Movement of Heated Water Discharges from Power Plants in Man-Made Lakes

  1. William C. Ackermann,
  2. Gilbert F. White,
  3. E.B. Worthington and
  4. J. Loreena Ivens
  1. Barry A. Benedict1,
  2. Edward M. Polk Jr.1,
  3. Frank L. Parker1,
  4. Louis M. Motz1 and
  5. John E. Edinger2

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM017p0327

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

How to Cite

Benedict, B. A., Polk, E. M., Parker, F. L., Motz, L. M. and Edinger, J. E. (1973) Movement of Heated Water Discharges from Power Plants in Man-Made Lakes, in Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects (eds W. C. Ackermann, G. F. White, E.B. Worthington and J. L. Ivens), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM017p0327

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37235

  2. 2

    Towne School of Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1973

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900179

Online ISBN: 9781118664117

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Keywords:

  • Ambient velocity;
  • Cooling water discharges;
  • Densimetric Froude number;
  • Diffusion models;
  • Heated surface jet;
  • Heated water;
  • Man-made lakes;
  • Warmwater wedges

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Classification of Heated Water Distributions and Models

  • Proposed Models

  • Further Work