Francis-99 as a reference study for academic research

Francis-99 turbine is extensively used for the academic research at various level starting from Master program to PostDoc. Several researchers are involved to investigate the high head Francis turbine. Followings are the highlight of the research completed and/or in progress.

Postdoc

  1. Trivedi, C. "Fluid Structure Interaction in a High Head Francis Turbine," Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim. Research is in progress.

PhD

  1. Einar, A., "Unsteady pressure measurements in a flexible runner of a Francis turbine," Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim. 2016, Ph. D. is in progress.
  2. Eric, T., "Fluid structure interaction in a high head Francis turbine at steady and transient operating conditions," Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim. 2016, Ph. D. is in progress.
  3. Bergan, C., "Pressure measurements on a Francis turbine," Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim. 2014, Ph. D. is in progress.
  4. Goyal, R., "Experimental investigations on transient characteristics of a high head model Francis turbine," under the collaboration between Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee and Luleå University of Technology, Sweden. 2013, Ph. D. is in progress.
  5. Trivedi, C., 2014, "Experimental and numerical investigations on steady state and transient characteristics of a high head model Francis turbine," under the collaboration between Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee and Luleå University of Technology, Sweden.
  6. Kobro, E., 2010, "Measurement of pressure pulsations in Francis turbines," Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim.

MSc

  1. Agnalt, E., 2016, "Pressure measurements inside a Francis turbine runner," Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim.
  2. Kloster, K., 2016, "Pressure pulsation inside a Francis turbine runner," Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim.
  3. Tovslid, A., 2013, "Trykkpulsasjoner i Francisturbiner -sammenligning av modell og prototypmålinger," Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim.
  4. Tørklep, A., 2012, "Pressure oscillations during start and stop of a high head Francis turbine," Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim.

