Design of Hydropower Schemes

The aim of this course is to introduce participants to the state-of-the-art in the sustainable hydropower design.

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2019

For whom?

This course is designed for scientists, engineers and water managers involved in hydropower development, water resources management, or interested in these topics. A basic knowledge of hydrology, hydraulics and geotechnics is required.

Dates, Fee, ECTS

Start: 29 April 2019
End: 03 May 2019
Deadline IHE application: 28 March 2019 - 23.59 (CET)
Course fee: € 950

VAT is not included in the course fee

Learning objectives

Upon completion, the participant should be able to:
  1. get overview and working knowledge in design of the hydropower schemes and practical design of hydropower structures including power waterways, powerhouses, turbines and electrical equipment.
  2. get overview of development and design of all types of hydropower structures including also small power plants and pump-storage plants

Course content

  • Overview and design of the hydropower schemes
  • Practical design of hydropower structures including weirs, intakes, power waterways, powerhouses, turbines and electrical equipment
  • Development and design of hydropower structures including small power plants and pump-storage plants
  • Cost control and financial analyses
  • Environmental impact of hydropower

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