EPFL Teaching

List of EPFL Teaching Courses

Avellan Fran├žois

  • Hydraulic turbomachines

    Doctoral Program in Mechanics,
    Middle East EPFL Section, Master semester 1
    Middle East EPFL Section, Master semester 3
    Section of Mechanical Engineering, Master semester 1
    Section of Mechanical Engineering, Master semester 3
    Section of Physics, Master semester 1
    Language : english
    Academic term : 2018-2019

  • Hydropower plants: generating and pumping units

    Master Lecture on the general layout of a hydropower plant. Detailing the specification of Pelton, Francis, Kaplan and Bulb turbines, Storage pumps and Reversible pump-turbines.

    MINEUR, Autumn semester
    Middle East EPFL Section, Master semester 1
    Middle East EPFL Section, Master semester 3
    Section of Electrical and Electronical Engineering, Master semester 1
    Section of Electrical and Electronical Engineering, Master semester 3
    Language : english
    Academic term : 2018-2019

  • Introduction to turbomachinery

    The student obtains an insight to thermal and hydraulic turbomachinery and the different engine types in the field and learns basic rules for the design and analyses.

    MINEUR, Spring semester
    Section of Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor semester 6
    Language : french
    Academic term : 2018-2019


Farhat Mohamed

  • Aeroelasticity and fluid-structure interaction

    Static and dynamic response of coupled fluid-structure systems as a result of extraneously-induced excitation, motion-induced excitation, and fluid-instability-induced excitation.

    Section of Mechanical Engineering, Master semester 1
    Section of Mechanical Engineering, Master semester 3
    Language : french
    Academic term : 2018-2019

  • Cavitation and interface phenomena

    Introduction, basic concepts; cavitation bubble collapse; dynamique des cavits; cavitation in vorticalstructures; industrial applications.

    Section of Mechanical Engineering, Master semester 1
    Section of Mechanical Engineering, Master semester 3
    Language : french
    Academic term : 2018-2019


Nicolet Christophe

  • Acoustic Hydrodynamic

    Introduction to propagation phenomena in hydraulic systems, water hammer calculation, transient behavior of hydroelectric power plants, numerical simulations of the dynamic behavior of Francis, Pelton and Kaplan turbines, stability study of hydraulic systems

    Section of Mechanical Engineering, Master semester 2
    Section of Mechanical Engineering, Master semester 4
    Language : french
    Academic term : 2018-2019