The 11 cities most likely to run out of drinking water – like Cape Town

Posted on international water news, Water Construction News, Water Efficiency, Water Safety February 12, 2018 by Vittorio Bonomi

Cape Town is in the unenviable situation of being the first major city in the modern era to face the threat of running out of drinking water. However, the plight of the drought-hit South African city is just one extreme example of a problem that experts have long been warning about – water scarcity. Despite […]

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Flow Simulations

Posted on Actuated Valves February 12, 2018 by Vittorio Bonomi

Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is a branch of fluid mechanics that uses numerical analysis and data structures to solve and analyze problems that involve fluid flows. Computers are used to perform the calculations required to simulate the interaction of liquids and gases with surfaces defined by boundary conditions. With high-speed supercomputers, better solutions can be […]

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Different Types of Actuators

Posted on Actuated Valves December 15, 2017 by Henry Nigel

Actuators are mechanical or electro-mechanical devices that provide controlled movements to a connected mechanism or a linear or rotary system. However, the system needs a power source to function properly. Here’s a list of the different types of actuators, their uses, and how each works. Hydraulic Actuators A hydraulic actuator uses pressurized liquid to facilitate mechanical operations […]

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