Francis turbine

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a type of hydroelectric turbine

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Numerical analysis of solid-liquid two-phase turbulent flow in Francis turbine runner with splitter blades in sandy water, J.
Liu, "Study on hydraulic stability of francis turbine of Three Gorges Power Station," Yangtze River, vol.
The power stations are positioned on the right and left banks of the river and comprise16 Francis turbines with a total installed power of 6,000 MW and estimated production of 15,000 GWh per year," the ( contractor's website stated.
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).
It contains nine Francis turbines that are used for the generation of electricity.
It has two Francis turbines of 25 MW capacity each, which drive synchronous generators that inject the energy produced into the national grid.
The nearly half a kilometer long Victoria Dam is playing a significant role on the national grid adding power generated by three 70 MW francis turbines, totalling the installed capacity to 210 MW whilst the reservoir also contains about one third of the 1,200 GigaWatt hour hydro storage of state-run Ceylon Electricity Board.
This facility, which includes two 8.2 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.
The order includes six Francis turbines of 200 MW each, six generators, additional equipment as well as engineering services.