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 perspective
  • Helps readers understand complexity involved in large-scale interdisciplinary projects
  • Provides good insights on building procedures, precautions, and project management
  • Includes project planning, construction management and hydropower technology, QA/QC, HSE, and statutory requirements
  • Illustrates how to integrate good constructability/buildability into good design for the best monetary value

chapter 1|11 pages

Concepts of a Hydropower Project

chapter 4|42 pages

Contract and Administration Management

chapter 5|26 pages

Site Mobilization and Kick-Off

chapter 6|13 pages

River Diversion

chapter 7|18 pages

Reinforcement Cutting and Bending Yard

chapter 12|26 pages

Joints in Concrete Structures

chapter 14|13 pages

Health, Safety, and Environment

chapter 18|31 pages

Hydroelectric Power Houses