Table 11: Validation and performance prediction of Pelton runner.

ParametersUnit Baseline design test cases Off- design test casesPublished result by Panthee et al. [10] Published result by Panagiotopoulos et al. [19]

Headm47.553.910047.553.910053.9100
Flow ratem3/s0.140.05135% BEP0.140.05135% BEP0.05135% BEP
PCDmm500500500400400400400400
Runner speedRpm52052052065060010006001000
Number of buckets1818181822222222
Model efficiency%78.883.584.662.666.171.682.586.7