Upstream Elbow Tubular Turbines for Low Head Applications

by Juliusz Kirejczyk, CE/Neyrpic, Stamford, CT, USA,
Bernard Parisot, CE/Neyrpic, Stamford, CT, USA,
Rene Pontier, CE/Neyrpic, Stamford, CT, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Power '87


This paper presents standardized Neyrpic tubular turbines for Pontook and ByPass Hydroelectric Projects. Upstream elbow turbines have been selected for those sites. In this paper, the turbine hydraulic concept, mechanical design as well as simplified installation procedure, are described.

Subject Headings: Rivers and streams | Turbines | Head (fluid mechanics) | Hydraulic design | Hydro power | Power plants | Site investigation | Conceptual design

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