American Society of Civil Engineers


Waterpower ’97


by Daniel J. Mahoney, (editor), (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission)
New York, NY: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-7844-0266-5 / 0-7844-0266-3, 1997, 2392 pp., 3 vols.; ISSN: 1057-1841     (Barcode: RMI MK31520, 796865737)

Conference information: International Conference on Hydropower; August 5-8, 1997, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

ASCE sponsor: Energy Division

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Document type: Books - Conference Proceedings
Abstract: This proceedings consists of papers presented at the Waterpower ’97 specialty conference. This international conference on hydropower was held in Atlanta, Georgia, August 5-8, 1997. It covers a wide range of topics pertaining to hydropower—from aquatic habitats to water quality. Volume I of the proceedings discusses such issues as: 1) aquatic habitats; 2) civil works; 3) dam stabilization; 4) economics and finances; 5) environmental issues; 6) fisheries; and 7) generators, electrical systems and controls. The second volume explores hydraulic design; licensing; performance testing; privatization; project case studies; and recreation. Finally, Volume III presents papers on rehabilitation; research and development; reservoir systems; restructuring; risk analysis; turbines; and water quality.


ASCE Subject Headings:
Aquatic habitats
Dam safety
Environmental issues
Hydro power
Water quality