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New AFC4Hydro Video

New AFC4Hydro Video

Read our new blog post at https://afc4hydro.eu/blog2/#blogpost5  and watch our new video, that addresses some of the motivations for the

ITEAM meets UPC

ITEAM meets UPC

On July 21st – 22nd 2020, Dr Ignazio Floris from ITEAM (Universitat Politecnica de Valencia) visited UPC  to show the

Assembling of the LTU test-rig has started

Assembling of the LTU test-rig has started

As of mid-April, assembling of the LTU test-rig has started. About four meters of piping network that will connect the

Blog post about CFD

Blog post about CFD

Read our newest blog post about CFD, and get to know what it is used for and what the most

New blog post about digitalization

New blog post about digitalization

Read our newest blog post about digitalization in hydropower on https://afc4hydro.eu/blog2/#blogpost2. Fig 1- Accurate measurements in an industrial environment. Sensors

LTU visits workshop company to discuss turbine manufacturing

LTU visits workshop company to discuss turbine manufacturing

On Wednesday the 4th of March, Joel Sundström from LTU visited workshop company Tooltech located in Töre 50 km north

New PhD student

New PhD student

Rafel Roig Bauzà has joined the AFC4Hydro UPC team in January 2020 as PhD with a focus on fluid structure

Visit to Porjus

Visit to Porjus

On January 30th UPC staff entered the Arctic Circle in Sweden to visit Porjus power plant as a first step

New AFC4Hydro blog post

New AFC4Hydro blog post

FDBs Morten Kjeldsen attended the 72nd American Physics Society (APS)- Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD) meeting in Seattle Nov 24-26,

New Work Package Leader for WP2

New Work Package Leader for WP2

Dr Ingrid K. Vilberg from FDB will take over as WP2 leader in January 2020. She finished her PhD at

AFC4Hydro Alignment Meeting

AFC4Hydro Alignment Meeting

The AFC4Hydro Alignment Meeting was held in Barcelona 22 to 24 October 2019. The meeting was organized by project coordinator

Work package leader for WP3

Work package leader for WP3

Dr Oscar de la Torre has joined AFC4HYDRO Project as a WP3 leader as of September 20th. He has been

Visit to EPF Lausanne

Visit to EPF Lausanne

Last September 23rd, project coordinator Prof Xavier Escaler and WP3 leader Dr Oscar de la Torre visited the Group for

First meeting of the UPC team

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

Vattenfall turbine test stand- A steppingstone when developing AFC4Hydro technology

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

Introduction to Work Package 1

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

AFC4Hydro Kick-off-meeting

AFC4Hydro Kick-off-meeting

Thursday and Friday, 26-27th of June 2019, the AFC4Hydro work package leaders and partners all met face to face for

Welcome

Welcome

I am glad to announce the start-up of the project AFC4Hydro. The project is funded by the European Commision, starting