Hydro machine

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Water power machines are constructions and machines that convert the potential and / or kinetic energy stored in the water primarily into mechanical work .

The following is used:

  • the potential energy of water from flowing waters such as streams, rivers, streams, which is retained in weirs especially for this purpose
  • the potential energy of water in high altitude, often specially created for this purpose dam for the operation of pumped storage power stations
  • the kinetic energy (kinetic energy) of the water of flowing waters
  • The kinetic energy of the tides , which due to the gravitation of the moon causes the sea water to rise and fall ( tide )

Hydro power machines are: