Information Connection: Book available on mechanical design for hydropower

The Guide to Hydropower Mechanical Design, prepared by the ASME Hydro Power Technical Committee, is available for purchase from PennWell.

The guide draws on the insights and experiences of more than 40 of the world’s leading hydro experts to provide a careful and thorough overview of existing best practices. The result is a comprehensive reference for individuals who design hydropower facilities, maintain and procure equipment, or produce and distribute electricity.

The contents of the 275-page book are:

  • Introduction
  • Basic considerations
  • Hydraulic turbines
  • Governors
  • Major valves
  • Trashracks and cleaning devices
  • Gates
  • Lifting equipment
  • Auxiliary systems
  • Equipment for environmental control
  • Equipment layout considerations
  • Hydraulic transients
  • Inspection and testing
  • Maintenance and operation considerations
  • Appendix
  • Index

To purchase the book for $150.00, click here.

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