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Three Gorges Project and Dam – China (8)

Three Gorges Project and Dam - China (8)

Description

Three Gorges Project and Dam (Yichang, China, 2002-2007). Concrete gravity dam.

 

Length:  2300 m
Height: 181 m.
Powerplant:

32 Francis turbines (700 MW each)

 

Free-surface aeration along the bottom outlet jet flow downstream of the spillway section on 20 Oct. 2004 (V = 35 m/s).

Author

Hubert Chanson

Date

2004

Copyright

Hubert Chanson, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Queensland, Australia

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