Assessing Fault Rupture Hazard for the Proposed Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada: Demonstration of a Methodology Using Expert Judgments
As part of the Electric Power Research Institute's High Level Waste (EPRI HLW) performance assessment, we have developed and demonstrated a methodology to estimate the magnitude and likelihood...

Tolerance Requirements for Remote Handling at the Hanford Vitrification Project
A new and innovative approach to installation of the many remote nozzles and electrical connectors that must be installed to demanding tolerances has been developed by the architect/engineer...

A Computer Model for Multiplant Hydroelectric System Simulation
An interactive computer model of a multi-plant hydrothermal electric power generating system has been developed that roughly captures the main features of the British Columbia Hydro system....

Optimization of Operations—The Manitoba Hydro Experience
As part of a decision support system, Manitoba Hydro implemented a comprehensive optimization model for operations planning in the mid 1980's (Barritt-Flatt and Cormie 1991). Since that...

Plant Modernization and its Role in the Efficient Use of Water Resources
Engineers and hydrologists alike are challenged with the task of developing hydro projects which satisfy a broad spectrum of criteria. Specific criteria employed by resource agencies and...

Identifying the True Issues of Hydropower Resource Development in an Era of Public and Regulatory Policy Transition
The last several years have produced changes in public and regulatory policy that have provided for increased roles and participation of resource agencies, Native Americans, and the public...

Maintenance Management of Power Transmission Lines
An adb-based maintenance management system, KUHA, was developed in Finland to enable more efficient maintenance of power transmission lines. The system is used for strategic planning in...

Cable-in-Conduit Superconductors for MAGLEV Magnet Systems
A major advantage of using a Nb3Sn Cable-in-Conduit Conductor (CICC) for MAGLEV lies in its demonstrated capability to operate in supercritical helium....

Energy Facility Siting in Coastal Zones
Siting constraints to the development of coastal energy facilities may lengthen or complicate the siting process. These constraints have evolved over the history of coastal energy facilities....

T. L. James Marine Group Beach Nourishment Projects
To complete the referred to projects as used the highly maneuverable, 1,300 cubic-yard-capacity hopper dredges ATCHAFALAYA and MERMENTAU, both of which are self-propelled, split-hopper,...

Numerical Estimation of Macrodispersivities in Heterogeneous Self-similar Aquifers
Numerical simulations of contaminant transport in a stratified aquifer characterized by a self-similar distribution of hydraulic conductivity were performed. Macrodispersivities were calculated...

Stormwater Infiltration Design Based on Rainfall Statistics and Soil Hydraulics
When comparing stormwater infiltration with other methods for stormwater drainage an appropriate design procedure is necessary. The method proposed for future Danish guidelines is based...

Field-Scale Research at the TVA Columbus Groundwater Research Test Site
TVA has been conducting large-scale field experiments at their Columbus Groundwater Research test site at Columbus Air Force Base since 1983. This work has been performed in cooperation...

Long Range Planning for System Rehabilitation and Improvement
The Turlock Irrigation District, located in the Central Valley of California, supplies irrigation water to 150,000 acres and electricity to over 60,000 customers. The District's irrigation...

AGWATER©
The AGWATER computer program is an interactive learning, teaching, and pre-season evaluation tool regarding agricultural irrigation. It combines the concepts of irrigation scheduling,...

Issues in Balancing Environmental Costs and Benefits in Water Resources Planning
Water projects differ in their physical and economic characteristics and their environmental impacts. Many environmental impacts are addressed through project design and these associated...

Field-Scale Research at the TVA Columbus Groundwater Research Test Site
TVA has been conducting large-scale field experiments at their Columbus Groundwater Research test site at Columbus Air Force Base since 1983. This work has been performed in cooperation...

Large-Scale Embankment Overtopping Protection Tests
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Colorado State University (CSU), and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) have an ongoing cooperative research effort to determine...

Selective Withdrawal for Reducing Turbid Water in a Reservoir
This paper deals with improvemental operations of the selective withdrawal facilities as one of the comprehensive technics for shortening the turbid water stay after floods flown into...

The Design and Development of A Road/Rail Power Unit
The road/rail power unit was designed and developed by Saskatchewan Highways and Transportation to provide low cost motive power on low-density disconnected rail lines. The power unit...

 

 

 

 

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