Transient Analysis

  • Water Hammer Calculation (incl. Francis, Pelton, Kaplan, Bulb, Francis Pump-turbine, Pumps, Ternary Units)
  • Hydroelectric Transient Analysis (incl. DFIM VarSpeed)
  • Energy Production Optimization (OptiPower software)
  • Control System Optimization (incl. Turbine Gov., AVR, PSS)




System Stability

  • Power Network Stability Analysis (incl. Isolated, Islanded, Interconnected Operation)
  • Grid Code Compliance / Ancillary Services
  • Part load vortex rope
  • Full load vortex rope
  • Rotor stator
  • Speed no load


Complex Flow Analysis

  • CFD Computation
  • Hydroacoustic Resonance Analysis
  • Two Phase Flow Phenomena
  • Model Tests Follow-up
  • Full Load / Part Load Surge Analysis
  • Rotor Stator Interactions




Quantify the true potential of hydropower considering:

  • Concession ends
  • Technology limits
  • Environment conditions
  • Costs

Develop a decision making assistant for hydropower project potential renovation and optimization by considering:

  • Hydraulic structures
  • Hydraulic turbines
  • Electrical systems
  • Services to the grid (Ancillary services)


  1. Selection of the options
  2. Hydraulic performance table
  3. Simulation of 1 year
  4. Ancillary services