A Pelton wheel has to be designed for the following specifications.

Power to be developed = 6000 KW, Net head available = 300m, speed = 550 rpm, ratio of jet diameter to wheel diameter = 1/10 , Hydraulic efficiency = 0.85, Assume CV = 0.98 & speed ratio = 0.46.


i. The number of jets.

ii. Diameter of each jet.

iii. Diameter of wheel.

iv. Quantity of water required

Subject : Thermal and Fluid Power Engineering

Topic : Impacts of Jets and Water Turbine

Difficulty : High

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