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.
Chenab Valley Power Projects Private Limited (CVPPPL) and Voith Hydro signed a contract at the CVPPPL office in Jammu, India, that includes the supply of four 250 MW Francis turbines and generators, together with auxiliary equipment.
GE Renewable Energy was awarded a $87million contract by Nachtigal Hydro Power Company (NHPC) to provide seven 60 MW Francis turbines for the new Nachtigal hydropower plant in Cameroon.
The ANDRITZ scope of supply comprises comprehensive modernization of the existing nine generating units by supplying and installing new 380 MW Francis turbines and generators, including new transformers, as well as the electrical and mechanical auxiliary equipment within the power house.
These machine groups are powered by francis turbines with a nominal output of 38.8 mw each.
These machines groups are driven by Francis turbines with a rated output of 38.8 MW.
536 Crore., the order envisages design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, erection and commissioning of Electro-Mechanical equipment involving supply of four Vertical Francis Turbines and Generator sets, each rated 225 MW.