Mosselbay/Gourikwa Power Plant

Type: Gas Turbine Plant
Construction Date: 2007
Location: Mosselbay, Western Cape, South Africa
S 34.167206° E 21.961028°
Mosselbay/Gourikwa Power Station, situated in MosselBay, Western Cape, South Africa is a gas turbine power station capable of producing 1338 Megawatt.

Mosselbay/Gourikwa Power Plant Instrumentation consists of the following:
  • Vibrating Wire Strain Gauges in concrete foundations measuring concrete and re-enforcing strain.
  • Vibrating Wire Temperature Sensors in concrete foundations measuring concrete temperature.
  • Vibrating Wire Piezometer in the foundation measuring pore pressure.

Instruments installed are intended to monitor:
  • Pore pressure build-up in the foundation;
  • Stress and Strain of the foundation concrete;
  • Temperature of the foundation concrete.

Installed Instruments Specification:
Piezometers (Foundation)
Geokon Vibrating Wire Model 4500S
Strain Gauges (Foundation)
Geokon Vibrating Wire Model 4210/4200/4202
Temperature Sensors (Foundation)
Geokon Vibrating Wire Model 4700

Designers: N/A

Consulting Engineers: N/A

Contractors: Roshcon

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