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Useful hydroelectric standards and guides Revision 1 April 30, 2007

Useful Standards, Manuals and Guides For Hydroelectric work


Documents preceded by an asterisk can be downloaded from the internet at no charge Governors IEEE 125-1988: Recommended practice for preparation of equipment specifications for speed governing of Hydraulic Turbines Intended to Drive Electric Generators http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/standards.jsp IEEE 115-1983: Test procedures for synchronous machines IEEE 421.2-1990: Guide for identification, testing and evaluation of the dynamic performance of excitation control machines IEEE 421.5- 1992: Recommended practice for excitation system models for power system stability studies ASME Power Test code 29 1965: Speed Governing systems for Hydraulic Turbine Generator units http://www.asme.org/Codes/ *Bureau of Reclamation Mechanical Governors for Hydroelectric units Facilities Instructions, Standards, and Techniques, Volume 2-3 revised 2002 http://www.usbr.gov/power/data/fist_pub.html Alignment: *Bureau of Reclamation: Alignment of Vertical Shaft Hydro Units Facilities Instructions, Standards, and Techniques, Volume 2-1 revised 2001 http://www.usbr.gov/power/data/fist_pub.html Canadian Electricity Association: 000G1967- published 1998 Hydroelectric Turbine Generator units Guide for Erection Tolerances and Shaft System Alignment http://www.ceatech.ca/index.php Balancing: International Standards Organisation: ISO 7919-5 Mechanical vibration of non-reciprocating machines-measurements on rotating shafts and evaluation criteria - Part 5 Machine sets in hydraulic power generating and pumping plants http://www.iso.org/iso/en/CatalogueDetailPage.CatalogueDetail?CSNUMBER=38390&scopelist *Bureau of Reclamation: Field balancing of large rotating machinery Facilities Instructions, Standards, and Techniques, Volume 2-2 1998 http://www.usbr.gov/power/data/fist_pub.html

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Greaseless bushings *US Army Corps of Engineers: Greaseless bushings for Hydropower applications: Program, Testing and Results CERL report 99/104 1999 http://www.cecer.army.mil/td/tips/pub/details.cfm?PUBID=2062&TOP=1 *US Army Corps of Engineers: Field Evaluation of Self-lubricated Mechanical Components for Civil Works Navigation Structures Report EDRC/CERL SR-04-8 http://www.cecer.army.mil/td/tips/pub/details.cfm?PUBID=4700&AREA=6

Overhauls: *Bureau of Reclamation: Mechanical overhaul procedures for Hydroelectric units Facilities Instructions, Standards, and Techniques, Volume 2-1 2000 http://www.usbr.gov/power/data/fist_pub.html *Bureau of Reclamation: Turbine Repair Facilities Instructions, Standards, and Techniques, Volume 2-5 2000 http://www.usbr.gov/power/data/fist_pub.html

Penstocks and piping *Bureau of Reclamation: Inspection of steel penstocks and pressure conduits Facilities Instructions, Standards, and Techniques, Volume 2-8 1996 http://www.usbr.gov/power/data/fist_pub.html ASME B31.1- 2004 Power piping ASME B31.3: 2002 Process piping ASME B31G 1991: Manual for determining the remaining strength of corroded pipe lines

Sluice gates *US Army Corps of Engineers: Engineering design of Vertical lift gates Engineer manual: EM 1110-2-2701, 1997 http://www.usace.army.mil/publications/eng-manuals/em.htm Hydropower station design *Engineer Manual EM-2-1701 Engineering and Design- Hydropower 1985 http://www.usace.army.mil/publications/eng-manuals/em.htm

Copper tubing and piping *Canadian Copper association Downloads for data and applications for copper piping and tubing http://www.coppercanada.ca/publications.htm Generators and turbines: Standard: IEEE 1095-1989 Guide for Installation of Vertical Generators and Generator/motors for hydroelectric Application

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Standard: IEEE 810-1987 (R2001) Standards for Hydraulic Turbine and Generator Integrally Forged Shaft couplings and shaft runout tolerances (Covers bolting requirements)

*Bureau of Reclamation: Stress Analysis of Hydraulic turbine parts Engineering monograph #30 1962 http://www.usbr.gov/pmts/hydraulics_lab/pubs/EM/EM30.pdf Lifting equipment ASME B30.2 2001: Overhead and Gantry cranes (Top running , bridge, single or multiple girder, top running trolley hoist)

ASME B30.11: Monorails and underhung cranes ASME B30.16 : Overhead hoists (underhung) CMAA Specification #70: Specifications for overhead traveling cranes CSA B167-96: Safety standard for maintenance and inspection of overhead cranes, gantry cranes, monorail hoists and trolleys. Electrical Safety code: CSA C22.2 No33 M1984: Construction and test of Electric Cranes and Hoists
Crane Manufacturers of America: CMMA Specification #70-Specifications for Electric Overhead Traveling cranes http://www.mhiastore.org/category.cfm?Category=39 *Whiting Crane Handbook: 3rd Edition
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Equipment painting The Society for protective coatings (http://www.sspc.org/ ) SSPC #10: Near white metal blast cleaning SSPC Vis 1: Pictorial Surface Preparation Standards SSPC PA2: Dry film measurement using non destructive magnetic gauges ASTM E337: Test for Relative humidity by Wet and dry bulb Psychomotor