Hydro-Electric Series

Online Courses for the Power & Utilities Industry

For A full list of our online Hydro-Electric Series courses, please select your desired category below to visit our course catalog:
Power Generation Power Transmission Power Distribution NERC CE
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Online Courses for Hydro-Electric Series

2701 The Hydro-Electric Role in the Power System

The objective of this course, the first in the Hydro-Electric Power Series, is to give hydro power plant operators and technicians an understanding of the role of hydro-electric power in the overall power system. The characteristics of different types of hydro plants are briefly discussed in relation to their effect on power system operation.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2702 Hydro Power Stations

The objective of this course is to introduce the major components of a typical hydro electric power station. A brief overview of each item of equipment is presented noting that detailed study will be shown in subsequent videotapes in the series. Basic hydraulic principles are also presented as an aid to better understanding of hydro plant operation.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2703 Water Management

The purpose of this course is to present and discuss all of the functions involving the use and control of water in a hydro-electric scheme. The importance of hydrological records is discussed in relation to hydro power plant planning and operation, and reservoir control.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2704 Hydro Turbines

The objective of this course is to present and discuss the structural and functional features of different types of hydro turbines. Certain operational considerations are also presented such as cavitation, tailrace elevation, surge, run away speed, etc.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2705 Turbine Monitoring & Control

The objective of this course is to present and discuss types of equipment used to monitor and control the operation of the hydro turbine. Typical examples of mechanical hydraulic and electro hydraulic actuators are demonstrated plus monitoring and protection devices.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2706 The Hydro Generator

The objective of this course is to present and discuss the major constructional features of the hydro generator. A review of AC generation fundamentals is also included, as this is considered necessary for complete understanding.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2707 Generator Monitoring and Control

The objective of this course is to present and discuss supervision of the hydro generator including control, monitoring, and protection. Included is a review of the significance of active and reactive power output from the generator.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2708 Hydro Plant Auxiliaries

The objective of this course is to present and discuss the function and typical layout of the various auxiliary systems which are needed to support operation of the hydro turbine generator. Also demonstrated are the main features of auxiliary equipment that form the common elements of auxiliary systems.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2709 Operating Electrical Equipment

The objective of this course is to examine, from the operational point of view, the various items of electrical equipment that are commonly installed in the hydro-electric power plant. The course covers switch yard equipment, station service supply, DC power supply, and uninterpretable AC power supply. Safety of personnel and equipment is also discussed.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2710 Hydro Plant Operation and Maintenance

The objective of this course is to review and demonstrate the general responsibilities and tasks performed by operations and maintenance personnel in a typical hydro plant. It thus brings together many of the items discussed in earlier videos. Included is a brief overview of environmental requirements affecting the operation of the plant.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2711 Hydro-Electric Power Plant Operations Review Test

This test is made up of a battery of questions that provide a comprehensive assessment of the trainee’s mastery of the materials covered in this program.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

For A full list of our online Hydro-Electric Series courses, please select your desired category below to visit our course catalog:
Power Generation Power Transmission Power Distribution NERC CE
For Course Information, discounts and support, feel free to call us at 1.877.251.4387 or fill out our Contact Form.
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