NIT Warangal Civil Engineering Syllabus HYDROPOWER ENGINEERING
Estimation of hydropower potential, flow duration curves, power duration curves, load curves, load duration
curves, Performance factors, Types of hydropower plants, Intakes, Penstocks, economical diameter of
penstock, Basic principles of water hammer, Surge tanks, Power House Layout and Planning.
1. Arora, K.R., Irrigation Water Power and Water Resources Engineering, Standard Book Company, Delhi,
2. Dandekar, M.M., and Sharma, K.N., Water Power Engineering, Vikas Publishing Company, New Delhi,
3. Garg, S.K., Irrigation Engineering and Hydraulic Structures, Khanna Publishers, 2009.
4. Jog, M.G., Hydroelectric and Pumped Storage Plants, Wiley Eatern Ltd., New York, 1989.