François Avellan

EPFL STI IGM LMH
AU -1 7024 (Aula des Cèdres - sous-sol)
Av. de Cour 33bis
CH-1007 Lausanne

Unit: SGM-ENS

Unit: SMA-ENS

Web site: http://apel.epfl.ch/
Unit: APEL

Administrative data

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

Teaching & PhD

Teaching

  • Mechanical Engineering,
  • Mathematics

PhD Programs

  • Doctoral Program in Energy
  • Doctoral Program in Mechanics

PhD Students

Courses

Hydraulic turbomachines

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


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. goto


Introduction to turbomachinery

The student obtains an insight to thermal and hydraulic turbomachinery and the different engine types in the field and learns basic rules for the design and analyses. goto