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queda efetiva de abaixo

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14:33 Sep 14, 2007
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Energy / Power Generation
Portuguese term or phrase: queda efetiva de abaixo
Hydrostation - Turbines -
Rosa Maria Neves da Silva
Local time: 03:02

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2undershot (water wheel)

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undershot (water wheel)

In the undershot water wheel, the flow of water pushes the underside instead of the typical overshot water wheel where the water falls on top of the wheel to turn it.

    Reference: http://images.google.com/images?svnum=10&um=1&hl=en&q=unders...
    Reference: http://www.fordendwatermill.co.uk/images/wheelshots.jpg
Local time: 01:02
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