PhD Mechanical

PhD Mechanical



Dynamics and stability in reversible pump turbines

Magni Fjørtoft Svarstad

Supervisor: Torbjørn K. Nielsen

Dynamic Response of Francis Turbine Blades

Carl Bergan

Supervisor: Ole Gunnar Dahlhaug

Design of a High-Head Francis Turbine for Variable Speed Configurations

Igor Iliev

Supervisor: Ole Gunnar Dahlhaug

Co-supervisor: Chirag Trivedi

Phd mech 2

Secondary flow and Sediment erosion in Francis turbines

Sailesh Chitrakar

Supervisor: Ole G. Dahlhaug

Co-supervisor: Hari P. Neopane



Post Doc. Maskin



Fluid structure analysis of a model Francis turbine

Chirag Trivedi

Supervisor: Ole Gunnar Dahlhaug

Pressure Pulsations and Fatigue in High Head Francis turbines

Bjørn Winther Solemslie

Supervisor: Ole Gunnar Dahlhaug

Fatigue loads on turbines attached to a conduit system

Celine Faudot

Supervisor: Torbjørn K. Nielsen


Industrial PhD Mechanical



Consequence and active use of free gas in hydro power

Ingrid K. Vilberg

Supervisor: Torbjørn K. Nielsen

Co-supervisor: Morten Kjeldsen

Industrial PhD project with Flow Design Bureau (FDB), supported by The Research Council of Norway.


Dynamic stresses in high head francis turbines

Petter T. K. Østby

Supervisor: Bjørn Haugen

Co-supervisor: Ole Gunnar Dahlhaug

Industrial PhD project with Rainpower, supported by The Research Council of Norway

maskin phd 2

Solid Particle Erosion in Control Valves                                                                   

Eirik Volent

Supervisor: Ole G. Dahlhaug

Co-supervisor: Nils Braaten

FSI Simulation of Steady and Transient Operation of a High Head Francis Turbine

Erik Tengs

Supervisor: Pål-Tore Storli