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Hydroelectric Power Plants Electrical Design

Credit: 10 PDH
Course Fee: $90.00
118 pages

Course Summary:

This course provides guidance and assistance to design engineers in the development of electrical designs for new hydroelectric power plants. The manual should be used when preparing electrical designs for hydroelectric power plants for civil works facilities built, owned, or operated by the Corps of Engineers. Treatment of electrical systems for pumped storage plants is not covered in the manual, although much of the information is applicable to pumped storage plant systems and subsystems.

Learning Objective:

  • Introduction
  • Basic Switching Provisions
  • Generators
  • Power Transformers
  • High Voltage Systems
  • Generator Voltage Systems
  • Station Service Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Annunciation Systems
  • Communication Systems
  • Grounding Systems
  • Conduit and Tray Systems
  • Wire and Cable
  • Procedure for Power house design
  • Lighting and Receptacle Systems
  • Direct Current Systems

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Course Content

Course Author: US Army Corps of Engineers

Course 1

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