air vessel


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air vessel

[′er ‚ves·əl]
(engineering)
An enclosed volume of air which uses the compressibility of air to minimize water hammer. Also known as accumulator.
An enclosed chamber using the compressibility of air to promote a more uniform flow of water in a piping system.

air vessel

1. An enclosed volume of air which uses the compressibility of air to minimize water hammer.
2. An enclosed chamber using the compressibility of air to promote a more uniform flow of water in a piping system.
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