Light-Emitting Tag Testing in Conjunction with Testing of the Minimum Gap Runner Turbine Design at Bonneville Dam Powerhouse 1

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This report describes a pilot study conducted by Tom Carlson of PNNL and Mark Weiland of MEVATEC Corp to test the feasibility of using light-emitting tags to visually track objects passing through the turbine environment of a hydroelectric dam. Light sticks were released at the blade tip, mid-blade, and hub in the MGR turbine and a Kaplan turbine at Bonneville Dam and videotaped passing thru the dam to determine visibility and object trajectories.

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Carlson, Thomas J January 30, 2001.

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This report describes a pilot study conducted by Tom Carlson of PNNL and Mark Weiland of MEVATEC Corp to test the feasibility of using light-emitting tags to visually track objects passing through the turbine environment of a hydroelectric dam. Light sticks were released at the blade tip, mid-blade, and hub in the MGR turbine and a Kaplan turbine at Bonneville Dam and videotaped passing thru the dam to determine visibility and object trajectories.

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  • Other Information: PBD: 30 Jan 2001

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  • Report No.: PNNL-13415
  • Report No.: 400403209
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RLO1830
  • DOI: 10.2172/786779 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 786779
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc722321

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Carlson, Thomas J. Light-Emitting Tag Testing in Conjunction with Testing of the Minimum Gap Runner Turbine Design at Bonneville Dam Powerhouse 1, report, January 30, 2001; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc722321/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.