Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Hydropower plants: generating and pumping units

EE-456

Lecturer(s) :

Avellan François

Language:

English

Summary

Master Lecture on the general layout of a hydropower plant. Detailing the specification of Pelton, Francis, Kaplan and Bulb turbines, Storage pumps and Reversible pump-turbines.

Content

Keywords

Hydropower plant, hydraulic Turbine, storage pump and pump-turbine 

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Introduction to electrical engineering, Physics

Conversion d'énergie

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

ex cathedra lectures with working case studies and exercices

Expected student activities

attendance at lectures completing exercises and reading written material

Assessment methods

written exam

Resources

Ressources en bibliothèque
Notes/Handbook

slides handout

Prerequisite for

Electromechanical conversion

master project

In the programs

    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Hydropower plants: generating and pumping units
    • Lecture
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Hydropower plants: generating and pumping units
    • Lecture
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Energy Management and Sustainability, 2017-2018, Master semester 1
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Hydropower plants: generating and pumping units
    • Lecture
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Energy Management and Sustainability, 2017-2018, Master semester 3
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Hydropower plants: generating and pumping units
    • Lecture
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Hydropower plants: generating and pumping units
    • Lecture
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15  BC01  
15-16  BC01  
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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