Regulation of a Hydraulic Turbine Calculated by Step-By-Step Method

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Ignacy Swiecicki

Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, Hydraulic Division, York, Pa.

J. Basic Eng 83(3), 445-450 (Sep 01, 1961) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3658993 History: Received July 28, 1960; Online November 04, 2011


Equations are developed to calculate speed and pressure transients of a hydraulic turbine during a load change. Water hammer, governor time, dashpot time, temporary speed droop, and promptness of governor response are taken into account. An example illustrates the application of equations to a step-by-step calculation.

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