Hydro-Electric Plant Operations Course Bundle

The Hydro-Electric Plant Operations course includes 103 recommended lessons.


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    Module One - Plant Basics

    501-01 Energy Conversion
    501-02 Turbine Basics
    501-05 Generator Overview

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    Module Two - Plant Science

    170-01 Introduction to Industrial Math
    170-02 Measurements and Calculations
    170-03 Fractions, Percentages, and Ratios
    171-10 Physics – Force and Motion
    171-11 Physics – Energy, Work and Power
    201-01 Working Principles of Simple Machines

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    Module Three - Plant Drawings

    611-01 P&ID Basics
    611-02 Reading a P&ID
    611-03 Electrical Drawings
    611-04 Logic Diagrams
    611-05 Industrial Print Reading Overview

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    Module Four - Plant Electricity

    401-01 Electron Theory
    401-02 Magnetism and Electromagnetism Explained
    401-03 Ohm’s and Kirchhoff’s Laws in DC Circuits
    401-04 Evaluating Series and Parallel DC Circuits
    402-01 Introduction to Alternating Current (AC)
    402-02 Ohm’s and Kirchhoff’s Laws in AC Circuits
    402-03 Inductance in AC Circuits
    402-04 Capacitance in AC Circuits
    402-05 Impedance in AC Circuits
    402-06 AC Power
    402-07 Fundamentals of 3-Phase AC
    405-01 Power Quality
    405-02 Harmonics
    405-03 High-voltage AC
    409-01 AC Induction Motors
    409-02 AC Generators
    409-07 Generator Systems
    415-01 Transformer Basic Operation and Theory
    416-01 Battery Basics
    416-02 Electrical Backup Systems
    416-03 Uninterruptable Power Supplies
    418-01 Electrical Faults and Current Ratings
    418-02 Overcurrent Protection, Fuses & Breakers
    418-03 Protection Relays
    418-04 Transformer, Generator, and Motor Protection
    418-05 Grounding and Bonding

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    Module Five - Plant Instrumentation and Control

    603-01 Instrumentation and Control Overview
    603-02 Principles of Temperature
    603-03 Principles of Pressure
    603-04 Principles of Level
    603-05 Principles of Flow
    603-06 Temperature Instruments
    603-07 Pressure Measuring Devices
    603-08 Level Measuring Devices
    603-09 Flow Measuring Devices
    603-15 Weight Measuring Devices
    613-01 Introduction to Automated Control
    613-02 Pneumatic Control System
    613-03 Introduction to Switches
    613-04 Electronic Control Systems
    617-01 Introduction to Control Modes
    617-02 Operation of Automatic-Manual Transfer Stations
    617-03 Final Control Elements
    621-01 Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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    Module Six - Intro to Plant Equipment

    203-01 Introduction to Bearings
    213-01 Lubrication Basics
    215-01 Introduction to Valves and Their Components
    215-14 Valve Positioners
    215-15 Pressure Regulating Valves
    219-01 Introduction to Centrifugal Pumps
    223-01 Heat Exchanger Theory
    223-03 Closed Heat Exchangers
    225-01 Compressed Air Systems
    231-01 Introduction to Positive Displacement Pumps
    243-01 Introduction to Hydraulics
    271-01 Vibration Introduction
    271-02 Vibration Causes and Characteristics
    271-03 Basic Vibration Troubleshooting Techniques
    417-01 Switchgear
    417-02 Low Voltage Breakers
    417-03 Medium and High Voltage Switchgear
    417-04 General Switchgear Maintenance
    417-05 Switchgear Specific Maintenance Procedures
    417-06 Circuit Breaker Time Travel
    419-01 MOV (Motor Operated Valve) Application and Construction
    419-02 MOV (Motor Operated Valve) Disassembly and Inspection, Part 1
    419-03 MOV (Motor Operated Valve) Disassembly and Inspection, Part 2
    419-04 Limit Switch Adjustment

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    Module Seven - Intro to Hydro-Electric Plant Operations

    583-01 The Hydroelectric Role in the Power System
    583-02 Hydroelectric Power Stations
    583-03 Water Management
    583-04 Hydroelectric Generators
    583-05 Generator Monitoring and Control
    583-06 Hydroelectric Plant Auxiliaries
    583-07 Electrical Equipment in a Hydroelectric Plant
    583-08 Mechanical Governor

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    Module Eight - Plant Systems

    507-01 Generator and Auxiliary Systems’ Functions
    507-02 Generator and Auxiliary Systems’ Flow Paths and Major Components
    507-03 Generator Construction and Process Control
    507-04 Generator and Auxiliary Systems Start-up
    507-05 Generator and Auxiliary Systems’ Normal Operations
    507-06 Generator and Auxiliary Systems’ Shutdown
    560-01 Main Transformers
    560-02 Station Service System
    560-03 Fuses and Circuit Breakers
    560-04 Protective Relays & Instrument Transformers
    560-05 Equipment Disconnects and Grounding

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    Module Nine - Plant Controls

    565-01 Distributed Control System Fundamentals
    565-02 Distributed Control System Components