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Title: Model study of power penstocks, Norfork Dam, North Fork River, Arkansas
Authors: United States. Mississippi River Commission.
U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
Keywords: Penstocks
Hydraulic models
Norfork Dam (Ark.)
Publisher: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Description: Technical memorandum
Introduction: This memorandum constitutes a final report on the results of tests conducted at the U. s. Waterways Experiment Station on a l-to-36-scale model of one of the Norfork Dam power penstocks. All details of the model elements wore fabricated in accordance with drawings furnished by the Little Rock District Office. Tests were confined to the penstock as initially designed, end no studies of the effect of refinements in the elements of the intake, penstock, or scroll case were made. There also are presented in this report the results of similar tests conducted on a l-to-36-scale model of the Norris penstock, these data being used to evaluate the results of the Norfork tests.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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