Pedro Manso

Station 18
CH-1015 Lausanne

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Teaching & PhD


Civil Engineering

PhD Programs

Past EPFL PhD Students

Pachoud Alexandre Jean ,


Hydraulic structures and schemes

Hydraulic structures and schemes are vital for ensuring supply of clean and renewable energy as well as water in enough quantity and sufficient good quality in order to fight against famine, poverty and deceases in the world.

Dams and appurtenant hydraulic structures

Dams corresponds to the largest structures ever built by man. The course gives an introduction in the fascinating field of design and construction of dams required for supply of water and energy but integrated in the environment all over the world.

Hydraulic and hydroelectric structures and schemes

The general conception design and layout of different hydroelectric and pumped-storage infrastructure, with the design of the main hydraulic structures.