Post-Graduate Course

Inter-university intensive and specialized course on Hydraulic Machines Engineering

Organized by EPFL-STI/LMH (Lausanne)

Short Course on Hydraulic Machine Engineering 

Date: August 31 to September 4, 2020

Schedule tentative program

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

Registration form.

 
CHF 3’500.00 (VAT 7.7% not included) per person, including technical documentation, technical visit of a Hydropower Plant.

CHF 3’000.00 (VAT 7.7% not included) for the second attendee of the same company or institute.

For more information, contact Mrs. Stoudmann Schmutz.

2019 Short Course on Hydraulic Machines Engineering

This is the program (subjected to change) of the 2019 session of Intensive course on Hydraulic Machines Engineering. Attention : The spoken language of this session is English. The 2020 session will be held in French.

2018 Short Course on Hydraulic Machines Engineering

This is the program (subjected to change) of the 2018 session of Intensive course on Hydraulic Machines Engineering. Attention : The spoken language of this session is French. The 2019 session will be held in English