Hydropower Developments: New Projects and Rehabilitation (IMechE Seminar Publications 2000-17)

Hydropower Developments: New Projects and Rehabilitation (IMechE Seminar Publications 2000-17)

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This collection of nine papers from the November 2000 seminar features projects recently and currently being carried by companies internationally. Several case studies are discussed, such as the refurbishment of Rannoch Power Station, Scotland, the new hydroelectric unit at the existing Gitaru Underground Power Station in Kenya, and the design and

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Contract and research models: detailed pressure survey of a lattice valve seal under high-flow conditions. Component development: fit for pressure - an investigation into the behaviour of "Piano Note" elastoneric seals; high-pressure components review at Ffestiniog pump storage power station; generator motor air cooler improvements within hydroelectric power generation. New projects: design and supply of mechanical equipment for the Muela Power Station, Lesotho; Gitaru Unit No 1 - 80MW in three years; Beeston Hydroelectric Power Station development. Rehabilitation in Scotland: a strategy for the refurbishment of a 1080MW generaiton portfolio; the refurbishment of Rannoch Power Station including replacement of the spiral casing.

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  • publication date: 29/11/2000
  • ISBN13: 9781860583179
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 108
  • ID: 9781860583179
  • weight: 408
  • ISBN10: 1860583172

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