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Introduction to fluid dynamics in water turbines

  • Course code: FMMS004
  • Course higher education credits: 2.0
  • Graduate school: Thermo and Fluid Dynamics
  • Course start: 2022-10-19
  • Course end: 2022-10-21
  • Course is normally given: Only this time. If there is interest it can be set up again at a time that is suitable for those who are interested
  • Language: The course will be given in English
  • Nordic Five Tech (N5T): This course is free for PhD students from N5T universities
  • Introduction and background
  • Water turbine types and their operating ranges
  • Basic principles
  • Dimensional analysis and scaling effects
  • Losses and flow imperfections
  • Cavitation
  • Principles of CFD in water turbines
Dixon and Hall, Fluid Dynamics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery, (1- 2 selected chapters, so the book should not be purchased), lecture notes and handouts.
Dr. Saeed Salehi
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