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CPN seminar about China Hydroelectric Project Construction

By admin - Posted on 31 January 2009

Dear all,

We are very pleased to invite Dr. Weibiao Wang to give us the first CPN talk of 2009. Dr. Wang from Department of Geosciences, UiO, is also a professor at the Institute of Hydroelectric Engineering, Xi'an University of Technology. He has more than 20 year's working experience on hydroelectric engineering. He will talk about the Chinese Hydroelectric project construction in general aiming for a broad audience. Thus, everybody is encouraged to join this seminar.

Title: China Hydroelectric Project Construction
Abstract: see below (both in Chinese and English)
Speaker: Dr. Weibiao Wang from the Department of Geosciences, UiO
Time: Feb. 5, 2009, Thursday, 18:00 - 20:00
Place: Undervisningsrom 3 (3rd floor) in the UiO's new library building, which is marked
with number 27 on the attached map.

If you have any question or suggestion, please feel free to contact Lin Yong or Mai Tianyu.

Best regards,
Lin Yong and Mai Tianyu (on behalf of CPN Board)

西安理工大学水电学院 王为标


China Hydroelectric project construction
-taking the Three Gorges Project as a case study

Wang Weibiao
Institute of Hydroelectric Engineering, Xi’an University of Technology

This lecture briefly introduces the distribution of hydropower resources and the present hydropower development as well as the development strategy in China. The general structural types of dams are explained by using a few projects as examples and Chinese hydroelectric engineering achievements are presented. The layout and construction process of hydroelectric project is demonstrated by the Three Gorges Project case study.