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Hydroelectric Power Plant Engineering is yet another “Teacher’s Choice” course from Teachers Training for a complete understanding of the fundamental topics. You are also entitled to exclusive tutor support and a professional CPD-accredited certificate in addition to the special discounted price for a limited time. Just like all our courses, this Hydroelectric Power Plant Engineering and its curriculum have also been designed by expert teachers so that teachers of tomorrow can learn from the best and equip themselves with all the necessary skills.

Consisting of several modules, the course teaches you everything you need to succeed in this profession.

The course can be studied part-time. You can become accredited within 02 hours studying at your own pace. Your qualification will be recognised and can be checked for validity on our dedicated website.

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CPD Certification from The Teachers Training

Successfully completing the MCQ exam of this course qualifies you for a CPD-accredited certificate from The Teachers Training. You will be eligible for both PDF copy and hard copy of the certificate to showcase your achievement however you wish.

  • You can get your digital certificate (PDF) for £4.99 only
  • Hard copy certificates are also available, and you can get one for only £10.99
  • You can get both PDF and Hard copy certificates for just £12.99!

The certificate will add significant weight to your CV and will give you a competitive advantage when applying for jobs.

Course Curriculum

Welcome to the Course
Course Overview 00:02:00
Welcome 00:02:00
Hydroelectricity Introduction 00:01:00
Short History Lesson 00:02:00
Potential to Electrical Energy 00:01:00
The Hydro Power Engineering Industry 00:08:00
Hydroelectric Power Plant Terminology
Hydroelectric Power Plant Terminology 00:01:00
Impoundment and Diversion 00:03:00
Headwater, Tailwater, Head and Pondage 00:04:00
Upper and Lower Reservoirs 00:01:00
Common Hydroelectric Power Plant Components
Hydroelectric Power Plant Components 00:01:00
Prior, Preparation and Planning… 00:06:00
Trash Racks 00:03:00
Gates – Intake, Draft Tube, Spillway 00:05:00
Spillway 00:05:00
Penstock – Pressurised Water Conductor 00:03:00
Turbine Runners 00:03:00
Draft Tube 00:02:00
Power House 00:03:00
Generator and Power Distribution 00:06:00
Hydroelectric Turbines
Hydroelectric Turbines 00:07:00
Reaction and Impulse Turbines 00:03:00
Axial, Mixed and Radial Flow Turbines 00:02:00
Kaplan Turbines 00:05:00
Variable Pitch Blades 00:04:00
Francis Turbines 00:05:00
Pelton Turbines Part 1 00:03:00
Pelton Turbines Part 2 00:07:00
Types of Hydroelectric Power Plant
Types of Hydroelectric Power Plant 00:01:00
How Hydroelectric Dam Power Plants Work 00:07:00
How Run of the River Power Plants Work 00:05:00
How Tidal Barrage Power Plants Work 00:07:00
How Tidal Stream Power Plants Work 00:09:00
How Pumped Storage Power Plants Work 00:13:00
Final Thoughts
Final Thoughts 00:02:00


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