An Introduction to Hydroelectric Power Plant Sizing (Paperback)
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This publication provides introductory technical guidance for civil engineers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers and other professional engineers, construction managers and electric utility operators interested in sizing of hydroelectric power plants and their integration into electric utility systems. Here is what is discussed: 1. INTRODUCTION, 2. PROCEDURE FOR SIZING POWERPLANTS, 3. POWER SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS AND MARKETABILITY CONSIDERATIONS, 4. PHYSICAL CONSTRAINTS, 5. ENVIRONMENTAL AND NON-POWER OPERATING CONSTRAINTS, 6. SELECTION OF ALTERNATIVE POWER INSTALLATIONS, 7. DEPENDABLE CAPACITY, 8. INTERMITTENT CAPACITY, 9. FLEXIBILITY, 10. MEASURES FOR FIRMING UP PEAKING CAPACITY, 11. HOURLY OPERATION STUDIES,
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.