Servo-driven Pump Applications & Water Hammer Pressure Waves

Animation of a Hydraulic Pressure Wave & VFD pump applications for fluid transport (multi-tank system).
Updated 24 May 2022

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A MATLAB script executes a Simscape hydraulic model and animates the pressure shock wave transient with sudden valve closure. A multi-domain model (hydraulic-mechanic-electric) illustrates the advantage of variable frequency control (VFD) for flow regulation. Energy saving at pump shaft is underlined.
A multi-tank system that enables level regulation is added to the submission. Dynamic variation of levels is shown in the 3D Explorer (Simscape Multibody). Simulate the pump and tank models directly from Simulink.

Cite As

Juan Sagarduy (2024). Servo-driven Pump Applications & Water Hammer Pressure Waves (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2022a
Compatible with any release
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Version Published Release Notes

Upgraded to R2022a.

Text editing

Added a multi-tank system using the Isothermal Liquid domain.

Updated license