Short Description

This course introduces the concepts and methods of analysis of hydropower systems with a bias to micro and mini plants. It covers types of schemes, planning, background measurements, economic analysis, impacts and the design of hydropower plants.


The aims of this course are to:

  • Ensure that students appreciate the role of hydropower in today’s energy mix
  • Guide students through the procedures and requirements for design and analysis of power plants
  • Instruct students on the tools used in the analysis and design of hydropower schemes with emphasis on mini and micro plants
Attachment Name Attachment Type
RET 7102 Hydropower DOC PDF PS