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  1. 1907-01-01 Water Power Engineering (Mead)
  2. 1923-01-01 Hydro-Electric Power Stations (David Rushmore & Eric Lof)
  3. 1929-09-02 Simple Basis for Securing Efficient Hydro Operation (F. Nagler)
  4. 1933-04-01 Improved Type of Flow Meter for Hydraulic Turbines (I.A. Winter)
    1. usbr.gov tech references
    2. usbr.gov tech references hydraulics lab reports
    3. usbr.gov comments
  5. 1940-12-02 Turbine_Efficiency_At_Safe_Harbor_(Mousson)
  6. 1949-01-01 PTC-18_Credits_Page
  7. 1949-01-01 PTC-18_Index_Test_Supplement_(ASME)
  8. 1950-01-01 Hydroelectric Handbook (Creager, Justin)
  9. 1951-01-01 Water Turbines excerpted from "Hydro-electric Engineering Practice (P.E. Deriaz)
  10. 1954-01-01 Selecting Hydraulic Reaction Turbines (USBR)
  11. 1954-01-11 Frequency_Response_Data_Presentation_Methods_(Rufus_Oldenberger)
  12. 1954-01-11 Optimum_Adjustment_of_Control_Loops_(Oldenburger)
  13. 1955-07-01 Index_Testing_of_Hydraulic_Turbines_(Voaden)
  14. 1956-01-01 Speech_notes_(Voaden)
  15. 1957-08-01 NEMA Code.pdf
  16. 1963-05-01 Turbine_Testing_by_the_Gibson_and_Index_Methods_(USACE)
  17. 1966-10-05 The_Controlled_System_(M_Leum)
  18. 1976-11-01 Viktor Kaplan: Life and Work (H. Häckert)
  19. 1977-06-17 Analysis_of_PID_Governors_in_MultiMachine_Systems_(Manitoba_Hydro)
  20. 1977-01-01 Estimating Reversible Pump Turbine Characteristics (USBR)
  21. 1977-01-01 Development of the Kaplan Turbine (Hanns G. Hansson)
  22. 1978-01-01 Woodward Rev-1 3-D Cam  (WGC)
  23. 1981-04-01 Governing_Kaplan_Turbines_for_Transient_Loads
  24. 1982-01-01 Field Testing Hydro Turbines (Lee Sheldon)
  25. 1984-09-01 Measurement_of_Real-Time_Turbine_Efficiency_(Erickson,Graber)
  26. 1986-01-14 BPA_Seeking_ITB_Demonstration_(Sheldon)
  27. 1986-03-24 ITB Field Test Report (Albright)
  28. 1986-03-26 ITB Detailed_Field_Test (Albright)
  29. 1986-03-27 Report on Index Test box (Dave Bishoff)
  30. 1986-04-01 Analysis of Clarence Cannon Data  (Sheldon)
  31. 1986-06-11 BPA to Corps (Myers)
  32. 1986-11-01 Checking Turbine Performance By Index Testing (Kirkland, Brice).pdf'
  33. 1987-03-01 Prime Times ITB 
  34. 1987-03-01 Prime Times T-700
  35. 1987-06-01 Little Black Box for Index Testing (Albright)
  36. 1987-07-01 Little_Blade_Box_(Albright)_Ori
  37. 1987-08-21 Optimisation of Bulb and Kaplan Turbine Runners (B. Velensek)
  38. 1987-09-01 PGE-PHP-2 Report (Gary Hackett)
  39. 1987-12-01 PGE-PHP-2 Report (Terry Bauman)
  40. 1987-12-04 Analysis_of_Bull_Run_(Sheldon)
  41. 1988-05-28 PHP2 Classic Test (Sheldon)
  42. 1988-05-01 Kaplan Turbines: Design Trends (A. Lugarosi & A. Massa)
  43. 1988-08-01 Index Testing (Steendahl)
  44. 1988-08-01 Effect of Fish Diversion Screen on Turbine Efficiency (D. Lemon et al).pdf
  45. 1988-12-27 U.S. Patent# 4,794,544 (Albright & George Mittendorf)
  46. 1989-03-01 Prime Times ITB
  47. 1989-08-01 Determining Turbine Efficiency by Index Testing Hydro Review Tech Briefs (Sheldon)
  48. 1990-03-27 Evaluation of USACE's "automatic index testing device"  (Sheldon)
  49. 1990-04-01 Woodward did not use ITB technology
  50. 1990-04-01 History of USACE 3D Cam (various newspaper clips)
  51. 1991-01-01 IEC-41_Index_Testing_Winter_Kennedy
  52. 1991-06-01 Effects of Hydroelectric Turbine Passage on Fish Early Life Stages (Cada)
  53. 1993-01-01 Modern Errors in Winter Kennedy (Sheldon)
  54. 1995-01-01 Opt-Ease_Brochure (Sheldon)
  55. 1995-01-01 Optimization_Efficiency_of_Multi unit_Hydro Plants (Sheldon)
  56. 1995-08-25 Joint_Load_Optimization_(Dave_Kornegay)
  57. 1995-10-27 21st Century Advanced Hydropower Turbine System (Brookshire et. al.)
