Pelton turbine
  • Maurizio Righetti
  • Massimiliano Renzi
  • Francesco Nicolosi
  • Ruben Antona Garcia

Research activity

Experimental and numerical analysis of hydraulic turbines (Pelton, Francis, Kaplan) for hydro-power plants and Pumps-as-Tubines (PATs).

Past works

  • Applications of the PATS in Water Distribution Networks (WDNs) and chemical industrial processes. Prediction methods in off-design operating conditions and at Best Efficiency Point (BEP) of PATs.
  • Effects of viscosity in the performance of PATs.

Ongoing projects

  • Turb-hydro


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