Item #1920 [ENERGY INDUSTRY OF UKRAINE: KAKHOVKA DAM] Kakhovskaia gidroelektrostantsiia [i.e. Kakhovka Hydroelectric Station]. F. Lukhtanov, M., Cherniavskii.
[ENERGY INDUSTRY OF UKRAINE: KAKHOVKA DAM] Kakhovskaia gidroelektrostantsiia [i.e. Kakhovka Hydroelectric Station]
[ENERGY INDUSTRY OF UKRAINE: KAKHOVKA DAM] Kakhovskaia gidroelektrostantsiia [i.e. Kakhovka Hydroelectric Station]
[ENERGY INDUSTRY OF UKRAINE: KAKHOVKA DAM] Kakhovskaia gidroelektrostantsiia [i.e. Kakhovka Hydroelectric Station]
[ENERGY INDUSTRY OF UKRAINE: KAKHOVKA DAM] Kakhovskaia gidroelektrostantsiia [i.e. Kakhovka Hydroelectric Station]

[ENERGY INDUSTRY OF UKRAINE: KAKHOVKA DAM] Kakhovskaia gidroelektrostantsiia [i.e. Kakhovka Hydroelectric Station]

Moscow: Gosudarstvennoe energeticheskoe izdatel’stvo, 1959. Item #1920

182, [2] pp.: ill. 21x13,5 cm. In original illustrated cardboards. Slightly rubbed, endpapers with some foxing, otherwise very good and clean copy.
First and only edition. One of 2000 copies.

The Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station was announced as one of the “great construction projects of communism”. Construction of the
dam began in 1952, under the control of the head of Dneprostroi, S. Andrianov. The first unit was launched in October 1955, others were completed in 1956. A workers’s town Nova Kakhovka was founded nearby.
This edition covers its project and the construction of all structures. The compilers describe parts of a station building, shipping components, related factories, electrification and mechanization of works, the Kakhovka reservoir. The Kakhovka HES was designed at the Ukrainian department of “Hidroenergoproekt” [Hydropower Project]. The introduction and most chapters were written by chief engineer of Kakhovka HES, F. Lukhtanov; the second section was composed by engineer of “Hidroenergoproekt”, M. Cherniavskii. The book includes early photographs and numerous schemes. The bibliography lists 19 sources.

The Kakhovka Dam in Ukraine was breached on June 6 2023, causing extensive flooding along the lower Dnieper river in Kherson Oblast. Over 40 different towns and villages in Ukraine were severely flooded. Massive numbers of livestock have perished, thousands of people ended up in a flood zone and more than 50 people died.

Paper copies are located in LoC, Illinois and California Universities.

Price: $550.00

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