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Published on Dec 20, 2012
This animation explains the concept of run-of-the-river power plants (hydroelectric power generation) and Kaplan turbines.
Contents 1) Run-of-the-river power plant with weir (barrier & pondage) 2) Concept of the Kaplan turbine and pipe system 3) Runner of the Kaplan turbine 4) Runner blades & pitch vanes/guide vanes 5) Motor & generator of the turbine 6) Power house, turbine & transformer of the run-of-the-river power plant 7) History & facts of the Kaplan turbine