Circulating Water Systems of Steam Power Plantsby R.T. Richards,
Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 6, Pg. 1-11
Document Type: Journal Paper
Circulating water systems for condenser cooling at large steam power plants are major water-pumping facilities; some of system hydraulic features which require special attention are discussed: economics of pumping, calculation of pumping head, hydraulic design of pump suction chambers, maximum siphon recovery, air binding and water hammer.
Subject Headings: Water circulation | Hydro power | Power plants | Steam power | Pumps | Hydraulic design | Temperature effects | Cooling (wastewater treatment)
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