Description: The purpose of this standard is to recommend minimum performance characteristics and equipment relating to governors for controlling hydraulic turbines intended to drive electric generators and to aid in preparation of procurement specifications. This standard applies to mechanical-hydraulic or electric-hydraulic type governors for all types of hydraulic turbines including but not limited to the following types: impulse turbines; Francis turbines; fixed blade (axial or mixed-flow) turbines; adjustable blade (axial or mixed-flow) turbines; and pump turbines.
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