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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Experimental Investigation of Inter-Blade Vortices in a Model Francis Turbine, J.
Prediction of sediment erosion in Francis turbines, In: Proceedings of 4-th international meeting on cavitation and dynamic problems in hydraulic machinery and Systems, Serbia.
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 DBS Escher Wyss contract is to design, supply, erect and commission the 4 large Francis turbines and 4 governor systems.