Operating characteristics of a bladeless turbine for irrigation purposes

https://doi.org/10.17221/28/2015-SWRCitation:Polák M., Dlabal L. (2015): Operating characteristics of a bladeless turbine for irrigation purposes. Soil & Water Res., 10: 278-283.
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Irrigation and pumping systems are still important issues in agriculture. There are many places on the Earth where water needs to be pumped, however no energy sources are available to power the pumps. The bladeless turbine offers a possible solution. This machine can utilize even low-potential sources of water-borne energy working as autonomous energy sources. The turbine has been developed only recently and therefore no comprehensive operating characteristics has existed as yet. The article summarizes the results of experimental measurements carried out on the SETUR DVE 120, a commercially available bladeless turbine sold in a monoblock together with an electricity generator. “User” characteristics have been created from the measured data: dependence of output electrical power and the efficiency of the set on speed, etc.
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