Dams and Hydropower Engineering
Academic Year 2023/24
BR007 course is part of 1 study plan
B-P-C-SI (N) / V Summer Semester 3rd year
Detailed information dam construction, basic data required for dam design, dam load, cross sectional profile design, functional objects and their design, foundation and realization, measurements dam on dams, monitoring.
Stream hydropower utilization, possibilities and rules of usage, types of hydro-energy structures and their water management solution, objects of different types of hydro power plant, constructional configuration of turbines, individual components solution, design of small hydro power plant and peak load power plant.
2.-3. – Functional objects and their design, hydraulic design of individual types of functional objects.
4.-5. - Calculation of dam cross-section parameters for different types of dams (lining and protection of outer and upstream face, drainage system, filters, dam crest, dam sealing, connection of sealing to the underlay).
6.-7. – Foundation and realization of dams, measurements on dams, monitoring.
8. – Hydro power energy possibilities and rules of usage.
9. - Types hydro power plant and their solution, functional objects of different types of hyro power plants, constructional design.
10.-11. – Division of hydro power plants, constructional solution of turbines and their accessories, solution of individual parts of hydro power plants.
12. - Design of small hydro power plant and peak load power plant. Engine room and accessories of hydro power plants.
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Forms and criteria of assessment
Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences
Offered to foreign students
Course on BUT site
13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective
13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory