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Copper Cable Web Inside Pier Plates

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Copper Cable Web Inside Pier Plates
Description Here is shown the manner in which the copper cable was laced thru the reinforcing web on the inside of the pier plates. When current is sent thru this cable it will cause the steel plates to become warm by electromagnetic induction, thus preventing the formation of ice on its exposed surface. more than 9 miles of cable was used in this installation. The system is designed to deliver 70 watts per square foot of plate surface, with 78% of the heat being developed directly in the iron...
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Spillways--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Hydraulic gates--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Flood control--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Steel--Welding; Diversion structures (Hydraulic engineering)--Design and construction--Columbia River; Concrete--Reinforcing bars--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam Spillways--Washington--Grand Coulee Dam
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v3p284.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1240
Publisher Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries: http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/masc.htm
Source A History of the Columbia Basin Project (Vol. 3, Page 284)-Cage 709: Clifford R. Koester Papers, 1927-1972: http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/finders/cg709.htm
Rights To order a reproduction please see: http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/policies.htm , or contact Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections: (509) 335-6691. For permission to publish please contact Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections: (509) 335-6691.
Format Original photographic prints were scanned at 24 bit 3000 pixels by the long side for master TIFF files on an Plustek OpticBook 3600 Plus. Also, 24 bit 150 PPI JPEGs were created with the OpticBook 3600 Plus and added to the CONTENTdm database at the WSU Libraries
Language English
Date 2008

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