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A Practical Guide to Construction of Hydropower Facilities, Hardback Book


This book deals with the narratives of water to watt, which includes elementary conceptual design, modern planning, scheduling and monitoring systems, and extensive pre- and post-investigations pertaining to hydropower facilities.

It also includes explorations to ensure aspects of dam safety evaluation, effective contract management, specialized construction management techniques, and preferred material and equipment handling systems.

Special emphasis is placed upon health, safety, environmental, and risk management concepts.

The book discusses a standard QA/QC system to measure and assure quality and an environmental impact assessment to reach the set target in the stipulated timeline within the approved budget. Key Features:Offers comprehensive coverage of hydro-structures and practical coverage from an industry perspectiveHelps readers understand complexity involved in large-scale interdisciplinary projectsProvides good insights on building procedures, precautions, and project managementIncludes project planning, construction management and hydropower technology, QA/QC, HSE, and statutory requirementsIllustrates how to integrate good constructability/buildability into good design for the best monetary value


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 428 pages, 89 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
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  • Category: Power generation & distribution
  • ISBN: 9780815378051