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Assessing the Gender Impacts of Development Projects: Case Studies from Bolivia, Burkina Faso and India

By: V Gianotten, V Groverman, E van Walsum and L Zuidberg

104 pages, B/w photos

Practical Action Publishing

Paperback | Jan 1994 | #42333 | ISBN: 1853392715
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Three case studies, in which the expected impact of an intervention or development project on women was assessed, and to what extent the specific interests and needs of different women was affected.


Part 1: Advantages and disadvantages of induction generators. Part 2 Induction machine construction and operation: Construction; Operation; Induction motor operation; Supply-connected induction generator operation; Stand-alone induction generator operation. Part 3 Selection of an induction motor for use as a generator: Rotor type; Site conditions; Lubrication; Frame type; Insulation and temperature rise; Efficiency; Power rating; Voltage rating; Speed rating/drive arrangement. Part 4 Excitation capacitor requirements: Voltage and current relationships in three-phase circuits; Capacitor connection; Selection of capacitors; Calculation of excitation capacitance. Part 5 Operating voltage and frequency: Operating voltage; Operating frequency; Using the operating voltage and frequency to advantage. Part 6 The effect of load upon generator output: Resistive load; Inductive load; Capacitive load. Part 7 Single-phase output from a three-phase machine. Part 8 Generator protection: Overload; Underload; Overspeed. Part 9 Fixed and variable load systems: Fixed load systems; Variable load systems; Controller options. Part 10 Motor starting: Techniques for improving motor starting. Part 11 Generator commissioning: Safety; Output frequency and power; Phase rotation; Underload testing; Adjustment for maximum efficiency.

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