Microcomputer-Based Index Testing of Hydroturbinesby Charles W. Almquist, TVA, Engineering Lab, Norris, TN, USA,
James F. Kirkpatrick, TVA, Engineering Lab, Norris, TN, USA,
Patrick A. March, TVA, Engineering Lab, Norris, TN, USA,
Abstract: A computer-assisted system for performing index test on hydroturbines is described. This system allows for more rapid and accurate index testing of hydroturbines than has previously been available. The system software and hardware are described, sample results are presented, and future developments are outlined.
Subject Headings: Computer aided operations | Hydraulics | Turbines | Tailwater | Gates (hydraulic)
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