The Computer Controlled Experimental Impulse Turbine, "HTIC", allows to study the characteristics and the behavior of a small scale impulse turbine.
This unit includes suitable instrumentation to measure the main parameters:
- There is a pressure sensor at the turbine’s fluid inlet that measures the admission pressure, a sensor that determines the speed of the turbine’s axis, a flow sensor for the outlet air and two temperature sensors for the turbine’s inlet and outlet air.
- It also includes a band brake connected to a load cell to vary the load transmitted to the turbine through a connecting device.
This unit allows to determine the operation characteristics of this type of turbine, the hydraulic and mechanical efficiency curves, to obtain the hydraulic and mechanical power, etc.
This Computer Controlled Unit is supplied with the EDIBON Computer Control System (SCADA), and includes: The unit itself + a Control Interface Box + a Data Acquisition Board + Computer Control, Data Acquisition and Data Management Software Packages, for controlling the process and all parameters involved in the process.