François Avellan

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Professor Emeritus

francois.avellan@epfl.ch +41 21 693 25 24 http://lmh.epfl.ch

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Fields of expertise

Hydrodynamics of turbines, pumps and pump-turbines
Cavitation
Hydroacoustics
Numerical flow simulations and experimental investigations
IEC 60193 Reduced Scale Physical Model Tests

Publications

Infoscience publications

Teaching & PhD

Teaching

Mechanical Engineering

PhD Programs

Doctoral Program in Energy

Doctoral Program in Mechanics

Courses

Hydropower plants: generating and pumping units

Master Lecture on the general layout of a hydropower plant. Detailing the specification of Pelton, Francis, Kaplan and Bulb turbines, Storage pumps and Reversible pump-turbines.

Hydraulic turbomachines

Master lecture on Hydraulic Turbomachines: impulse and reaction turbines,pumps and pump-turbines.