An Introduction to Hydroelectric Power Plants (Paperback)

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This publication provides introductory technical guidance for electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, civil engineers and other professional engineers, construction managers and power system operators interested in design and construction of hydroelectric power plants. Here is what is discussed: 1. INTRODUCTION, 2. POWER SYSTEM OPERATION, 3. TYPES OF HYDROPOWER PROJECTS, 4. COMPONENTS OF HYDRO PROJECTS, 5. COMPONENTS OF A POWERHOUSE, 6. TYPES OF TURBINES.

About the Author

Paul Guyer is a registered civil engineer, mechanical engineer, fire protection engineer and architect with 35 years of experience designing buildings and related infrastructure. For an additional 9 years he was a principal staff advisor to the California Legislature on capital outlay and infrastructure issues. He is a graduate of Stanford University and has held numerous national, state and local offices with the American Society of Civil Engineers, Architectural Engineering Institute and National Society of Professional Engineers. He is a Fellow of ASCE and AEI.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781540627919
ISBN-10: 1540627918
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: November 25th, 2016
Pages: 56
Language: English