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close this book A training manual in conducting a workshop in the design, construction, operation, maintenance and repair of hydrams
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Open this folder and view contents Session 3: Water measurement techniques (3 hours)
Open this folder and view contents Session 4: Measuring heads and distance (2-4 hours)
Open this folder and view contents Session 5: Review exercise #1 (2 hours)
Open this folder and view contents Session 6: Hydram theory (2-3 hour)
Open this folder and view contents Session 7: Basic plumbing tools and materials (1-1½ hours)
Open this folder and view contents Session 8: Hydram construction - Pipefitting (4 - 6 hours)
Open this folder and view contents Session 9: Hydram design theory and parameters (2 hours)
Open this folder and view contents Session 10: Hydram construction - concrete (18 hours over a 7 day period)
Open this folder and view contents Session 11: Hydram component design criteria (1-1½ hours)
Open this folder and view contents Session 12: Hydram selection (1½ - 3 hours)
Open this folder and view contents Session 13: Inter-relationships within the hydram (11-15 hours)
Open this folder and view contents Session 14: Repair and maintenance (2-4 hours)
Open this folder and view contents Session 15: Review exercise #2 (2 hours)
Open this folder and view contents Session 16: Use of multiple rams (1½ hours)
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References

Hydram Manufacturers

Rife Hydraulic Engine Manufacturing Company, 123 Main Street Andover, New Jersey 07621 USA

John Blake, Ltd., PO Box 43, Royal Works Acdrington, Lancashire BB5 5LP England

The Skookum Company, Inc., 14041 NE Sandy Blvd. PO Box 20216, Portland, Oregon 97220 USA

Balaju Yantra Shala (P.) LTD.

Balaju, Kathmandu, Nepal

Southern Cross, Australia

Publications

A Hydraulic Ram for Village Use, by Ersal W. Kindel, 11 pp. VITA

Village Technology Handbook, 370 pp. VITA

A Manual on the Hydraulic Ram for Pumping Water, by S.B. Watt, Intermediate Technology 44 pp.

The Automatic Hydraulic Ram. Its Theory and Design, by J. Krol, 12 pp., American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Building a Hydraulic Ram, By Don Marier, 6 pp.

Appropriate Technology Source Book, Volumes I and II, by Ken Darrow, Kent Keller, Rick Pam, Volunteers in Asia Publication

"Hydraulic Ram Forces Water to Pump Itself," Popular Science, October, 1948, pp. 231-233.

"We built our own Hydraulic Ram Pump," by Bill and Kathy Hyslop, 8 pp., Rodale Press.

"Mother's Hydraulic Ram Pump," Mother Earth News, May-June 1979,

Other Sources of Information

Information Collection Exchange, Peace Corps, Washington, D. C.

ITDG's publication on Ferro-cement,

Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand