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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2021

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.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of hydraulics, geotechnics and structural engineering

Dates, Fee, ECTS

Start: 10 May 2021
End: 14 May 2021
Deadline IHE application: 09 April 2021 - 23.59 (CET)
Course fee: € 1000

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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