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Title: CFD Based Analysis of Combined Effect of Cavitation and Silt Erosion on Kaplan Turbine
Authors: Kumar D.
Bhingole P.P.
Published in: Proceedings of Materials Today
Abstract: The silt concentration in Himalayan region is very high and the Kaplan turbine running in these rivers are usually seriously abraded. The appearance of silt enhanced the probability of cavitation. Under combined erosion (silt + cavitation), the performance of Kaplan turbine may be reduce which results in decrease in efficiency of the turbine. In present study Kaplan turbine rated capacity 7 MW is simulated for CFD analysis of combined erosion in Kaplan turbine. The simulation investigated for Kaplan turbine under various operation conditions namely; pure water, cavitation erosion, silt erosion and combined erosion. © 2015.
Citation: Proceedings of Materials Today, (2015), 2314- 2322
URI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2015.07.276
http://repository.iitr.ac.in/handle/123456789/17861
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
Keywords: Cavitation erosion
CFD
Kaplan Turbine
Silt erosion
WGO
ISSN: 22147853
Author Scopus IDs: 57202478211
51863138500
Author Affiliations: Kumar, D., Alternate Hydro Energy Centre, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, 247667, India
Bhingole, P.P., Graphical Era University, Dehradun, 248002, India
Corresponding Author: Bhingole, P.P.; Graphical Era UniversityIndia; email: pramod_bhingole@yahoo.com
Appears in Collections:Conference Publications [ME]

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