Micro-hydro Design Manual

Micro-hydro Design Manual : A Guide to Small-scale Water Power Schemes

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This book has grown from Intermediate Technology's field experiences with micro-hydro installations and covers operation and maintenance, commissioning, electrical power, induction generators, electronic controllers, management, and energy surveys.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 208.28 x 294.64 x 25.4mm | 1,020.58g
  • ITDG Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 143 black & white line drawings, 87 black & white halftones
  • 1853391034
  • 9781853391033
  • 380,932

Table of contents

1 Introduction; 2 Hydrology and site survey; 3 Civil Works; 4 Commercial engineering *; 5 Turbines *; 6 Governing *; 7 Drive systems *; 8 Electrical power; 9 Financial evaluation; 10 Operation and maintenance; 11 Commissioning and testing; Appendices; Glossary; Bibliography; Suppliers index

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About Andy Brown

Adam Harvey has worked for the micro-hydro programme of IT (now Practical Action) in Nepal and Sri Lanka and on training courses for engineers from developing countries. He holds a PhD from the University of Warwick in the field of renewable energy.

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