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DRAW-DOWN PERIOD [1 record]

Record 1 1999-02-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Hydroelectric Power Stations
DEF

The minimum period required to empty the reservoir from the highest to the lowest level normally allowable in use through the turbines of its own station, assuming the absence of all natural inflows.

Key term(s)
  • draw-off period
  • draw-off time
  • draw-down period
  • draw-down time

French

Domaine(s)
  • Centrales hydro-électriques
DEF

Temps minimal nécessaire pour vider un réservoir par les turbines de sa centrale, en supposant absents les apports naturels, depuis le niveau le plus haut jusqu'au plus bas admis pour son exploitation normale.

Key term(s)
  • durée de vidange

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Centrales hidroeléctricas
DEF

Tiempo mínimo necesario para vaciar un embalse a través de las turbinas de su central, suponiendo que no existen aportaciones naturales, desde el nivel máximo al mínimo admitidos en una explotación normal.

Key term(s)
  • tiempo de vaciado
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