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Practical Guidelines

Chapter

Abstract

In the successive stages of a hydroelectric project, the risk of flow-excited pulsations leading to problematic behavior of the plant should be accounted for by the various participants in a suitable manner. This starts with a good technical specification, and continues with a good design practice that avoids all kinds of possible pitfalls. The first physical test of the laboratory model has to be correctly assessed and finally the dynamic performance has to be correctly measured during commissioning of the machine, in some instances also in special tests, if improvements have to be found. Caution is required because results may be distorted under field conditions.

Keywords

Pressure Pulsation Draft Tube Vortex Street Tail Water Pump Turbine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Andritz Hydro LtdZurichSwitzerland
  2. 2.Andritz Hydro LtdPointe-ClaireCanada

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