Description: This guide covers general recommendations for the operation, loading, and maintenance of hydro-generators and generator/motors (pump/turbines), having salient pole rotors and conventional cooling systems. It does not apply to generators having cylindrical rotors. In this guide, the term hydro-generator is used to describe a generator driven by a hydraulic turbine or water wheel. This guide is not intended to supplant specific or general instructions contained in the manufacturer's instruction book or in any contractual agreement between the manufacturer and the purchaser of a given machine.
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