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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 26 March 2018
  • ISBN : 9780128129074
  • Page : 104 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Hydropower provides a complete discussion of the most up-to-date considerations of this method of creating renewable energy. After introducing the method’s history, the author explores various considerations for engineers, planners and managers who need to determine the best placement and size of a plant. The book then presents various types of hydropower systems, such as Run-of-River Schemes and various types of Dam and Turbines, also considering the important economic, environmental and geological impacts of each. Those involved in the planning, design and management of hydropower systems, such as engineers, researchers, managers and policymakers will find this book a very valuable and insightful resource. Explores different types of dams and turbines set alongside easy-to-understand diagrams, such as Embankment Dams, Concrete Arch Dams, Reaction Turbines and Francis Turbines Considers various economic and environmental factors significant for this type of project, such as resettlement, biodiversity and greenhouse gases Discusses best practices for locating a hydropower site and how to make important decisions regarding placement and method

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Hydropower

Hydropower
  • Author : Paul Breeze
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-03-26
  • ISBN : 9780128129074
GET THIS BOOKHydropower

Hydropower provides a complete discussion of the most up-to-date considerations of this method of creating renewable energy. After introducing the method’s history, the author explores various considerations for engineers, planners and managers who need to determine the best placement and size of a plant. The book then presents various types of hydropower systems, such as Run-of-River Schemes and various types of Dam and Turbines, also considering the important economic, environmental and geological impacts of each. Those involved in the

Hydro-Power

Hydro-Power
  • Author : Charles Simeons
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-04-24
  • ISBN : 9781483145617
GET THIS BOOKHydro-Power

Hydro-Power: The Use of Water as an Alternative Source of Energy deals with the use of water as an alternative source of energy. The principles of the technology involved in the extraction of energy from water for use in some other form are discussed, and some of the projects that are being undertaken in a number of countries are described. Comprised of 12 chapters, this book begins with an overview of global energy consumption and projections for energy demand, along with

Sustainable Hydropower in West Africa

Sustainable Hydropower in West Africa
  • Author : Amos Kabo-Bah,Chukwuemeka J. Diji
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-10
  • ISBN : 9780128130179
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Sustainable Hydropower in West Africa: Planning, Operation, and Challenges provides a comprehensive overview of the planning, deployment and management of hydropower in West Africa and similar regions. The authors use a practical approach to analyze available technology, modeling methodologies and sustainability aspects, such as the dependence between climate and hydropower, and socio-economic and environmental impacts. They discuss the need for innovative solutions and how to close research gaps in the field for this region. Although more than 50% of West Africa’

Modelling and Controlling Hydropower Plants

Modelling and Controlling Hydropower Plants
  • Author : German Ardul Munoz-Hernandez,Sa'ad Petrous Mansoor,Dewi Ieuan Jones
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-06-13
  • ISBN : 9781447122913
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Hydroelectric power stations are a major source of electricity around the world; understanding their dynamics is crucial to achieving good performance. The electrical power generated is normally controlled by individual feedback loops on each unit. The reference input to the power loop is the grid frequency deviation from its set point, thus structuring an external frequency control loop. The book discusses practical and well-documented cases of modelling and controlling hydropower stations, focused on a pumped storage scheme based in Dinorwig,

Hydropower in the New Millennium

Hydropower in the New Millennium
  • Author : B. Honningsvag,G.H. Midttomme,K. Repp,K. Vaskinn,T. Westeren
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-12-18
  • ISBN : 9781000151152
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The power sector has undergone a liberalization process both in industrialized and developing countries, involving market regimes, as well as ownership structure. These processes have called for new and innovative concepts, affecting both the operation of existing hydropower plants and transmission facilities, as well as the development and implementation of new projects. At the same time a sharper focus is being placed on environmental considerations. In this context it is important to emphasize the obvious benefits of hydropower as a

Power Generation Technologies

Power Generation Technologies
  • Author : Paul Breeze
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2005-02-04
  • ISBN : 0080480101
GET THIS BOOKPower Generation Technologies

