Electronic Computer Use in Scoping Power Projects

by P.R. Grimes,
G.H. Von Gunten,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 1, Pg. 1-20

Document Type: Journal Paper


Benefits resulting from computer applications to formulation of Pacific Northwest power projects; on project such as John Day, electronic data processing readily involves savings of $30,000,000 to $50,000,000 over determinations that have been applied and accepted as good practice in past; assumed savings in case of John Day plant are detailed.

Subject Headings: Computing in civil engineering | Energy consumption | Power plants | Computer software | Case studies | Pacific Northwest | United States

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