Authors: Jafar Mehdi Hassan, Salman Hussien Omran, Laith Jaafer Habeeb, Alamaslamani Ammar Fadhil Shnawa, Adrian Ciocănea

Hydraulic Power Plants: A Textbook for Engineering Students

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Library License: US $276
ISBN: 978-981-14-9410-9 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-14-9412-3 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2021
DOI: 10.2174/97898114941231210101

Introduction

Hydraulic Power Plants is a textbook for engineering students which explains the construction of hydraulic power plants. The book presents the theory of the working process for each part, i.e. the kinematics and molecular dynamics of liquids flowing through hydraulic machines and systems. The information is presented in a simple manner necessary for understanding their operational conditions and basic numerical relationships. The chapters explain concepts with several drawings and charts to aid the reader, along with relevant specifications, working examples and solved problems, which can be applied in designing practice and maintenance of hydroelectric power plants, pumping stations and pump installations.

Hydraulic Power Plants emphasizes the need of young engineers to acquire knowledge about efficiency in using the tools for the study and design for components of hydraulic power plants such as turbines, pumps and penstocks in a straightforward format, making it an ideal reference for introductory hydraulics and mechanical engineering courses.

Foreword

- Pp. i-ii (2)
Riyadh S. Al-Turaihi
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Preface

- Pp. iii
Jafar Mehdi Hassan
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The Momentum Equation and Its Application

- Pp. 1-20 (20)
Jafar Mehdi Hassan, Salman Hussien Omran, Laith Jaafer Habeeb, Alamaslamani Ammar Fadhil Shnawa and Adrian Ciocănea

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Impulse Water Turbine

- Pp. 21-48 (28)
Jafar Mehdi Hassan, Salman Hussien Omran, Laith Jaafer Habeeb, Alamaslamani Ammar Fadhil Shnawa and Adrian Ciocănea

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Reaction Turbines

- Pp. 49-102 (54)
Jafar Mehdi Hassan, Salman Hussien Omran, Laith Jaafer Habeeb, Alamaslamani Ammar Fadhil Shnawa and Adrian Ciocănea

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Similarity Laws for Turbine Specific Speed and Cavitations

- Pp. 103-123 (21)
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Centrifugal and Positive Displacement Pumps

- Pp. 124-210 (87)
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References

- Pp. 211
Jafar Mehdi Hassan, Salman Hussien Omran, Laith Jaafer Habeeb, Alamaslamani Ammar Fadhil Shnawa and Adrian Ciocănea
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Subject Index

- Pp. 212-219 (8)
Jafar Mehdi Hassan, Salman Hussien Omran, Laith Jaafer Habeeb, Alamaslamani Ammar Fadhil Shnawa and Adrian Ciocănea
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