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engineering


Frost-Heaving Problems and Solutions for Power Engineers
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For the progressive development of modern civilization, access to minerals is critical. The main recoverable reserves of such minerals are often located at high latitudes. For example, a significant number…


Preconstruction Strategies: Subcontractor Prequalification

Implementing sound prequalification processes has proven to be a winning strategy for successful power industry projects. Formal preconstruction phases have increasingly been employed to control costs for capital projects in…


Black & Veatch to Support Development of U.S. Renewable Energy Expertise and Technology Exports

Global power business expanding U.S. decarbonization expertise through appointment of advisor to Department of Commerce’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Black & Veatch has further…


Are Model and Field Liquid Collection Efficiency the Same? No.
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“Because droplet trajectories and deposition patterns cannot be modeled simultaneously with the liquid-film motion, physical-flow models cannot be used to accurately determine the collection efficiency of the final recommended liquid-collection…


Understanding Hydro Turbine Draft Tubes and Their Importance

Significant engineering goes into every hydropower facility. Among the items that require detailed design work are draft tubes, which are basically conical diffusers installed at the outlet of turbine runners.…