water turbine

Hydraulic turbine and electrical generator
  • pictured: Cut-away view – hydraulic turbine and electrical generator, cutaway view. A : Generator; B : Turbine; 1 : Stator, 2 : Rotor, 3 : Wicket gate, 4 : Turbine blade, 5 : Water flow, 6 : Turbine generator shaft.

Water turbine – a rotary engine that takes energy from moving water. Water turbines were developed in the nineteenth century and were widely used for industrial power prior to electrical grids. Now they are mostly used for electric power generation. They harness a clean and renewable energy source.
Engineering ideas

  • turbine, electrical generator, hydraulic turbine, stator, rotor, blade, flow