When you complete this lesson, you will be able to identify the standard procedures for operating electrical equipment in a hydroelectric plant, including lock out/tag out procedures, start-up, and shutdown procedures. 1. Identify pre-start procedures for electrical equipment within the hydroelectric plant. 2. Examine precautions and procedures for operating electrical equipment, including lock out/tag out [...]
When you complete this lesson, you will be able to identify and explain the operations of the auxiliary systems within a hydroelectric power plant. 1. Explain the fire protection system used in a hydroelectric plant. 2. Describe the construction and purpose of the packing box. 3. Explain the operation and purpose of the cooling water [...]
When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe the monitoring and controlling of the generator in hydroelectric generating stations by identifying the various components of the turbine and generator and explaining their functions. 1. Explain the operating principles of the turbine generator and their components. 2. Explain the use of hydraulic forces [...]
When you complete this lesson, you will be able to identify the hydroelectric power generator and the components of the lower unit. 1. Examine the design characteristics of the penstock, scroll case, and suction tube. 2. Describe the wicket gate operations. 3. List a number of turbine types and their uses. 4. Describe seal and [...]
When you complete this lesson, you will be able to identify the various issues of water management and their impacts on hydroelectric power generation. 1. Explain the importance of inflow forecasting when determining the efficient production of hydroelectric power. 2. Describe environmental considerations when constructing hydroelectric generating stations. 3. Examine water management policies.
When you complete this lesson, you will be able to identify the major components in a hydroelectric power station. You will also examine the operations of hydroelectric power stations, describe variations among them, and explain the components common to each hydropower generating station. 1. Describe a variety of hydroelectric plant construction designs. 2. Define the [...]