This book makes intelligible the wide range of electricity generating technologies available today, as well as some closely allied technologies such as energy storage. The book opens by setting the many power generation technologies in the context of global energy consumption, the development of the electricity generation industry and the economics involved in this sector. A series of chapters are each devoted to assessing the environmental and economic impact of a single technology, including conventional technologies, nuclear and renewable (such

Hydroelectric Energy

Hydroelectric Energy
  • Author : Bikash Pandey,Ajoy Karki
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-11-17
  • ISBN : 9781315357164
GET THIS BOOKHydroelectric Energy

Providing essential theory and useful practical techniques for implementing hydroelectric projects, this book outlines the resources, power generation technologies, applications, and strengths and weaknesses for hydroelectric technologies. Emphasizing the links between energy and the environment, it serves as a useful background resource and facilitates decision-making regarding which renewable energy technology works best for different types of applications and regions. Including examples, real-world case studies, and lessons learned, each chapter contains exercise questions, references, and ample photographs and technical drawings from

International Journal on Hydropower & Dams

International Journal on Hydropower & Dams
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2004
  • ISBN : CORNELL:31924092830193
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Renewable Hydropower Technologies

Renewable Hydropower Technologies
  • Author : Basel I. Ismail
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2017-07-26
  • ISBN : 9789535133810
GET THIS BOOKRenewable Hydropower Technologies

For many years, hydropower played an essential role in the development of humanity and has a long and successful track record. It is a conventional renewable energy source for generating electricity in small- and large-scale production. Due to its important utilization and future prospects, various interesting topics of research related to hydroelectric power generation are covered in this book. This book is the result of significant contributions from several researchers and experts worldwide. It is hoped that the book will

Introduction to Hydro Energy Systems

Introduction to Hydro Energy Systems
  • Author : Hermann-Josef Wagner,Jyotirmay Mathur
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-06-26
  • ISBN : 364220709X
GET THIS BOOKIntroduction to Hydro Energy Systems

The authors have tried to strike a balance between a short book chapter and a very detailed book for subject experts. There are three prime reasons behind for doing so: first, the field is quite interdisciplinary and requires simplified presentation for a person from non-parent discipline. The second reason for this short-version of a full book is that both the authors have seen students and technically oriented people, who were searching for this type of book on hydro energy. The

Hydropower, Energy and the Environment

Hydropower, Energy and the Environment
  • Author : International Energy Agency
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1993
  • ISBN : UOM:39015032099494
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Chinese Experiences in Mini-hydropower Generation

Chinese Experiences in Mini-hydropower Generation
  • Author : Ruizhang Guo,China. Shui li pu,China. Shui li bu,United Nations Industrial Development Organization
  • Publisher : New York : United Nations
  • Release Date : 1985
  • ISBN : IND:30000088234780
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Hydropower Plants and Power Systems

Hydropower Plants and Power Systems
  • Author : Weijia Yang
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-04-13
  • ISBN : 9783030172428
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This book reports on a comprehensive study addressing the dynamic responses of hydropower plants under diverse conditions and disturbances, and analyzes their stability and oscillations. Multiple models based on eight existing hydropower plants in Sweden and China were developed and used for simulations and theoretical analysis with various degrees of complexity and for different purposes, and compared with on-site measurements for validations. The book offers important insights into the understanding of the hydraulic, mechanical and electrical coupling mechanisms, up to

Hydropower Economics

Hydropower Economics
  • Author : Finn R. Forsund
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-09-19
  • ISBN : 9780387730271
GET THIS BOOKHydropower Economics

There are few more urgent topics in today’s world, so full of ecological uncertainty. Hydropower Economics uses various econometric measures to examine sustainable alternative energy sources. It kicks off by modeling hydropower, yes, but it does not end there. Forsund has extended his model to include thermal power and wind power, too – forms of alternative energy that are taking on an ever larger profile.

Finding Out about Hydropower

Finding Out about Hydropower
  • Author : Matt Doeden
  • Publisher : Lerner Publications ™
  • Release Date : 2017-08-01
  • ISBN : 9781541508552
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Did you know people can turn the energy in rushing water into electricity? This hydropower can run the computer and the lights in your home. How exactly do we get it, though? And what is the impact on our environment? Read this book to find out all about hydropower.