Reliability Analysis of Hydropower Equipment

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Department of the Army U.S. Army Corps of Engineers CECW-EE Washington, DC 20314-1000 EP 1110-2-550 Technical Letter No. 1110-2-550 30 May 1997 Engineering and Design RELIABILITY ANALYSIS OF HYDROPOWER EQUIPMENT Distribution Restriction Statement Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY ETL 1110-2-550 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers CECW-EE Washington, DC 20314-1000 Technical Letter No. 1110-2-550 30 May 1997 Engineering and Design RELIABILITY ANALYSIS OF HYDROPOWER EQUIPMENT 1. Purpose a. In FY 1992, major rehabilitation projects This engineer technical letter (ETL) provides basic and Flood Control, Mississippi River and guidance for assessing the reliability of hydropower Tributaries, appropriation accounts. Total equipment and establishes an engineering basis for implementation costs of hydropower rehabilitation rehabilitation investment decisions. The projects must be in excess of $5.3 million for FY methodology, concepts, and background 1998 submittals, and the work must extend over information are briefly stated with further two full construction seasons to qualify under the explanation and examples in the appendices. This major rehabilitation program. The cost threshold letter also references the hydropower benefits amounts are adjusted annually for inflation as analysis and the economic models as they relate to published in the Annual Program and Budget hydropower rehabilitation projects. Request for Civil Works Activities, Corps of 2. Applicability economic analysis than in the past. Not only is it This ETL applies to all HQUSACE elements and major rehabilitation work exceed the cost, but it USACE commands having responsibilities for civil must also be demonstrated that each component in a works hydroelectric power plant projects. rehabilitation plan is incrementally justified and that 3. References major rehabilitation work must be supported by the Required and related publications are listed in water resource development projects. The Chap- Appendix A. ter 3 of the ER 1130-2-500 establishes the policy 4. Background established guidance for the preparation and Reliability analyses are a required and significant Evaluation Reports for annual program and budget part of the economic justification for funding of submissions. They should be consulted for the most rehabilitation and major maintenance projects. recent policy on types of improvements that can be began being budgeted under Construction, General, Engineers, EC 11-2-172. Proposals for these projects are subjected to a much more rigorous necessary to show that the monetary benefits of the combination of components proposed yields the maximum net benefits. In short, proposals for same level of economic analysis as that for new for major rehabilitation at completed Corps projects. The Chapter 3 of the EP 1130-2-500 submission of Major Rehabilitation Projects pursued under the Major Rehabilitation program This technical letter supersedes ETL 1110-2-337, dated 30 June 1994.
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