Pico Hydro Multipurpose Turbine Testing Facility

This installation located at FTMD’s Fluid Machinery Laboratory

This system has an interchangeable turbine facility up to 4 turbines running together, with up to 5 meters head of system.


  • 5 meters head of system
  • 25″ main diameter of pipe
  • 16 kW pump with flowrate control valve
  • Backflow safety pipe
  • Weir meter, Ventury meter, and Orifice meter
  • Electronic Instrumentation (Pressure gauge, rpm, dynamometer, etc.) with LabVIEW software