Drink your energy - From water to electricity

General description

What happens when you touch the light switch? Where does the electricity come from? "Drink your energy - From water to electricity" is a course that gives you the opportunity to explore Icelands most beautiful natural resources combined with amazing hydro power plants.

Academic information

Content and topics:
Here following are the topics of the lectures. Environmental Impact Assessment; Engineering Hydraulics; Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering; Seismic Analysis and Design of rock fill dams; Hydro - Electric power plants; Mechanics in Hydro - Electric power plants.
Learning goals and objectives:
Learn the basics of building a hydro-electric power plant
Examination type:
Final exam
ECTS credits issued:
Not known yet

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
Motivation letter

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

Bungalows / Mattresses
three meals a day, at least one warm meal