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9
Sep
By Andreas Tønnessen
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First meeting of the UPC team

The UPC team in charge of the AFC4Hydro project has carried out the first internal meeting at the Fluid Mechanics Department of the Barcelona School of Industrial Engineering (https://etseib.upc.edu/en). The group is composed by:

  • Xavier Escaler, Oscar De La Torre…
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3
Sep
By Andreas Tønnessen
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Vattenfall turbine test stand- A steppingstone when developing AFC4Hydro technology

The Vattenfall turbine test stand located in Älvkarleby 110 km north of Stockholm will host a series of testing necessary for meeting the objectives of the AFC4Hydro project.

Validation and verification of AFC4Hydro technologies require a strong correspondence between results obtained using numerical modelling and…

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20
Aug
By Andreas Tønnessen
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Introduction to Work Package 1

The objective of this work package is to investigate the possibility to mitigate pressure pulsations in hydraulic turbine by the injection of pulsating momentum (IPM). The concept will be investigated experimentally and numerically at different scales in the following order; reduced model (Re»104), turbine…

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 814958