Research Papers

Reversible Pump-Turbines for Sir Adam Beck-Niagara Pumping-Generating Station

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P. Deriaz

Water Turbine Department, The English Electric Company, Ltd., Rugby, England

J. G. Warnock

Hydraulic Turbine Department, English Electric Canada, a Division of John Inglis Co., Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada

J. Basic Eng 81(4), 521-529 (Dec 01, 1959) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.4008546 History: Received August 04, 1955; Published December 01, 1959; Online February 20, 2019


The paper describes the origin of the new machine and its application to the storage scheme at Sir Adam Beck-Niagara where it operates as a reversible pump-turbine. Description is given of its hydraulic characteristics and of some of the more important mechanical design features.

Copyright © 1959 by ASME
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