Critical Features of Custom Design Hydro Gates

by C. K. Sehgal, Harza Engineering Co, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Waterpower '89


Large hydro gates are custom designed to suit each particular installation. To prevent overlooking a feature that could lead to future problems, a check list of the numerous features should be considered when designing the gate equipment. This article presents a list of these features for different types of gates and hoists and the problems likely to arise, if these features are not given adequate consideration.

Subject Headings: Gates (hydraulic) | Hydraulic design | Hydro power | Equipment and machinery | Hoisting | Power plants | Radiation | Sliding effects

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