Planning and Design of Hydroelectric Power Plants
The engineering of hydroelectric projects is a highly specialized filed, particularly the engineering design and operational activities. This course presents a discussion of the general, architectural and structural considerations applicable to the design of hydroelectric power plant structures. It is intended for guidance on establishing minimum criteria in the planning and design of such structures.
This online PDH course is applicable to civil, structural and geotechnical engineers, as well as design and construction personnel involved with the planning and design of hydroelectric power plant structures.
This continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Location selection criteria of powerhouse and switchyard
- Types of powerhouse structures and type selection criteria
- General arrangement of powerhouse and location of main transformers
- Installation of powerhouse and switchyard equipment
- Interior and exterior architectural design
- Determination of structural requirements
In this course, you need to review the US Corps of Engineers Publication EM 1110-2-3001, "Planning and Design of Hydroelectric Power Plant Structures" provided below.
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