Micro-hydro Design Manual: A Guide to Small-scale Water Power SchemesPaperback
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- Publisher: ITDG Publishing
- Format: Paperback | 400 pages
- Dimensions: 208mm x 295mm x 25mm | 1,021g
- Publication date: 1 December 1993
- Publication City/Country: London
- ISBN 10: 1853391034
- ISBN 13: 9781853391033
- Illustrations note: 143 black & white line drawings, 87 black & white halftones
- Sales rank: 393,499
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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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.
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