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Research Areas of the Department of Fluid Flow Machinery

Turbomachinery flow

  • Reduction of radial gap losses in axial turbines
  • Adaptive turbine stage
  • Advanced shaft seals for turbomachinery

Projects of the research area Turbomachinery flow

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.

Projects of the research area Numerical and analytical calculations for hydraulic machines and 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.

Projects of the research area Experimental investigations on high pressure plants