International experts in the field of hydropower come together in this informative volume to explore hydraulic design and new developments, as well as rehabilitation upgrades and new applications. This volume covers examples of projects being carried out - innovative new designs of turbines, the challenges faced when refurbishing old plant, and latest technology in the capturing of energy from low weirs, rivers, and oceans. Topics include: Hydraulic design/new developments Innovation re-engineering Rehabilitation Upgrades/applications Hydropower Developments - New Projects, Rehabilitation, and Power Recovery will be essential for anyone wishing to keep up-to-date with developments in the hydropower industry including design manufacturers, consultants, contractors, operators, and all those involved in the hydroelectric power industry.M B WIDDEN, M J FRENCH, and G A AGGIDIS Engineering Department, Lancaster University, UK ABSTRACT On many rivers of the world, a great deal of energy is going to waste at low weirs - but hydropower from low heads is generallyanbsp;...
|Author||:||IMechE (Institution of Mechanical Engineers)|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2005-04-15|