IAH-01 Small Hydro Power Development


General : Necessity and Importance of harnessing small hydro power, material assessment, national policies, laws and related economics & financial viability; Civil : Site selection, environmental aspect, run-of-the-river and storage schemes; diversion structures, power channels, desilting arrangements, forebay tank and balancing reservoir, penstock and power house; Mechanical : Type of turbines and their selection, gates and valves, governing system (mechanical & electrical); Electrical : Types of generators - synchronous and induction, transformers, protection & control, transmission and distribution system.