• Design and Test of a Micro Turbine in the Water Power Laboratory 

      Frydenlund, Vetle (Master thesis, 2018)
      The Norwegian company Deep River which specialises in small scale hydro power has developed the concept of a simple and portable micro propeller turbine, delivering 16 kW at a head of 5 meter and a discharge of 400 l/s. ...
    • Design av ventialsjonsvifte 

      Nenseter, Sondre (Master thesis, 2010)
      Bakgrunn Nye EU-direktiver legger press på å komme med nye løsninger som gir lavere energi forbruk i bygninger. Da ventilasjon av bygg krever mye energi, vil optimalisereing av komponenter i ventilasjon systemene bidra ...
    • Design av ventilasjonsvifte 

      Haugsvold, Halvor (Master thesis, 2010)
      For å møte nye, strengere krav til energibruk i næringsbygg og ha mulighet til å realisere Zero Emission Buildings, er det nødvendig med en forbedring av konstruksjon og drift av ventilasjonssystem. Ventilasjonsvifter står ...
    • Design of a Francis Model Test Rig at Kathmandu University 

      Rasmussen, Inger Johanne (Master thesis, 2014)
      Due to the growing energy demand in Nepal and its neighbouring countries, the focuson hydropower development in Nepal has increased. As a consequence, the TurbineTesting Laboratory (TTL) at Kathmandu University (KU) has ...
    • Design of a Pelton Model Test Rig at Kathmandu University 

      Stene, Ida Bordi (Master thesis, 2014)
      Design av Pelton modelltestrigg for Kathmandu University. Pelton-riggen ved vannkraftlaboratoriet på NTNU vil bli brukt som utgangspunkt. Nødvendige endringer vil bli evaluert, designet og dokumentert.
    • Design of a Portable Reverse Osmosis System 

      Løken, Thea Karlsen (Master thesis, 2016)
      The motivation for this thesis was to design a reverse osmosis system that is small, lightweight, durable and easy to transport. The intended application area of the system is to secure the supply of clean drinking water ...
    • Design of a Turbine That Utilizes the Energy in Spill Water of Large Ships 

      Meek, Christoffer (Master thesis, 2018)
      In this master thesis, a Straflo turbine prototype used for energy recovering in large ships was tested, evaluated, and redesigned. The main goals were first to evaluate the performance of the prototype based on efficiency ...
    • Design of the measurment setup for the friction torque and axial load on the Francis turbine test rig 

      Selmurzaev, Magomed (Master thesis, 2016)
      Hydropower laboratories are used to determine the hydraulic performance of model turbines, which can then be used as an indication of expected prototype operation. The rules and guidelines for performance of complete model ...
    • Development of a Francis Turbine Test Rig at Kathmandu University 

      Bådsvik, Julia Kiri Ellinor (Master thesis, 2019)
      Denne masteroppgaven er en del av prosjektet EnergizeNepal, som har som mål å utvikle og bygge en francisturbin-testrigg for Universitetet i Kathmandu som oppfyller kravene i IEC60193. Nepal har store vannkraftressurser, ...
    • Development of a Francis Turbine Test Rig at Kathmandu University 

      Grefstad, Morten (Master thesis, 2017)
      The focus on hydropower development in Nepal has increased as consequence of the growing energy demand in the region. To render possible locally executed performance tests on model turbines, the Turbine Testing Laboratory ...
    • Development of a Francis Turbine Test Rig at Kathmandu University 

      Engøy, Andrea (Master thesis, 2019)
      Nepal har et stort potensial for vannkraft som ikke er utnyttet. Denne masteroppgaven er en del av det langvarige samarbeidet mellom Kathmandu University (KU) og Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet (NTNU) for å ...
    • Development of a Francis Turbine Test Rig at Kathmandu University - Utvikling av en Francisturbin testrigg ved Kathmandu University 

      Kjerschow, Andreas (Master thesis, 2017)
      Even though Nepal is situated between two of the fastest growing economies in the world, India and China, they still lag behind. With the worldwide change towards renewable energy, growing power demand and the vast hydropower ...
    • Development of an accumulator system for a pulsating Pelton nozzle 

      Bergflødt, Thomas Lindseth (Master thesis, 2017)
      Hydro Power Technologies Inc. (HPT) aims to develop a Pelton turbine configuration where a pulsating nozzle shapes the water into projectiles, one for each passing Pelton bucket. The scope of this thesis is to develop and ...
    • Development of new mechanical design of model turbines 

      Rundhaug, Kristoffer (Master thesis, 2014)
      The production of model Francis runner to be used in the Waterpower laboratory at NTNU is a length and costly process. Due to the production cost there are years between each time a new Francis model is bought. The Tokke ...
    • Dimensioning Loads for a Tidal Turbine 

      Sæterstad, Marie Lunde (Master thesis, 2011)
      The main dynamic loads on a tidal turbine are due to the tidal current variation, turbulence, wave-current interaction and wake from the tower and upstream turbines. The design of the turbine is highly dependent on the ...
    • Dimensioning of Kirne Power Plant in Nepal 

      Drange, Line Sjødin (Master thesis, 2009)
      Kirne Power Plant is a planned expansion of Khimti I Hydro Power Plant in Nepal. During the monsoon period there is a lot of excess water, and the the plan is to utilize this water in an extra power plant during the monsoon. ...
    • Dynamic loads on Francis turbines 

      Valkvæ, Ingebjørg (Master thesis, 2016)
      New installations of unregulated power to the electrical grid have led to more fluctuations in the grid frequency. Hydropower plants with large reservoirs can provide services to balance the frequency by increasing or ...
    • Dynamic Loads on Francis Turbines: An Experimental Study 

      Bergan, Carl Werdelin (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2019:64, Doctoral thesis, 2019)
      There is an increasing need for stable and flexible renewable energy. This calls for better lifetime predictions for Francis runners, which in turn requires more knowledge on the dynamic loads on the runner blades. This ...
    • Dynamic Loads on Tidal Turbine Blades 

      Faudot, Céline (Doctoral thesis at NTNU;2016:213, Doctoral thesis, 2016)
      Tidal turbines convert kinetic energy from tidal currents into electricity in a similar way as wind turbines extract energy from wind. The wind energy industry being more developped, tidal turbine designers use therefore ...
    • Effects of sediment erosion in guide vanes of Francis turbines 

      Thapa, Biraj Singh (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2016:260, Doctoral thesis, 2016)
      Erosive wear of turbine components has been a major operational challenge for the runoff-river hydropower plants across the basins of Himalaya in Asia. The hard mineral particles, which are carried by rivers reach the ...