The movable wicket gate of a reaction turbine are used to
Option (A)
Control the flow of water passing through the turbine
Option (B)
Control the pressure under which the turbine is working
Strengthen the casing of the turbine
Reduce the size of the turbine
Correct Option:
Question Solution:
Water enters the adjustable guide vanes or wicket gates are pivoted and can be turned suitably to control the flow and output. The purpose of the guide vanes is to impart a whirl component of water before entering the runner