The UPC team is completing their first week of measurements in Älvkarleby,.
In week 37 the assembly of the IPM and ICM systems at the Vattenfall Research and Development Center began.
Our FDB members went to check the production status for the ICM system at Byberg AS, in Stavanger.
During the last couple of weeks, attempts to mitigate the RVR using a method that belongs to the IPM family
Read our latest blog post on hydraulic scale modelling of pumped storage slants.
AFC4Hydro project will be presented in the frame of the EU Green Week events next week. About the event: “European
We are pleased to inform you that after attending the CEA (Computer Assisted Engineering) Conference, we contributed to the EnginSoft
Our second newsletter is out! This newsletter was written in collaboration with HydroFlex.Both AFC4Hydro and HydroFlex are Horizon 2020 projects
By adding Livia Pitorac to the team FDB strengthens the efforts for the upcoming field tests in the AFC4Hydro project.
The stereoscopic (i.e., three component two dimensional*) PIV measurements in the LTU test rig have now been finalized. In depth
Read our latest blog post on how we use 3D modelling to design custom solutions for different facilities where we
The 2D particle image velocimetry (PIV) measurements in the draft tube cone of the LTU test rig have now been finalized with
As of last week, a particle image velocimetry (PIV) measurement system has been installed in the LTU test rig. Depending on
Read our latest blog post on the thermodynamic method used to determine the hydraulic efficiency of a hydro turbine. https://afc4hydro.eu/blog2/#blogpost7
Watch our new video, where Prof Xavier Escaler, the project coordinator, gives an introduction to the AFC4Hydro project. AFC4Hydro is
On 18th of November 2020 the PhD candidate from UPC, Rafel Roig, participated in the first IAHR Young Professional Congress.
The LTU test rig is now up and running, and the initial effort has been spent on performing efficiency measurements
AFC4Hydro participates as an exhibitor in the 36th CEA (Computer Assisted Engineering) Conference from the 30th of November till the 4th
On the 1st of November 2020 the Project Coordinator Prof. Xavier Escaler gave the Invited Talk entitled: “Developing innovative active
Read our newest blog post about 3D Printing in Hydraulic-Machinery Research at the link below. https://afc4hydro.eu/blog2/#blogpost6 Fig 1- 3D printed
Read our new blog post at https://afc4hydro.eu/blog2/#blogpost5 and watch our new video, that addresses some of the motivations for the
On July 21st – 22nd 2020, Dr Ignazio Floris from ITEAM (Universitat Politecnica de Valencia) visited UPC to show the
As of mid-April, assembling of the LTU test-rig has started. About four meters of piping network that will connect the
Read our newest blog post about CFD, and get to know what it is used for and what the most
Read our newest blog post about digitalization in hydropower on https://afc4hydro.eu/blog2/#blogpost2. Fig 1- Accurate measurements in an industrial environment. Sensors
On Wednesday the 4th of March, Joel Sundström from LTU visited workshop company Tooltech located in Töre 50 km north
Rafel Roig Bauzà has joined the AFC4Hydro UPC team in January 2020 as PhD with a focus on fluid structure
On January 30th UPC staff entered the Arctic Circle in Sweden to visit Porjus power plant as a first step
FDBs Morten Kjeldsen attended the 72nd American Physics Society (APS)- Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD) meeting in Seattle Nov 24-26,
Dr Ingrid K. Vilberg from FDB will take over as WP2 leader in January 2020. She finished her PhD at
The AFC4Hydro Alignment Meeting was held in Barcelona 22 to 24 October 2019. The meeting was organized by project coordinator
Dr Oscar de la Torre has joined AFC4HYDRO Project as a WP3 leader as of September 20th. He has been
Last September 23rd, project coordinator Prof Xavier Escaler and WP3 leader Dr Oscar de la Torre visited the Group for
The UPC team in charge of the AFC4Hydro project has carried out the first internal meeting at the Fluid Mechanics
The Vattenfall turbine test stand located in Älvkarleby 110 km north of Stockholm will host a series of testing necessary
The objective of this work package is to investigate the possibility to mitigate pressure pulsations in hydraulic turbine by the
Thursday and Friday, 26-27th of June 2019, the AFC4Hydro work package leaders and partners all met face to face for