Efficiency Analysis for Water Turbine Generator of Agricultural Reservoir

농업용 보의 수차 발전기 효율 분석

  • Kim, Jong-Gyeum (Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Gangneung-wonju National University)
  • Received : 2013.07.02
  • Accepted : 2013.08.21
  • Published : 2013.09.01


If the factory test efficiency and field operation efficiency of water turbine are different from each other, issues for efficiency warranty can be raised. So, This paper shows the result for comparative analysis of field operating efficiency vs plant testing efficiency of the water turbine generator installed in agricultural reservoir. The efficiency of the induction generator is analyzed by the change of rotational speed with the parameter obtained by test, the efficiency of water turbine is calculated by the change of head with the design flow. Efficiency deviation of induction generator is lower but the variation of developed power is pretty high near the rated speed and the efficiency variation of water turbine is high by the fluctuation of head for constant flow. It was found that factory test efficiency and total efficiency of water turbine generator calculated according to the rotational speed are very close.


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