DETERMINATION OF THE ACTUAL OPERATING PARAMETERS OF THE HYDRO UNITS OF A LOW HEAD HYDRO POWER PLANT
The paper presents the flow rate calculation and measurement methodology for a high flow/low head hydro power plant with upstream cofferdam recesses.
At the same time, the paper presents the results of the in situ measurements of the actual operating parameters of the hydropower units, especially of the flow rate measurements carried out on the hydropower units’ no.1 and no. 2 of Robeşti HPP. The measurements have been carried out in agreement with the provisions of CEI 41/1991 .
Keywords: discharge, efficiency, current meter method, hydro unit
Cuvinte cheie: debit, randament, metoda moriştilor hidrometrice, hidroagregat