A Marine Thruster in Small Scale Hydropower

by Steve Lowry, J. F. Sato & Associates Inc, Littleton, CO, USA,
Lee Sheldon, J. F. Sato & Associates Inc, Littleton, CO, USA,
Alan Crymes, J. F. Sato & Associates Inc, Littleton, CO, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Waterpower '85

Abstract: A 70 kW hydroelectric plant utilizing a marine thruster as a turbine was commissioned in May, 1985. The thruster, the construction management, the site conditions and the testing program were all unique and are discussed.

Subject Headings: Hydro power | Thrust | Construction sites | Power plants | Turbines | Head (fluid mechanics)

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