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## Main Question or Discussion Point

Hey guys,

I'm actually working on a project of gravitational vortex turbine at an undergrad level. I need to know the energy or the energy required to make a stable free vortex in a cylinder. The cylinder is of 1 m height and 1.5 m diameter. A channel of 0.5 m width is connected to the cylinder. The flow enters into the cylinder tangentially and leaves through an orifice at the bottom of 0.1 m diameter.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks.

I'm actually working on a project of gravitational vortex turbine at an undergrad level. I need to know the energy or the energy required to make a stable free vortex in a cylinder. The cylinder is of 1 m height and 1.5 m diameter. A channel of 0.5 m width is connected to the cylinder. The flow enters into the cylinder tangentially and leaves through an orifice at the bottom of 0.1 m diameter.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks.