Small Hydropower - Humanitas
Dimitris Papantonis

Small Hydropower

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ISBN: 9780323917575
Author : Dimitris Papantonis
Published: 2023
Publisher: Elsevier
Language: English
Format: Paperback / softback
Format: 9.25×7.5
<p><i>Small Hydropower: Design and Analysis</i> presents a comprehensive guide to the design, operation and maintenance of small hydropower plants. Using detailed diagrams and illustrations, the book examines the classifications, components, equipment, feasibility and analysis of each aspect of SHPs. Following a broad introduction, the book discusses classification approaches based on head, discharge, capacity, etc., analyzes site selection, and gives an overview of key development stages. SHP components for civil engineering works and electro-mechanical equipment have dedicated chapters that are followed by a chapter on how to design new components for the civil, mechanical and electrical aspects of a plant. </p> <p>Subsequent chapters provide guidance on economic and financial analysis, environmental impact, troubleshooting and diagnosis in operating plants, and refurbishment and upgradation of SHPs, when and why this is needed, and how to approach it. Finally, several case studies provide real-world examples of SHPs in operation, giving readers insight into the practical needs of operating SHPs.</p>

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