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Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences - Water Resources and Hydropower Development

Civil Engineering 0235 Water Resources and Hydropower Development
The role of hydraulic power as an energy source. Hydrologic analysis of water supply quantities and storage alternatives. Plant capacity, equipment selection and operation procedures. Dams, power-houses, water passages and related civil works. Revenue estimates, costs and project economics. Environmental impact and the regulatory approval process. Hydropower issues in Aboriginal communities.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Civil Engineering 3738 and Civil Engineering 4052

Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences