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Pumps as Turbines a Users Guide by Arthur Williams 2nd edition. This small book is a practical guide for engineers and technicians involved in designing and installing small water-power schemes(micro hydro). Discusses the use of standard pump units as a low-cost alternative to conventional turbines(pelton wheels etc) to provide stand-alone electricity generation. This updated 2nd edition (2003) includes a case study from a recent scheme installed in collaboration with ITDG Kenya. Chapters are;
Applications for pumps as a turbines
Why use a pump as a turbine
Choices of pump type
Pump and turbine performance curves
Design of the civil works
Design of the electrical system
Selecting a pump as turbine for a particular site
Operation of a pump as turbine
Scheme case studies

Softcover, 70 pages, 150mm x 210mm, b&w photos and drawings, brand new. Check out my other listings for more books Im happy to combine postage where possible. Pickup is at Seddon. Please click here to ask a question
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