Pelton Turbine

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Science

 

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John K

 

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October 5, 2016

 

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Each bucket reverses the flow of water, leaving it with diminished energy. The resulting impulse spins the turbine. The buckets are mounted in pairs, to keep the forces on the wheel balanced, as well as to ensure smooth, efficient momentum transfer of the fluid jet to the wheel. The Pelton wheel is most efficient in high head applications...
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The Pelton wheel is most efficient in high head applications. Since water is not a compressible fluid, almost all of the available energy is extracted in the first stage of the turbine. Therefore, Pelton wheels have only one wheel, unlike turbines that operate with compressible fluids. [edit] Applications Peltons are the turbine of choice for high head, low flow sites...
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