ASME PTC 18
Hydraulic Turbines and Pump-Turbines
|Publication Date:||10 June 2011|
This Code applies to all sizes and types of hydraulic turbines or pump-turbines. It defines methods for ascertaining performance by measuring flow rate (discharge), head, and power, from which efficiency may be determined. Requirements are included for pretest arrangements, types of instrumentation, methods of measurement, testing procedures, methods of calculation, and contents of test reports. This Code also contains recommended procedures for index testing and describes the purposes for which index tests may be used.