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Formula for waterpower electricity

Discussion in 'Home Power and Microgeneration' started by Pickmaster, Aug 4, 2003.

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  1. Pickmaster

    Pickmaster Guest

    Hi, is there a website with a formula or table for the kilowatts capable of
    being produced by flowing water?
     
  2. Water power in Hp = gpm * field head in feet divided by 3960

    Water power in kW = m^3/hr * field head in meters divided by 367.5
    (from Pump Handbook, 2nd Edition, 1986, page 9.22)

    Bill Kaszeta
    Photovoltaic Resources Int'l
    Tempe Arizona USA
     
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