HYDROPOWER


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21st – 26th August 2017

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ABOUT THE COURSE


This module deals with the generation of power derived from running or dammed water on land. It addresses the availability of the resources, the capabilities and limitations of the types of systems and machines used to produce hydropower, the processes of setting up such systems, and their associated costs and environmental impacts. It aims to empower the participants with the relevant technical and analytical skills, which would enable them to make informed decisions when dealing with hydropower systems.

What you'll learn


  • Introduction to Hydro energy
  • Water resource assessment, flow rates
  • Fluid mechanics, fundamental applicable equations relating to energy, power, fluid dynamics
  • Hydro turbines, types, efficiency and selection
  • Socio-economic and environmental impacts of hydropower systems
  • Hydropower potential in Lesotho

Meet the instructors


Mr. R. Hlajoane

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Dr. M. Makhele

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Length 5.5 days
Credits 44 hours
Price-Certificate of Attendance M4000
Price-Certificate of CompetenceM6000

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