Water Current Turbines: A Fieldworker's Guide
This handbook describes the development and testing of the water current turbine as a simple and inexpensive means of lifting water for irrigation purposes. With detailed technical information on the technology, this manual also includes an economic assessment of its cost-effectiveness compared with other pumping technologies.
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SOCIOECONOMIC ANALYSIS by Peter Burgess
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alternative pumping systems alternative pumping technologies alternative systems Appendix bearing belts calculated capital cost cent centrifugal pump coefficient of performance compared Darrieus rotor delivery pipe delivery system diesel pumps discharge curves dry season earth channels energy Estimated factors farmers ferrocement friction losses handpumps head loss hectare impeller increase ITDG Juba labour lift force load Low Cost m/sec machine manufacture Mark maximum method operating overall system efficiency payback period pipeline efficiency pll3 pontoon power output power vs discharge propeller rotor pump shaft recurrent costs reference required transmission ratio river bank river current speed river speed rotational speed rotor diameter rotor machine rotor shaft running Section shaft power shown in Figure social solar powered Southern Sudan static head swept area tested tip speed ratio trailing rotor turbine rotor unit water costs velocity water current speed water current turbines water output water pumping turbine Watts WCTs wind power