Publications

  1. Trivedi, C., 2017, "A Review on Fluid Structure Interaction in Hydraulic Turbines: A Focus on Hydrodynamic Damping," Engineering Failure Analysis, 77, pp. 1-22. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2017.02.021.
  2. Trivedi, C., Agnalt, E., and Dahlhaug, O. G., 2017, "Investigations of Unsteady Pressure Loading in a Francis Turbine During Variable-Speed Operation," Renewable Energy, 113, pp. 397-410. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2017.06.005.
  3. Trivedi, C., and Cervantes, M. J., 2017, "Fluid Structure Interaction in Hydraulic Turbines: A Perspective Review," Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 68(1), pp. 87-101. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2016.09.121.
  4. Goyal. R., Trivedi, C., Gandhi, B., K., Cervantes, M., and Dahlhaug, O., G., 2017, “Numerical simulation and validation of a high head model Francis turbine at part load Operating Condition”, Institute of Engineers: India (Springer), p. 14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40032-017-0380-z.
  5. Goyal, R., Gandhi, B. K., Cervantes, M. J., 2017, “Particle Image velocimetry measurements in Francis turbine: A review and application to transient operations, Renewable and Sustainable Energy. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2017.06.108.
  6. Goyal, R., Cervantes, M.J., Gandhi, B.K., 2017, “Vortex Rope Formation in a High Head Model Francis Turbine,” J Fluid Eng-T Asme, 139(4), pp. 041102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4035224.
  7. Goyal, R., Trivedi, C., Gandhi, B. K., Cervantes, M. J., Dahlhaug, O. G., 2016, “Transient pressure measurements at part load operating condition of a high head model Francis turbine,” Sadhana (Springer), 44(11), pp. 1311-1320. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12046-016-0556-x.
  8. Goyal, R., Bergan, C., Cervantes, M.J., Gandhi, B.K., Dahlhaug, O.G., 2016, “Experimental investigation on a high head model Francis turbine during load rejection,” 28th IAHR Symposium, Grenoble, France, July 4-8, 2016.
  9. Bergan, C, Goyal, R., Cervantes, M.J., Dahlhaug, O.G., 2016, “Experimental investigations of a high head model Francis turbine during steady-state operation at off-design conditions,” 28th IAHR Symposium, Grenoble, France, July 4-8, 2016.
  10. Trivedi, C., Cervantes, M., and Gandhi, B., 2016, “Numerical investigation and validation of a Francis turbine at runaway operating conditions,” Energies, 9(3), p. 22. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en9030149.
  11. Trivedi, C., Cervantes, M., and Dahlhaug, O. G., 2016, “Numerical Techniques Applied to Hydraulic Turbines: a Perspective Review,” ASME Applied Mechanics Reviews, 68(1), p. 26. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4032681.
  12. Trivedi, C., Cervantes, M., and Dahlhaug, O., 2016, "Experimental and Numerical Studies of a High-Head Francis Turbine: A Review of the Francis-99 Test Case," Energies, 9(2), p. 74. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en9020074.
  13. Bergan, Carl Werdelin; Amiri, Kaveh; Cervantes, Michel; Dahlhaug, Ole Gunnar. (2015) Preliminary Measurements of the Radial Velocity in the Francis-99 Draft Tube Cone. Journal of Physics, Conference Series. vol. 579 (1). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/579/1/012014.
  14. Trivedi, C., and Cervantes, M. J., 2016, "State of the Art in Numerical Simulation of High Head Francis Turbines," Renew. Energy Environ. Sustain., 1, p. 5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/rees/2016032.
  15. Trivedi, C., Gandhi, B., Cervantes, M., and Dahlhaug, O., 2015, "Experimental investigations of a model Francis turbine during shutdown at synchronous speed," Renewable Energy, 83, pp. 828-836. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2015.05.026.
  16. Sundström, Joel; Amiri, Kaveh; Bergan, Carl Werdelin; Cervantes, Michel; Dahlhaug, Ole Gunnar. (2014) LDA measurements in the Francis-99 draft tube cone. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment. vol. 22 (1). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/22/2/022012.
  17. Trivedi, C., Cervantes, M., Gandhi, B., and Dahlhaug, O., 2014, "Transient pressure measurements on a high head model Francis turbine during emergency shutdown, total load rejection, and runaway," J Fluid Eng-T Asme, 136(12), p. 121107. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4027794.
  18. Trivedi, C., Cervantes, M., Gandhi, B., and Dahlhaug, O., 2014, "Pressure measurements on a high-head Francis turbine during load acceptance and rejection," J Hydraul Res, 52(2), pp. 283-297. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00221686.2013.854846.
  19. Trivedi, C., Cervantes, M., Gandhi, B., and Dahlhaug, O., 2014, "Experimental investigations of transient pressure variations in a high head model Francis turbine during start-up and shutdown," J Hydrodyn, 26(2), pp. 277-290. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1001-6058(14)60031-7.
  20. Trivedi, C., Cervantes, M., Gandhi, B., and Dahlhaug, O. G., 2013, "Experimental and numerical studies for a high head Francis turbine at several operating points," J Fluid Eng-T Asme, 135(11), pp. 1111021-1111017. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4024805.
  21. Kobro, E., Nielsen, T. K., and Dahlhaug, O. G., 2010, "Data Analysis from Onboard Francis Model Runner Pressure Measurements", The 13th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
  22. Kobro, E., Gamboa, A., Bloch, R., and Nielsen, T. K., 2009, "Onboard Pressure Measurement in High Head Francis Prototype Runners", Proceedings from the 3rd IAHR International Meeting of the Workgroup on Cavitation and Dynamic Problems in Hydraulic Machinery and Systems, Brno, Chech Republic, ISBN 978-80-214-3947-4.
  23. Kobro, E., Dahlhaug, O. G., and Nielsen, T., 2008, "Onboard Pressure Measurements in Francis Model Runner Blades", Proceedings from the 24th IAHR Symposium on Hydraulic Machinery and Systems, Foz Do Iguazzu, Brazil, ISBN 978-85-60858-13-1.