Research Areas of the Department of Fluid Flow Machinery
- Reduction of radial gap losses in axial turbines
- Adaptive turbine stage
- Advanced shaft seals for turbomachinery
Numerical and analytical calculations for hydraulic machines and plants
Research focus with the background of numerical and analytical calculations of hydraulic machine components and the transient behavior of hydropower plants.
Experimental investigations on high pressure plants
Research focus in the field of high pressure plants with experimental background. This includes projects in the field of pumping and Pelton turbines, engine water desanding and cavitation investigations of pumps.