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STUDY PLANS
2023/2024

Hydropower plants

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142VVE Z,ZK 6 3P+2C Czech
Garant předmětu:
Petr Nowak
Lecturer:
Eva Bílková, Martin Horský, Petr Nowak
Tutor:
Eva Bílková, Martin Horský, Petr Nowak, Jiří Souček
Supervisor:
Department of Hydraulic Structures
Synopsis:

Basic sources of energy, power engineering development, hydropower potential of river, basic schemes of hydropower stations, types of hydropower plants, peak and pump storage calculations, intake structures, derivative canals, hydraulic tunnels, pressure pipes, surge chambers, water hammer and theory, type of turbines and their theory, electric part, powerhouse

Requirements:

Basic knowledge of hydraulics and hydrology, good knowledge of physics at secondary school level

Syllabus of lectures:

Basic sources of energy, power engineering development, hydropower potential of river, basic schemes of hydropower stations, types of hydropower plants, peak and pump storage calculations, intake structures, derivative canals, hydraulic tunnels, pressure pipes, surge chambers, water hammer and theory, type of turbines and their theory, electric part, powerhouse

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Hydroenergetic solution of pump storage power plant

2. Hydroenergetic solution of run-off river plant

3. Oscillations of water level in surge chambre during start-up and shutdown of power plant

4. Basic parameters of Pelton turbine

5. Recalculation of prototype parametres using unit model characteristics

Study Objective:

Students will obtain view about individual types of hydroelectric power stations and they will be informed about methods of hydraulic power utilization.

Study materials:

![1] Štoll, Č., Kratochvíl, S., Holata, M.: Využití vodní energie, SNTL, 1977

![2]Dušička, P., a spol.: Malé vodní elektrárny, ISBN 80 901985 0 3

?[3] Nechleba M.: Vodní turbíny, jejich konstrukce a příslušenství, SNTL 1954

?[4] Gabriel, P., Čihák, F., Kalandra, P.: Malé vodní elektrárny, Vydavatelství ČVUT, Praha, 1998

?[5] Holata M.: Hydraulika vodních motorů, 1967.

?[6] Mosonyi, E.: Water power development - Low-head/High-head power plants, ISBN: 963 05 4270 6

?[7] Novák P.: Hydraulic modelling - an introduction, Spon Press, 2010, ISBN: 0 203 86162 0

?[8] Novák P.: Hydraulic structures, Taylor & Francis, 2007, ISBN-13: 978-0415250702

?[9] Giesecke J.: Wassekraftanlagen, Springer, 2009, ISBN 978-3-540-88989-2

:[10] Brekke H.: Hydraulic turbines - design, erection and operation, Kvaerner, 2001

:[11] ESHA: Guide on How to develop a small hydropower plant; Handbuch zur Planung und Errichtung von Kleinwasserkraftanlagen, 2004

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2023/2024:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2023/2024:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
roomTH:C-217

09:00–11:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
C217
Wed
roomTH:B-878

10:00–11:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B878
roomTH:B-878

12:00–13:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.102)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B878
Thu
Fri
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