  58. 1996-01-01 IGHEM_Montreal_Experience_at_Index_Testing.pdf 
  59. 1996-10-01 Fish passage mitigation of impacts from hydroelectric power projects in the US (Cada)
  60. 1997-01-01 U.S. Hydropower Resource Assessment for Illinois (Reinhart et al)
  61. 1997-03-06 Shaken_Not_Stirred_Recipe_for_Fish-Friendly_Turbine (Cada)
  62. 1997-03-01 Development of Biological Criteria for the Design of Advanced Hydropower Turbines (Cada, Coutant)
  63. 1997-05-01 Sliding_Gate_Method_(Almquist, March & Franseen)
  64. (2013-01-01 Late Note: A FOIA for Sliding Gate data learned it didn't work.)
  65. 1998-01-01 Measuring the effect of Fish Diversion Screens (Lemon, Wittinger et al)
  66. 1998-06-01 Reviewing the Approaches to Hydro Optimization (Sheldon)
  67. 1999-07-01 Summary of Environmentally Friendly Turbine Design Concepts (Odeh)
  68. 1999-08-01 The Infinite Turbine (Janet Wood)
  69. 1999-12-01 It's Not Easy Being Green (March, Fisher).pdf
  70. 1999-01-01 Status_Of_U.S._Department_Of_Energy's_Advanced_Hydropower_Turbine_Systems_Program_(Sale,Cada,Reinhart,Sommers,BRookshierFlynn)
  71. 2000-04-01 Tools for Environmental Monitoring and Response at Hydro Projects (Faulkner)
  72. 2000-04-25 Hydropower R&D: Recent Advances in Turbine Passage Technology (Brookshire, Reinhart, Cada)
  73. 2000-04-01 Tools for Hydro_Environmental_Monitoring_(Faulkner)
  74. 2000-12-04 BPA Completes GDACS @ McNary (BPA)
  75. 2001-01-01 Light-Emitting Tag Testing in Conjunction with Testing of the Minimum Gap Runner Turbine Design at Bonneville Powerhouse 1 (Carlson)
  76. 2001-06-16 Voith Siemens HydroPower Generation (Richard.Fisher VS-Hydro to NPCC)
  77. 2001-09-01 Development of Advanced Hydroelectric Turbines to Improve Fish Passage Survival (Cada et. al.)
  78. 2001-12-01 HydroPower_In_Norway_TitlePage.pdf
  79. 2001-12-01 Hydropower In Norway Mechanical Equipment (Arne Kjolle)
  80. 2002-01-01 Karun3 Damand Hydroelectric Power Plant (Arne Kjolle)
  81. 2002-04-01 Tools_For_Environmental_Monitoring_and_Response_at_Hydro_Projects
  82. 2002-01-01 Application of Biological Design Criteria in Kaplan turbines. (ORNL)
  83. 2003-03-01 Evolution of Sensor Fish Device for Measuring Physical Conditions in Severe Hydraulic Environments (T.J.Carlson et al)
  84. 2003-03-01 Regulatory Approaches for Dissolved Oxygen at Hydropower Facilities (ORNL Peterson et. al.)
