Hydroelectric Power Plant Design with Hydraulic Pump System

  • Dewn innajie Faculty of Engineering, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
  • Coolen Laure Faculty of Engineering, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
  • Mecandily Gercia Faculty of Engineering, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
Keywords: Energy, Hydraulic Ram Pump, Turbine, Inlet Pipe, Discharge


The goal of this research is to develop a small-capacity power generator that may be used as an alternative energy source for home use, particularly in rural regions. The hydraulic ram pump was included in the design as a critical component for extending the duration of power production by turbines and generators, which was achieved via innovative engineering. During the manufacturing of hydraulic ram pumps, there are three test variants, which are comprised of the intake pipe length (2.6m), the output pipe height (2.5m, 3.2m, and 3.7m), and the outlet pipe diameter (3/4") of each pump. As a consequence of these findings, the average maximum performance of the hydroelectric power plant with the hydraulic ram pump system in this research was achieved at a reservoir height of 2.7 (m), with a voltage resulting in 7.3 (volts) (volts). With a turbine diameter of 46 cm, an intake pipe diameter of 3/4 cm, and a turbine inlet discharge of 7.2 liters per minute, the generator can produce electrical energy to the tune of 7.3 kilowatt hours (volts).


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How to Cite
innajie, D., Laure, C., & Gercia, M. (2021). Hydroelectric Power Plant Design with Hydraulic Pump System. Journal La Multiapp, 2(3), 40-43. https://doi.org/10.37899/journallamultiapp.v2i3.392