Thoma cavitation coefficient

Thoma cavitation coefficient

[′tō·mə ‚kav·ə′tā·shən ‚kō·i‚fish·ənt]
(mechanical engineering)
The equation for measuring cavitation in a hydraulic turbine installation, relating vapor pressure, barometric pressure, runner setting, tail water, and head.
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