2017-18 University Catalog 
    
    Nov 30, 2022  
2017-18 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

REE 347 - Hydroelectric Power


Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

Introduction to hydro-resource power production. Hydro-power in history. Physics of hydrology. Power, head, flow-rate. Turbine hydrodynamics; Francis, Kaplan, Pelton, Turgo, cross-flow. System components: generators, governors, penstocks, spillways, valves, gates, trash racks. Large-scale and micro hydroelectric systems. Pumped storage. Economic, environmental considerations.

Prerequisite: MECH 318