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AH-512: Design of SHP Structures

Credits : 4

Contact Hours : Lecture : 3  Tutorial : 1  Practical : 0 

Hydraulics and structural designs of civil works, national and international standards and codes of practice, diversion works and intake structures, site selection, innovative designs; Power house layouts , channel (lined and unlined), under drainage works, tunnels and tail race channel; Sediment properties and transport, desilting devices, silt disposal; Cross drainage works; Balancing reservoir, spillway and forebay tank; Penstock, anchor block and saddle, surge tank; Power house buildings, material handling, machine foundation;

Suggested Books :

i.   Mosonyi, E., “Water Power Development”, Vol. I and II, Nem Chand and Brothers.
ii.  Brown, G., “Hydro-electric Engineering Practice”, Vol. I, II & III, CBS Publication.
iii. “Civil Engineering Guidelines for Hydroelectric Projects”, Vol. II and IV, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
iv.  Nigam, P.S., “Hand book of Hydroelectric Engineering”, Nem Chand and Brothers.
v.   Varshney, R.S., “Hydropower Structures”, Nem Chand and Brothers.
vi.  National and International Standards.