Regla Steam Electric Station

by G.T. Ingalls,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 3, Pg. 89-100

Document Type: Journal Paper


Paper describes design of 4-unit, high viscosity oil fueled steam electric station; design of foundations to cope with stiff clay, rock strata, and slag deposits; aspects of outdoor type construction, strengthening gantry crane, and ventilating louvres for turbogenerator housings; outdoor type of construction was found ideal for ventilation but had disadvantages during driving rains, therefore sides were enclosed with corrugated asbestos.

Subject Headings: Foundation design | Steam power | Soil strength | Construction management | Ventilation | Viscosity | Oils | Foundation construction

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