Mechanical Engineering - Hydraulic Machines - Discussion


An impulse turbine is used for

[A]. low head of water
[B]. high head of water
[C]. medium head of water
[D]. high discharge

Answer: Option B


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Dr Mohamed Bayomy said: (Mar 12, 2015)  
Impulse turbine means pelton wheel used for high head of water.

And francis turbine used for low head of water.

And kaplan turbine used for medium head of water.

Tatarao said: (Jan 30, 2017)  
Francis turbine used for medium head, medium discharge.

Srikanth said: (Jul 25, 2017)  
Reaction turbine: low head of water.
Francis turbine: medium head of water.
Impulse turbine: high head of water.

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