A High Head Cavitation Test Stand for Hydraulic Turbines

by W. G. Whippen, Hydr. Engr. and Supervisor of Hydr. Lab.; S. Morgan Smith Co., York, Pa.,
G. D. Johnson, (A.M.ASCE), Chf. Hydr. Engr.; S. Morgan Smith Co., York Pa.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 2, Pg. 1-13

Document Type: Journal Paper


Description of new closed circuit water tunnel and its value for testing model hydraulic turbines under high heads (up to 300 ft).

Subject Headings: Head (fluid mechanics) | Cavitation | Turbines | Hydraulic models | Hydrologic models | Water tunnels | Tunnels

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