into play. Pockets of air will get trapped by incoming water, which actually aids in water delivery time. A tree system with a low center fed main with elevated branch lines makes the most sense to be the quickest for water delivery time, but I've never had the opportunity to play around with Tyco's water delivery calculation program to test that theory out. It would be fun to setup several different layouts and see what happens.
12/17/2021 09:51:22 am
I concur with all that have been said. The answer is no.
12/31/2021 06:29:50 pm
technically with a stopwatch, joking aside a simple field survey could get you a pretty close estimate.
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