Fixed-Wheel Gates For Penstock Intakes

by Sylvan J. Skinner,


Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1959, Vol. 124, Issue 1, Pg. 740-768


Document Type: Journal Paper

Discussion: Bowman Joseph R. (See full record)
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Abstract: Application of gates, valves and control mechanisms for hydroelectric installations; use and relative merits of various types of gates; lack of published information on actual overall design of high head flat structural steel fixed wheel gates for emergency closure of penstock or other conduit intakes; major design problems and present design treatment by Bureau of Reclamation.

Subject Headings: Gates (hydraulic) | Conduits | Valves | Structural control | Hydro power | Information management | Head (fluid mechanics) | Steel structures

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