Hercule-Progres turbine, 1890s

Hercule-Progres turbine, 1890s

C023/5319

Rights Managed

Caption

Hercule-Progres turbine. US-French Hercule-Progres water turbine. Parts of the distributor are shown. Water turbines harness the power of moving water as it rotates the blades (left). A variety of designs were developed in the 19th century. This one had a guaranteed efficiency of between 80 and 85 percent. Artwork from 'Moteurs' (1911) by French civil engineer Max de Nansouty (1854-1913), part of the 'Les merveilles de la science' series of 1867-1891 by Louis Figuier.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}