Hydrologic Performance Characteristics of Small Hydro Power Resources for River Systems

수계별 소수력자원의 수문학적 성능특성

  • Received : 2010.03.03
  • Accepted : 2010.04.16
  • Published : 2010.04.30

Abstract

The hydrologic performance characteristics of small hydro power(SHP) sites located in four major river systems have been studied. The model, which can predict flow duration characteristic of stream, was developed to analyze the variation of inflow caused from rainfall condition. And another model to predict hydrologic performance for SHP plants is established. Monthly inflow data measured at Andong dam for 32 years were analyzed. The predicted results from the developed models in this study showed that the data were in good agreement with measured results of long term inflow at Andong dam. The results from hydrologic performance analysis for SHP sites located on five major river systems based on the models developed in this study show that the specific design flowrate and specific output of SHP site have large difference between the river systems.

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