Steel Penstocks

ASCE ... 320 pages - Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers; 2nd edition (August, 2012) ...
Language: English - ISBN-10: 0784412162 - ISBN-13: 978-0784412169 ...

This book stands as a complete guide to the design, installation, and maintenance of the closed conduits between a free water surface and hydroelectric power stations. This new, thoroughly updated edition provides recommendations and technical guidance for all aspects of steel penstocks, including tunnel liners, wyes, and branch outlets. It also provides practical, comprehensive information regarding the economic, safety, and environmental aspects of designing and implementing steel penstocks at hydropower stations. Chapters offer both background commentary and specific requirements, and a final chapter contains 10 worked examples of design problems. Hydroelectric engineers, designers, and facility managers use MOP 79 as the go-to reference for steel penstocks.

Steel Penstocks, ASCE

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