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Table 1: Turbine cavitation characteristics

P stands for a set of relevant operation parameters such as power setting, head and suction head.

Name Independent variables Meaning Definition
Detailed cavitation characteristic Runner blade number, b; Guide vane number, v; Operation parameters, P Intensity of the component of cavitation on b which is influenced by v, as developed while the turbine is being operated in P Raw input data
Runner cavitation characteristic Runner blade number, b; Operation parameters, P Intensity of the cavitation on b as developed while the turbine is being operated in P Intensity of the detailed characteristic summed over all vs
Wicket-gate cavitation characteristic Guide vane number, v; Operation parameters, P Intensity of the component of the cavitation which is influenced by v, as developed while the turbine is being operated in P Intensity of the detailed characteristic summed over all bs
Global cavitation characteristic Operation parameters, P Total cavitation intensity in the turbine while it is being operated in P Intensity of the detailed characteristic summed over all bs and all vs