Robert Moses Procurement and Model Tests — A Contractor's Perspective

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by G. Charles Allen, Jr., Voith Hydro Inc, York, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Waterpower '91: A New View of Hydro Resources

Abstract: This paper discusses (1) the need to provide realistic cost/benefit evaluation criteria in turbine bid specifications and (2) the benefits of competitive model testing. Recent procurement and model test efforts for the Robert Moses Niagara Power Project are used to illustrate these topics.

Subject Headings: Model tests | Hydro power | Procurement | Benefit cost ratios | Turbines | Power plants | Hydraulic models | Bids |

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