CSVTU, B.E. VI Semester, CIVIL Engineering,Water Power Engineering Syllabus

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai

Semester: 6th  Branch: Civil Engineering

Subject: Water Power Engineering Code: 320640 (20)

Unit 1


Water Power, its development and use, relation of water power and hydrology.

Unit 2

Water Power Estimate

Collection and analysis of stream flow data, mass curve, flow duration curves, construction and utility of these

curves, effect of storage and pondage, estimates of available water power.

Unit 3

Water Way

Intake, gates, valves, cannels, surges and its effects, penstocks, classification, design, criteria, economical

diameter, water hammer, surg tank.

Unit 4

Hydraulic Turbines

Classification of turbines, Francis, Kaplan and Pelton Turbines, Component parts and their function, Draft

tubes and their theory, Similarity laws and specific speed unit, Quantities, performance curves, Governing of

turbines, selection of turbines, cavitation in turbines.

Unit 5

Power House and Equipment

Location of power house, general arrangement of Hydroelectric unit, Number and size of units, Power house

substructure, Pumped storage plant.

Name of Text Books:

Water Power Engineering – M.M. Dandekar, K.N. Sharma (Vikas Publishing House Pvt. Ltd.)

Water Power Engineering – Deshmukh (Dhanpat Rai & Sons)

Name of Reference Books:

Irrigation and Water Power Engineering – B.C. Punmia (Laxmi Publication)

Hydro Electric Engineering – Creager and Justin (Willay Institutional)

Hydro Electric Engineering Practice – Brown, J.G. (Blackie and Sons Ltd., London)

Irrigation and

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