Post-Graduate Course

Inter-university intensive and specialized course on Hydraulic Machines Engineering

2017 Short Course

2017 Short Course participants

Organized by EPFL-STI/LMH (Lausanne)

Objectives

Offer a high standard and intensive courses presented by turbo-machinery industrial engineers and researchers through comprehensive seminars and technical visits to selected plants.

Program

  • Useful general concepts on turbo-machinery
    Fundamentals on hydraulic turbo-machinery – Hydrodynamics – Similarity – Cavitation
  • Basic turbo-machinery conception
    Francis turbine geometry
    Pelton turbines
    Pumps design
  • Turbo-machinery calculation
    Current and future tools
    Industrial practice
  • Model- and plant-testing
    Acceptance tests and specific tests
    Model and prototype instrumentation
  • Specific applications
    Fluid pumping other than water (oil, hydrogen)
    Operational problems

Participants

Should attend this program :

  • industrial engineers and researchers interested in specializing or improving turbo-machinery
  • technical universities academic staff
  • graduate students in engineering

Speakers

  • This intensive course is led by the following academic representatives :

    Professor F. AVELLAN, Ph. D. in Engineering
    Chair of Hydraulic Machines
    Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)

  • Associated engineers and/or researchers from :

    GE HYDRO, EDF, SULZER PUMPS, EPFL-STI/LMH, ANDRITZ HYDRO CANADA, INESTEC PORTO, ANDRITZ HYDRO-VEVEY, INPG, POWER VISION, …

Applications conditions

University Degree (or Diploma) in Engineering (or equivalent) or relevant education and professional engineering experience in industry.

Course Duration

40 hours

Price of the Course

CHF 3’500.00 (per person, including technical documentation, technical visit of a Hydropower Plant).
CHF 3’000.00 for the second attendee of the same company or institute.

For more information, contact Mrs Stoudmann Schmutz.