  85. 2003-08-01 Optimizing_the_Corps_Hydroelectric_Generation_on_Columbia_River_(Wittinger)
  86. 2003-09-01 Identifying Effects on Fish of Pressure Changes during Turbine Passage (Becker, Abernathy Dauble)
  87. 2003-09-01 ITB_Project_Specification.htm
  88. 2003-09-06 USACE ITB Solicitation #1 (HDC)
  89. 2003-09-12 USACE ITB Solicitation #2 (HDC)
  90. 2003-10-20 Software_Report (ATECo)
  91. 2003-10-20 Screen_Gallery (ATECo)
  92. 2003-10-24 AGCo_Claims_ITB.pdf
  93. 2004-05-26 USACE Contract W9127N-04-D-0009 for Type-1 Optimizer (Ebner)
  94. 2004-05-26 USACE Contract Special License Agreement (Ebner)
  95. 2004-07-19 TX 6-006-161 ITB Software Copyright  (Albright)
  96. 2004-07-01 Six-Degree of Freedom Sensor Fish Design (Deng et. al.)
  97. 2004-07-29 Turbine_Data_Request.pdf
  98. 2004-10-12 Pre-Stop_Work_Memo.pdf
  99. 2004-10-14 Stop_Work_Memo_and_causes.htm
  100. 2004-10-28 HOT_Minutes.pdf
  101. 2004-11-02 ANSI_IEEE_Std-1207 Excerpt (IEEE)
  102. 2005-04-15 Hydro Turbine Optimization
  103. 2005-04-22 T1_future.pdf
  104. 2005-05-18 05-F-0093_ACSI_McNary_GDACS_Reconfigure_for_ITB.doc
  105. 2005-06-01 Kaplan cam tuning procedure by Aleksandar Gajic et al.pdf
  106. 2005-06-01 Draft Best Practices WPXIV_HydroPerformanceProcesses_R8 (March et al)
  107. 2005-06-08 04-D-0009-P00001_Ed_as_PM_TL&POC.pdf
  108. 2005-06-22 What_Ed_Miska_Directed_Me_To_Remove_From_ITB_Rev1_br4.pdf
  109. 2005-07-14_Good_News_No_Zero_problem.pdf
  110. 2005-08-03_HDC_explains_zero_problem.pdf
  111. 2005-08-11_ITB_Project_Intirim_Status_Report.doc
  112. 2005-09-01 PIER_Research_on_Fish_Passage_at_California_Hydropower (CA Energy Commission Staff).pdf
  113. 2005-09-15 ITB_Manual_to_Rod.html  
  114. 2005-11-01 Evaluation of Blade-Strike Models of Kaplan Turbines (PNNL)
  115. 2005-11-27 ITB_Manual_to_Rod.html
  116. 2005-11-30 Zeroing_Out_the_Messenger_(Harden).htm
  117. 2005-12-05 T1_Bench_Testing_MFR.pdf
  118. 2005-12-07 Tech info to HDC
  119. 2005-12-12 McNary Field Test (Wittinger)
  120. 2005-12-14 T1_Test_Log.htm
  121. 2005-12-15 Unit_9_3-D_cam_W_Screens.jpg
  122. 2005-12-16 ITB_Field_Test_Data_Report.pdf
  123. 2005-12-16 Bad_Program_Icon.pdf
  124. 2005-12-30 McNary_Unit-9_Index_Test.html
  125. 2006-01-16 McNary Field Test (Albright)
  126. 2006-01-16 ITB_McNary_Field_Test.html
  127. 2006-01-17_haggling_prices_with_Ebner
  128. 2006-01-23_List_of_Fixes_before_Ice_Harbor_Test.pdf
  129. 2006-01-25 HOT_Minutes.htm
  130. 2006-01-25 HOT_Status.ppt
  131. 2006-01-25 ITB_Price_to_COE.html
  132. 2006-01-25 HOT Meeting ITB Project Status.ppt (BPA)
  133. 2006-01-25_Ed_wants_to_kill_ITB_project_in_favor_of_a_project_for_him
  134. 2006-01-26_Ed_Has_Conflict_of_Interest
  135. 2006-02-17_Ice_Harbor_Data_and_Analysis.pdf
  136. 2006-02-18 Kootenai_River_Letter_from_USDOI_to_USACE_HDC_and_DOE_BPA.html
