Short Term Training Programme for Tearchers of Uttarakhand Technical University


 Water Resources Development (Sep 07-11, 2010)

 Hydropower Development (Sep 14-18, 2010)


  Water Resources Development

      Course Content

1. Occurrence of water on earth and its movement – the Hydrologic Cycle, surface and ground water, importance of water resource management.
2. Surface Water
3. Diversion schemes
 Diversion head works – components and their functions
 Distraction of water-canal systems
 Basics of canal alignment and design
 Types of canal works-fall, regulators, cross drainage works etc.
4.Storage schemes
Type of Dams and their suitability for different conditions
Basic design criteria and causes of failure
Types and their characteristics
Terminal structures – energy dissipation
5. Hydropower and related structures (water conductor system and powerhouse building)
6. Special problems of hilly streams
7. Ground Water
 Occurrence and exploration
 Classification of aquifers parameters
 Pumping tests
 Preliminary well hydraulics and discharge computations
8. Decision support system in water resources – preliminary concepts

Hydropower Development

     Course Content

1.  Introduction: Type of hydro-electric development, classification, techno economic studies for capacity size & type.
2.  Hydraulic Turbines and Governor: Types, selection, characteristics, specification, testing
3.  Hydro Generator and Excitation System: Types, selection, characteristics, specification, testing
4.  Power Transformer: Types, characteristics, specification and testing
5.  HV Circuit Breaker:  Types, characteristics, specification and testing
6.  Power evacuation arrangements, main single line diagram, interconnected with grid
7.  Control & Protection: Protective relaying and metering of hydro generators, turbines, transformers, bus bars and outgoing feeders, control and monitoring system for  turbines, generators, exciters, transformers, breakers, power plant start/ stop, running control and annunciation.
8.  Electrical Auxiliaries: Auxiliaries power, DC system, power & control cables and cabling, lighting system, grounding system
9.  Mechanical Auxiliaries: EOT crane, cooling water system, dewatering and drainage system, HP & LP compressed air system, fire protection, ventilation and air conditioning
10. Switchyard Equipment: Isolators, potential transformers, current transforms, lighting arrestors, switchyard and structures
11. Erection, commissioning and field testing renovation and modernization

Registration form (doc) (pdf)

*Registration form is same for both courses