Online course

Online course

Online course: Micro hydro energy recovery and control in water networks

This course discusses the concepts, technologies, systems and protocols of MicroHydro Energy Recovery in water networks.

Learn about Pump as Turbines (PATS), pressure control strategies as well as the opportunities and benefits of energy recovery in water networks.



REQUIREMENTS:  Please note a GMail account and registration is required to join the course


Unit 1 - Pressure Control with Energy Production by PAT (Pump as Turbine) in Water Supply Networks

Unit 2 - Lifecycle of a PUMP AS TURBINE

Unit 3 - PAT Reliability - focus on cavitation and erosion

Unit 4 - Pressure Control with Energy Production by PAT in Water Networks

Unit 5 - Energy recovery with PATs

Unit 6 - Fluid Mechanics and Turbine Design

All lectures are in English. 


Armando Carravetta - University Federico II, Naples, Italy
Aonghus Mc Nabola - Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
Helena Ramos - Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal
Shahran Derakhshan - University of Science & Technology, Iran
John Gallagher - Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
Stefano Malavasi - Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy 
Tullio Tucciarelli - University of Palermo, Italy

This course was delivered during the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences (CISM) course on "Advanced Professional Training on Pressure Control with Energy Production by PAT in Water Supply Networks" given in September 2018 at the International Centre for Mechanical Science, Udine, Italy. It is partially funded by the EU Interreg Atlantic Area project: Reducing Energy Dependencies in Water Networks (REDAWN). 

(c)2019. All rights reserved. The lectures are published by permission from CISM. The course materials remain the copyright of the instructors and permission must be sought from them before reproduction or reuse.