Design of Isolated Small Hydro Stations

by Marino Estrada, Escuela Colombiana de Ingenieria, Colombia,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Waterpower '89


This paper presents some ideas concerning the criteria for the design of small hydro power stations operating isolated, and specially those to be installed in remote areas. Subjects covered include headworks, forebays, penstocks, powerhouse and tailrace design.

Subject Headings: Power plants | Hydro power | History | Size effect | Turbines | Conduits

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