Wasser, Wehre und Turbinen: Alte Speicher-und Laufwasserkraftwerke

    Full details

    English titleWater, weirs and turbines: Old storage and run-off-river power plants
    Authors & editors

    Mattner, Ulrich [Author]

    Publisher Beton-Verlag, Düsseldorf
    Year of publication 1990

    German (main text)

    Medium Book

    Generation of Electricity > Hydropower
    Wind & watermills > Other Europe (not GB) > Germany, Austria & Switzerland


    Scope & contentSummary Translation
    A book about hydro-power stations and turbines. The last page outlines the use of water power over the last 2000 years, including mention of hydro-powered saw mills on the Moselle in the fourth and fifth centuries, and mentions of water driven bellows, hammers and fulling mills from the 11th century.The book is richly illustrated with colour photos, mainly of turbines and power stations.

    Copies held

    Accession no. 229881

    • Shelf location: G300-MAT
    • Donor: Michael Dufau Collection