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Hydropower engineering is a field of engineering that comprises a multitude of different skills and subjects. Primarily, hydropower engineering is concerned with developing systems that convert the energy of flowing water into electricity. Doing this requires a variety of people with different skills and specializations. What...

Hydroelectric power, sometimes referred to as hydroelectricity, is dependent on moving water. Water is the largest single renewable energy source responsible for electricity generation in America. Hydroelectric Plants Explained In a three-step energy process, hydropower plants capture the kinetic energy of falling water and use it to generate electricity....

Hydroelectric power, otherwise called hydroelectricity, is generated by the force of falling water. While that may be an oversimplified version of how hydroelectric power works, it can definitively be categorized as a renewable type of global energy. Sustainable power allows us to tap into naturally...

There is some confusion around the difference between weirs and barrages, more particularly how they fit in the spectrum of dams category as a whole. Effectively, both weirs and barrages are what’s called headworks that are used to increase the head of water on the...

From ancient times to modern times, civilizations build dams of varying designs to divert water flow, irrigate lands and generate power supply. There is one in particular which has the reputation for fascinating historians and engineers that come across it. It is the 2000-year-old Grand Anicut...

If you want to do business with the government, there’s one place you need to start. That’s getting familiar with federal acquisition regulations (FAR.) After all, this set of regulations outlines and governs when and how the government can purchase contracts with outside businesses. Not...

Budgeting a project can be difficult, especially when labor is involved. While some industries have fixed payment structures when it comes to labor, others, such as contracting, have multiple ways to handle paying the contractor: hourly, fixed bid, milestone-based. The choices are many, and it...