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Intro to Hydropower (Part 1)

Source: Canyon Hydro

Description: Overview of engineering and scientific concepts surrounding hydropower. Part 1: Systems Overview

Topics explored: generator; flow; dam engineering; turbines; powerhouse; penstock

Education Level

• College

Resource Type

• Curricula, Pacing Guides, Lesson Plans


• Engineering


• Energy Basics

• Hydropower Facilities