Regla Steam Electric Station

by George T. Ingalls,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 3, Pg. 83-93

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 | Soil strength | Construction management | Ventilation | Viscosity | Oils | Steam power | Foundation construction

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