HYDRO POWER



Formula for Hydro Power Calculation

Power(kw)=gxQxHxn :

where g= gravity=9.81

Q=net  discharge in cumecs

H=net head in metres

n= efficiency (85%)

Typical calculation

Gross head 6.30 m
Head loss 10.00 %
Net head 5.67 m
Discharge 360.00 cusecs
Majors drawal 23.00 cusecs
Net discharge 337.00 cusecs
1cumec= 35.31 cusecs
Discharge 9.54 cumecs
Efficiency 0.85  
Gravity 9.81  
Plant capacity 451.24 KW
Day 24.00 hours
Over load 15.00 %
Net capacity 518.92 KW
Max energy in a day 12454.10 Units
Milion 1000000  
Year 365 days
Total energy per year 3.95 MU

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