Post-Graduate Course

Inter-university intensive and specialized course on Hydraulic Machines Engineering

Organized by EPFL-PTMH (Lausanne)

Short Course on Hydraulic Machine Engineering 

September 6 to 10, 2021

 

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 : ANDRITZ HYDRO, EDF, GE HYDRO, INESC TEC PORTO, POWER VISION ENGINEERING, SULZER PUMPS, VOITH HYDRO, EPFL-PTMH …

 

Applications conditions

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

 

Course Duration

40 hours

Course Date

The next session is scheduled from September 6 to September 10, 2021. This session will be held if a minimum of 12 attendees are registered.

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.
 
*Cancellation fees : 10% of the amount will be charged.

For more information, contact Mrs. Stoudmann Schmutz.

2021 Short Course on Hydraulic Machines Engineering

This is the program (subjected to change) of the 2021 session of Intensive course on Hydraulic Machines Engineering. Attention : The spoken language of this session is English.

2020 Short Course on Hydraulic Machines Engineering

This is the program of the 2020 session of Intensive course on Hydraulic Machines Engineering. Attention : The spoken language of this session is English.