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The Itaipu hydroelectric project 12600 MW design and construction features



Itaipu project and its execution. Project feasibility studies. Project Layout. Geology, geothechnical investigations and foundation treatment. Construction plannig, plant and schedule. River diversion and cofferdams. Diversion control structure and closure equipment. Earthfill and rockfill dams. Hollow gravity and buttress dams. Powerhouse arrangement and design. Principal powerplant equipment. Power intakes : equipment and penstocks. Spillway; hydrology, basic design and hydraulic model tests. Geomechanica and structural model tests. Instrumentation for evaluation of performance of Itaipu structures.

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