Francis turbine


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Francis turbine

[′fran·səs ′tər‚bīn]
(mechanical engineering)
A reaction hydraulic turbine of relatively medium speed with radial flow of water in the runner.
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Nishi, "Influence of 3D guide vanes on the channel vortices in the runner of a Francis turbine," Journal of Fluid Science and Technology, vol.
The work includes a complete revision of the two Francis turbines Safien Platz, which have a capacity of 45 MW.
With a 231-metre-high dam, its 10 Francis turbines will provide 1,87oMW generating capacity, while a further 2GW will be added by Gilgel Gibe IV, although construction contracts on this final scheme have not yet been awarded.
2 MW Francis Turbines, is owned and operated by AES-IC Ictas Energy (AES-IC), a 51% AES-owned joint venture.
The BOM of the project appreciated NESPAK input that would facilitate feeding of four vertical-shaft Francis turbines with an installed capacity of 963 MW located in an underground power house.
The vertical Francis turbines developed by Sulzer - Escher Wyss in Zurich using model tests have a runner diameter of 7,900 mm and a maximum runner throat diameter of 7,150 mm.
2 MW Francis Turbines from Harbin Power Engineering, a Chinese manufacturer, and the Engineering, Procurement and Construction work was performed by IC Ictas Construction.
BHEL's scope of work in the project includes supply, erection and commissioning of six numbers 68 MW Francis turbines operating at a head of 119 meters with matching synchronous generators of 200 rpm, static excitation system, main inlet valves, digital governors, state-of-the-art control and monitoring system (SCADA), associated station auxiliaries, Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) and electrical and mechanical Balance of Plant (BoP).
The order includes six Francis turbines of 200 MW each, six generators, additional equipment as well as engineering services.
GE Hydro will refurbish or upgrade all seven vertical Francis turbines and generators at the Kerr powerhouse.
The scope of supply also includes two vertical Francis turbines each with an output of 27 MW.
Tenders are invited for Purchase of spares of rotating air head valve for 100 mw francis turbines of chamera ii.