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Determination and generalization of the effects of design parameters on Francis turbine runner performance
(Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ, Dept Civil & Structural Eng, 2016)
The runner design is the most challenging part of the turbine design process. Several parameters determine the performance and cavitation characteristics of the runner: the metal angle (flow beta angle), the alpha angle, ...
Simulation-based design and optimization of Francis turbine runners by using multiple types of metamodels
(Sage Publications Ltd, 2017-04)
In recent years, optimization started to become popular in several engineering disciplines such as aerospace, automotive and turbomachinery. Optimization is also a powerful tool in hydraulic turbine industry to find the ...