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FRANCIS TURBINE FRANCIS TURBINE

Is a type of water turbine Developed by Is a type of water turbine Developed by


James B. Francis James B. Francis
Operate in a water Operate in a water
head from 40 to 600 m head from 40 to 600 m

ADVENTAGES DESADVENTAGES ADVENTAGES DESADVENTAGES

• Low hydraulic losses • Not recommended for eights • Low hydraulic losses • Not recommended for eights
• High performance greater than 800 m. • High performance greater than 800 m.
• Lower maintenance cost • Cavitation must be controlled. • Lower maintenance cost • Cavitation must be controlled.
• Small dimensions • Small dimensions
• Less maintenance • Less maintenance

FRANCIS TURBINE FRANCIS TURBINE

Is a type of water turbine Developed by Is a type of water turbine Developed by


James B. Francis James B. Francis
Operate in a water Operate in a water
head from 40 to 600 m head from 40 to 600 m

ADVENTAGES DESADVENTAGES ADVENTAGES DESADVENTAGES

• Low hydraulic losses • Not recommended for eights • Low hydraulic losses • Not recommended for eights
• High performance greater than 800 m. • High performance greater than 800 m.
• Lower maintenance cost • Cavitation must be controlled. • Lower maintenance cost • Cavitation must be controlled.
• Small dimensions • Small dimensions
• Less maintenance • Less maintenance
DESIGN OF FRANCIS TURBINE DESIGN OF FRANCIS TURBINE

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DESIGN OF FRANCIS TURBINE DESIGN OF FRANCIS TURBINE

FISH-FRIENDLY FRANCIS TURBINE DESIGN FISH-FRIENDLY FRANCIS TURBINE DESIGN