Francis turbine


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Francis turbine

(ˈfrɑːnsɪs)
n
(General Engineering) a water turbine designed to produce high flow from a low head of pressure: used esp in hydroelectric power generation
[named after J. B. Francis (1815–92), English-born hydraulic engineer, who invented it]
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Noun1.Francis turbine - a type of hydroelectric turbine
hydroelectric turbine - turbine consisting of a large and efficient version of a water wheel used to drive an electric generator
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Tenders are invited for Annual Maintenance Works Of Unit #1 Of 50Mw Fuji Make Vertical Shaft Francis Turbine And Generator At 2X50 Mw Karbi Langpi Hydro Electric Project, Amtreng, Karbi Anglong, Assam Document cost : INR 1000 EMD value : INR 20000 Opening date : 12 Mar 2018
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BHEL shall design, manufacture and commission 4 x 250 MW francis turbine generator units.
3 megawatt horizontal Francis turbine generators, and constructing 900 linear feet of new intake tunnel as well as a new concrete intake structure.
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According to the deal, Alstom will supply 14 Francis turbine generator sets and six Bulbo turbine generator sets.
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Tenders are invited for Annual Maintenance Works Of Unit #1 Of 50 Mw Fuji Make Vertical Shaft Francis Turbine Ano Generator At 2X50 Mw Karbi Langpi Hydro Electric Project, Amtreng.
Tenders are invited for Annual Maintenance Works Of Unit #2 Of 50Mw Fuji Make Vertical Shaft Francis Turbine And Generator At 2X50 Mw Karbi Langpi Hydro Electric Project, Amtreng, Karbi Anglong, Assam.
Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Hydraulic Lab Equipments Francis Turbine Test Bench,Hydraulic Ram Testing Rig
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