  137. 2006-02-21 Ice Harbor Field Test (Ramirez)
  138. 2006-02-01 Ice Harbor data (Ramirez)
  139. 2006-03-01 Optimization.ppt
  140. 2006-03-01 Pg14_ITB_Code_Running_On_GDACS.jpg
  141. 2006-03-01_Dan_R_Update_on_ITB_Status.htm
  142. 2006-03-03 HOT PPT Page 3.JPG
  143. 2006-03-03 HOT_Meeting_PowerPoint_(HDC).htm
  144. 2006-03-03 HOT_Powerpoint.pdf
  145. 2006-03-03 HOT_PPT_all.jpg
  146. 2006-03-03 HOT_PPT_Page_1.JPG
  147. 2006-03-03 HOT_PPT_Page_2.JPG
  148. 2006-03-03 HOT_PPT_Page_3.JPG
  149. 2006-03-22 IEEE 1147-2005 2006-03-22 Rehab powerplants.pdf
  150. 2006-03-28_ATECo_Ice_Harbor_Analysis
  151. 2006-04-01 Performance_Period_TimeLine.htm
  152. 2006-04-24 BPA_to_Corps_with_ppt (Murphy)
  153. 2006-05-23 HOT_Minutes.pdf
  154. 2006-06-01 Effects of Turbine Passage on Salmon at Wanapum (Cada et al) 
  155. 2006-06-01 Improving_Operations_On_The_Columbia_(Murphy)
  156. 2006-06-01 Efforts to reduce mortality to Hydroelectric Turbine-Passed fish (Cada et al)
  157. 2006-06-06 Must_give_name.doc
  158. 2006-06-08 Contract_In-House_for_ITB.html
  159. 2006-06-13 CID_Report_FA14-2035.pdf
  160. 2006-06-29 BPA_Review_of_Contract_(Jones).pdf
  161. 2007-07-01 DOE Hydropower Program Biennial Report for   FY 2005-2006 
  162. 2006-07-01 Index Test Box Final Report uncirculated (Sheldon)
  163. 2006-07-31 Optimizing Dam Operations for Power and Fish (USACE, DOE)
  164. 2006-08-01 Kaplan_Example_(Hydro_Performance_Processes)
  165. 2006-08-11 One_Pager.pdf
  166. 2006-08-13 Hydro_Review_excerpt_USACE_contract_AGCo.jpg
  167. 2006-09-03 BPA_HOT_Contracting_Difficulties.htm
  168. 2006-09-12 HOT_Minutes.htm
  169. 2006-09-12 PowerPoint Reccomendations.pdf
  170. 2006-09-01 Reduced_Spill_at_Hydropower_Dams_(Coutant_et_al)
  171. 2006-09-01 Index_Test_Box_Final_Report_from_HDC to HOT (Sheldon)
  172. 2006-09-19 WSJ_fish_kill (Fialca)
  173. 2006-09-29 A new Graphical Method to Reduce Turbine Index Test Data (Sheldon)
  174. 2006-10-06 blade_spiral.htm
  175. 2007-07-01 Sensorfish-07-03399.pdf
  176. 2007-01-04 HDC_Job_Solicitation.pdf
  177.  [2008-01-03_FOIA_Cover_Letter_(no_other_ITB_contract).pdf]
  178. 2007-01-23 HOT_Minutes_No_Longer_Called_Index_Test_Box.htm
  179. 2007-01-30 Very Simple Kaplan Turbine Design (Ingram)
  180. 2007-03-11 3-D_Cam_and_Blade_Survey_Part-1.pdf
  181. 2007-03-11 3-D_Cam_and_Blade_Survey_Part-2.pdf
  182. 2007-05-16 HOT_Meeting_Minutes.pdf
  183. 2007-07-01 DOE_Hydropower_Program_Biennial_Report_for_FY_2005-2006
  184. 2007-07-02 T1_Data_Gathering_Device.htm
  185. 2007-08-01 Biological Assessment of the Advanced Turbine Design at Wanapum Dam, 2005 (Dauble et al)
  186. 2007-08-06_FOIA Denial
  187. 2007-08-14 HOT_Minutes.pdf
  188. 2007-11-01 Determining the Effect of Sher Stress on Fish Mortality during Turbine Passage (Cada et al)
