Research Papers

Free Discharge Through a Turbine Distributor, Case, and Draft Tube

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R. A. Sutherland

Ebasco Services Incorporated, New York, N. Y.

J. Basic Eng 81(4), 488-490 (Dec 01, 1959) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.4008531 History: Received July 29, 1958; Published December 01, 1959; Online February 20, 2019


The experience of discharging water freely through the turbine without the runner at the Pelton Hydro-Electric Development in Oregon is described and an indication of the discharge coefficient is given.

Copyright © 1959 by ASME
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