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Jeffrey Havelin, PE
This course presents fundamental principles underlying the design and construction of hydroelectric power plant structures. It is realized that departures from these standards may be necessary in some cases in order to meet the special requirements and conditions of the work under consideration, or to comply with additional codes which may be in effect.
This course presents a discussion of the general, architectural and structural considerations applicable to the design of hydroelectric power plant structures. The design methods, assumptions, allowable stresses, criteria, typical details, and other provisions covered in this course should be considered in the design process wherever practicable. However, it is expected that judgment and discretion will be used in applying the material contained herein.
This course is based entirely on Planning and Design of Hydroelectric Power Plant Structures Publication number - EM 1110-2-3001, July 2004 published by the US Army Corps of Engineers. This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of course materials. You will be quizzed on the attached document in its entirety.
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