  189. 2007-11-07 General_Martin_moves_on.html
  190. 2007-12-06 HOT_Minutes.htm
  191. 2008-01-01 Northwest Hydro Operators Forum (BPA)
  192. 2008-01-03 FOIA_Cover_Letter_(no_other_ITB_contract).pdf
  193. 2008-02-08 HDC_FOIA_Response.pdf
  194. 2008-03-01 Optimization of Hydro Power Plants (Cateni et al)
  195. 2008-03-03 Letter_to_BPA_HOT_Committee.pdf
  196. 2008-03-04 Pre-HOT Meeting announcement.jpg
  197. 2008-03-11 HOT_Minutes.pdf
  198. 2008-05-05 NOAA Fisheries Biological Opinion Executive Summary.pdf
  199. 2008-06-01 Testing Time for Kaplans (Albright)
  200. 2008-06-13 Digital Governor Solicitation (HDC)
  201. 2008-06-13 Hydro_Review_AGCo_Contract_Award.html
  202. 2008-07-06 Optimizing Generating Efficiency of Entire Powerhouses (Sheldon)
  203. 2008-06-17 NW-Hydro Operators Forum (Murphy)
  204. 2008-06-24 Winter_Kennedy_Flushing Solicitation for McNary W9127N-08-Q-0076
  205. 2008-08-03 IGHEM_Italy_Turbine_Upgrade_Efficiency_(Aldo Cateni et al)
  206. 2008-09-01 Award_in_Reno_(Sheldon_pg-13).pdf
  207. 2008-10-02 HOT Meeting
  208. 2008-10-03 HOT Meeting (annotated)
  209. 2008-12-01 Iron_Gate_Dam_Turbine_Performance_Air_Admission_Tests.pdf
  210. 2009-06-12 Contract Evaluation.htm
  211. 2009-06-14 Letter to BPA (Albright)
  212. 2009-06-15 W9127N04D0009_Contract_Evaluation.doc
  213. 2009-06-15 W9127N04D0009_Contract_Evaluation_Brief.doc
  214. 2009-06-15 IG_letter_about_Contract_evaluation.doc
  215. 2009-06-15 Steven_Wright.html
  216. 2009-08-14 Numerical Prediction of Vortex Rope in the Draft Tube (Lipej)
  217. 2009-08-21 USACE_Contract_closing_memorandum.pdf
  218. 2009-09-04 ATECo_Response.htm
  219. 2009-10-21 HOT Mtg FOIA T1 at Chief Joseph Dam
  220. 2009-12-01 Performance Testing of SHP Stations (Government of India)
  221. 2010-01-10 Reish_Letter.html
  222. 2010-04-19 HOT Meeting Minutes (BPA) 
  223. 2010-04-19 BPA-2012-01066-FResponse.pdf
  224. 2010-07-01 Efficiency_Testing-New_Method_to_Determine_Turbine_Absolute_Flow_and_Absolute_Efficiency_Data_(Sheldon).htm
  225. 2010-08-06 BPA_Hot_Meeting Minutes.pdf
  226. 2010-09-17 DOE Information Letter (Albright)
  227. 2010-09-21 ITB_Product_Description.htm
  228. 2010-10-23 Improved WK Calibration Method (D.R. Topham)
  229. 2010-10-23 Kaplan_Optimization
  230. 2011-01-31 Optimization Tests of Classic Kaplan Turbines (A. Adamkowski)
  231. 2011-02-01 Turbine Survival Program (NWPCC)
  232. 2011-02-27 Turbine Survival Program.pdf (NWPCC)
  233. 2011-04-10 BPA_HOT_Agenda_Doc0.pdf
  234. 2011-04-10 BPA_HOT_Agenda_Doc1.pdf
  235. 2011-04-10 BPA_HOT_Agenda_Doc2.pdf
  236. 2011-06-16 Hydro_Optimization_on_the Columbia (Allen)
  237. 2011-06-28 EMail_to_Gary_Fredricks.html
  238. 2011-07-04 EMail_to_GAO_re_Kaplan_turbines_and_fish.html
  239. 2011-08-19 Optimizing multi-unit-powerhouses-a-new-method_(Parker et al)
