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Wed January 11, 2012 By: Arushi Mohania

a turbine pit at the niagra falls are 50m deep. the av HP developed is 5000,the efficiency being 85% how much water passes through the turbines per min?i HP=746W g=10m/s^2

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Thu January 12, 2012
mgh= enrgy used
dVgh=5000x746x85/100     mass=density(d)xV(volume)
Vx10x50=5000x746x85/100
V=85x746/10
V=380460m3/min
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