Research – Development – Engineering

Computational fluid dynamics - CFD

Computational fluid dynamics / 3D-CFD

  • Analysis, design and optimization of hydraulic machinery, components and complette systems
  • Water hammer and kind of transient operations of liquid and gas flows
  • Fluid-structure interaction


Test rig

  • Acceptance / approval test acc. to IEC 60193, ISO 9906, IEC 60534
  • Setups for long-term tests / Endurance tests
  • System, operation and life-cycle tests
  • Comparisons of experimental data with numerical simulation results (3D-CFD)



On-site measurements

  • Acc. to IEC 60041 and IEC 62006
  • Thermodynamic efficiency measurement
  • Acoustic discharge measurement
  • Head loss measurements
  • Vibration and tension measurements


Market research & studies turbines pumps systems valves

Market research & studies

  • Technology
  • Markets
  • Decision makers


Expertise & Consulting Turbines pumps systems fitting valve claims product development

Expertise & Consulting

  • Feasibility studies
  • Refurbishment / Upgrading of power plants and systems
  • Product development
  • Support for environmental impact assessments
  • Claims assessment


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Prof. Helmut Jaberg - Head of the institute HFM

Helmut Jaberg

O.Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

+43 316 873 7570


Mr. Helmut Benigni

Assoc. Univ.-Prof.      DI Dr. techn.

+43 316 873 7578