  240. 2011-08-29 ORNL_Hydropower_Asset_Assessment_Project_(BSmith)
  241. 2011-09-01 Determining the Best Methods for Reducing Fish Mortality (Cada, Amaral)
  242. 2011-10-01 AQFlow_Flowmeter_Test_for_PTC-18
  243. 2011-11-02 Design Concept of Hydro Cascade Control System (V Fustek)
  244. 2011-12-06 Best_Practice_Catalog-Propeller-Kaplan_Turbine_(ORNL)
  245. 2012-01-01 GMS_Study_2012 (Taylor, Proulx & Lampa)
  246. 2012-01-01 Performance_Testing_20SHP_Stations_in_India (Dr. H.K. Verma)
  247. 2012-04-01 Method_to_Develop Cam  Curves From a Single Index Test (Sheldon)
  248. 2012-06-27 Experimental_Analysis_of_Optimal_Cam_For_Kaplan_Turbine
  249. 2012-09-25 Northwest_Hydro_Operators_Forum_2012 Fall Program_(BPA)
  250. 2012-12-01 BPA-2012-01066-FOIA Response.pdf
  251. 2013-03-01 Real_Time_Performance_Calculation_(D.Q.Feng_et_al).pdf
  252. 2013-05-21 HOT_JOC_Brief (BPA)
  253. 2013-06-12 Optimizing Multi-Unit Powerhouses: Method to Compute Unit Selection and Load Sharing (Bass et al)
  254. 2013-09-16 TVA_Does_not_use_Sliding_Gate_FOIA response_email.html
  255. 2014-01-09 Selected Experiences with Optimization Tests of Kaplan Turbines (Adamkowski et al)
  256. 2014-03-26_HOT_Meeting PPEI USACE.pdf
  257. 2014-03-26_HOT_Meeting_Docs.pdf
  258. 2014-12-29 FOIA_Request_Douglas_Albright.pdf
  259. 2015-01-05 BPA-2015-00456-FRequest.pdf
  260. 2015-01-20 FOIA_Extension.pdf

  261. 2015-04-06 HOT Minutes
  262. 2015-06-18_JAG_Brush-Off.pdf
  263. 2016-01-01 Synopsis_of_HOT_Meetings.htm
  264. 2016-05-16 FOIA  Response
  265. 2016-06-20 FOIA  Appeal Denial
  266. 2016-6-08_Frost_Letter
  267. 2016-07-20_FOIA_Denial
  268. 2017-05-17_F-AlbrightAcknowledgmentandClosurewNorecordsLetter051517
  269. 2017-09-01_BPA-2017-01396-F-AlbrightReleaseandClosureLetter090117
  270. 2017-04-19_BPA-2017-01396-Binderof7pageswithRedactionsApplied.pdf
  271. 2017-05-03_2016-11-09_HOT_Meeting-DRAFT-SUMMARY
  272. 2016-11-09_HOT_Meeting_Agenda-draft(1)
  273. 2016-11-09_HOT_Meeting_Agenda-draft(2)
  274. 2017-01-16_Automatic_Unattended_Index_Testing_is_Available_Now.htm
Resources
  1. Advanced (Fish-Friendly) Hydropower Turbine Design Development -  Project 58.003 (EPRI)  
  2. Alden Screw Turbine (Spring)
  3. Chem Info
  4. Constant Power Testing (Albright)
  5. Idaho National Laboratory Information Bridge - Hydropower Program: Advanced Turbine Systems (INL)
  6. Mica Dam, Columbia-Shuswap, BCV0A, Canada
  7. Northwest Power and Conservation Council Website
  8. Old Woodward.com
  9. Optimization (Sheldon)
  10. Pilot Valve Plate
  11. PJM Power Dispatcher Primer, part-01 
  12. PJM Power Dispatcher Primer, part-02
  13. W.A.C.BennettDam, Hudson's Hope, BCV0C, Canada
  14. Water_Turbines_(Deriaz).pdf

  15. Woodward History Page

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