Chapter 8. Going with the Flow: Water, Dams, and Hydropower

  1. Prof. Franklin Hadley Cocks

Published Online: 21 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627035.ch8

Energy Demand and Climate Change: Issues and Resolutions

Energy Demand and Climate Change: Issues and Resolutions

How to Cite

Cocks, F. H. (2009) Going with the Flow: Water, Dams, and Hydropower, in Energy Demand and Climate Change: Issues and Resolutions, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527627035.ch8

Author Information

  1. Duke University, Pratt School of Engineering, Durham NC 27708, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527324460

Online ISBN: 9783527627035

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Keywords:

  • hydroelectric power;
  • water turbines;
  • dams;
  • dam-less hydropower

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Basics of Hydroelectric Power

  • Water Turbines

  • Hydropower Problems

  • Hydropower Schemes

  • Dam-less Hydropower: Evaporation Schemes

  • Dam-less Hydropower: Flowing Water

  • Recommended Reading