Hydraulic Design of the Sandow Pumping Plant

by R.T. Richards,
E.T. Keck,
J. Junget,


Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 2, Pg. 1-11


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Vertical turbine pump installation provides make-up water for cooling pond serving circulating water system of 300 mw steam power plant of Aluminum Co of America near Rockdale, Tex; pumping facility is unusual in its combination of large vertical pumps, long and irregular pipe line profile and surge and flow control problems; hydraulic features of plant described; solutions to some unusual design problems.

Subject Headings: Pumping stations | Hydraulic design | Pumps | Water circulation | Hydro power | Power plants | Water pipelines | Steam power

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