Hydropower

Course contents
  • Hydraulic engines
    - Energy transformation
    - Types of turbines
    - Efficiency, performance
    - Operating speed, specific speed, runaway speed
    - Cavitation, cavitation index
    Types of turbines:
    - Pelton
    - Kaplan
    - Francis
    Layout
    - Input variables
    - Speed
    - Selection/comparison of turbines
    - Wear and tear
    Implemented plants
    - Types of implementation
    - Storage pump and pump turbine
    - Hydropower generators