ME-614 HYDROPOWER ENGINEERING
Credit Hours = 3
- Off design performance evaluation of hydropower plant, Hydropower plant modeling, Flow and power duration curves analyses, Turbine efficiency curve, Plant capacity, Energy delivered. System analysis, Grid connected and isolated grid system behavior. Plant capacity factor, annual energy delivered. Economic analysis of hydropower projects, Environmental analyses of hydropower projects, Environmental impact assessment of hydropower projects, Steady and transient analysis of pumps and turbines. System losses minimization techniques, economic and environmental analysis of hydropower and systems. Impeller design, water hammer and surge process.