Offered at no cost, the 1-week, virtual course is aimed at local manufacturers based in Asia Africa, or Latin America who have experience in designing and fabricating small-scale (<1 MW) hydropower turbines. At the core of the course curriculum is an open source Turgo turbine design package, including engineering drawings, a design spreadsheet and a 3D CAD file. Participants will benefit from a practical skill-building opportunity, while contributing to further refinement of the design package.
Turgo Turbine - Open Source Design
Introduction to the Turgo turbine, including pros and cons
Walk-through of design spreadsheet
Overview of engineering drawings
Optional refresher modules on water resource assessment, terrain assessment, power output & turbine selection
PRE-QUALIFICATIONS: All local manufacturers based in Asia, Africa, or Latin America, who submit the Application Form by June 15, 2022, will be accepted. Those based in other regions can contact the instructor at email@example.com.