Tunnels and Vertical Shafts for Pumped-Storage

by Tsun-Hou Kuan, Colorado State Univ, United States,
Maurice L. Albertson, Colorado State Univ, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Waterpower '89

Abstract: Economic considerations are of primary importance to the planning and designing of pumped-storage in an electrical generation and distribution system. This paper deals with the optimum planning, design and construction of vertical shafts and tunnels which are frequently used for pumped-storage. Subjects covered include water flow considerations, mathematical models, sizing, and others.

Subject Headings: Waste storage | Shafts | Hydrologic models | Water flow | Mathematics | Mathematical models | Hydro power

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