Design of Karadj Hydroelectric Project

by R.D. Harza,
R.F. Edbrooke,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 4, Pg. 31-54

Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Design and construction of project near Tehran, Iran; high, double-curvature, thinconcrete arch dam is 178 m high and 390 m long, with 32 m thickness at base and 7.85 m at crest; powerhouse comprises two generating units composed of 42,100 kw Japan made generators and 49, 700 hp turbines; reservoir provides 115,600,000 cu m of annual storage for power generation and water supply.

Subject Headings: Hydro power | Arch dams | Water storage | Power plants | Curvature | Developing countries | Infrastructure construction | Thickness | Iran | Middle East | Tehran | Japan | Asia

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