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ELECTRICAL POWER STATION [2 records]

Record 1 2007-10-02

English

Subject field(s)
  • Electric Power Stations
DEF

Any unit that converts some form of energy into electrical energy, such as hydroelectric or steam generating station, a diesel-electric engine in a locomotive, or a nuclear power plant.

Key term(s)
  • utility plant

French

Domaine(s)
  • Centrales électriques
DEF

Ensemble d'installations constituant une usine génératrice d'énergie électrique par conversion d'autres formes d'énergie (thermique, nucléaire, hydraulique, marémotrice, géothermique, solaire, éolienne.)

Spanish

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

Generadores, máquinas y edificios en los que se produce la energía eléctrica.

CONT

Toda central eléctrica consta de un manantial de energía, varios aparatos motores (generalmente turbinas), uno o varios alternadores y una estación transformadora que eleva la tensión de la corriente para facilitar su transporte.

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Record 2 1976-06-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • Civil Engineering

French

Domaine(s)
  • Génie civil
OBS

BT-44

Spanish

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