Probably the most important application of turbines to the generation of power on a great scale is that at Niagara Falls.
Where water power is available, turbines of a variety of types are in use.
Though no radical changes have been made in the design of turbines for some years, an immense amount of skill and ingenuity has been shown in perfecting and improving details, and such machines of great size and power are now constantly being made, and give every satisfaction when in use.
The most important naval station of the United 1 Small masses of water made to fall great distances and the use of turbines are important features of such plants.
An elementary presentation of the problem from a practical point of view will be found in Steam Turbines, by Dr A.