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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering D-index 36 Citations 5,983 269 World Ranking 755 National Ranking 11


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Mechanics
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Thermodynamics

His main research concerns Mechanics, Draft tube, Francis turbine, Turbine and Cavitation. His Mechanics study frequently draws connections to adjacent fields such as Classical mechanics. His research integrates issues of Flow, Pressure sensor, Pressure measurement, Flow and Electrical engineering in his study of Draft tube.

His Francis turbine research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Rope, Added mass, Particle image velocimetry, Natural frequency and Meteorology. The study incorporates disciplines such as Stall, Fluid–structure interaction, Inviscid flow, Scale model and Operating point in addition to Turbine. He interconnects Convection, Hydraulic machinery, Marine engineering, Surge and Erosion in the investigation of issues within Cavitation.

His most cited work include:

  • Detection of cavitation in hydraulic turbines (229 citations)
  • Experimental Study and Numerical Simulation of the Flindt Draft Tube Rotating Vortex (150 citations)
  • Analysis of the Swirling Flow Downstream a Francis Turbine Runner (127 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary areas of study are Mechanics, Cavitation, Turbine, Francis turbine and Draft tube. His study connects Classical mechanics and Mechanics. His Cavitation research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Leading edge, Parsing, Erosion and Hydraulic machinery.

His biological study deals with issues like Control theory, which deal with fields such as Electric power system and Transient. François Avellan has researched Francis turbine in several fields, including Marine engineering, Natural frequency, Structural engineering, Computer simulation and Scale model. François Avellan has included themes like Wake and Vortex shedding in his Vortex study.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Mechanics (38.01%)
  • Cavitation (27.49%)
  • Turbine (26.68%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2013-2021)?

  • Mechanics (38.01%)
  • Francis turbine (25.34%)
  • Draft tube (21.56%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

François Avellan mainly focuses on Mechanics, Francis turbine, Draft tube, Turbine and Hydraulic machinery. In most of his Mechanics studies, his work intersects topics such as Classical mechanics. His Francis turbine research includes themes of Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes equations, Computational fluid dynamics, Convection, Marine engineering and Computer simulation.

His Draft tube research also works with subjects such as

  • Compressed air that intertwine with fields like AC power,

  • Synchronous condenser that intertwine with fields like Free surface. His Turbine study incorporates themes from Torque, Control theory, Power station, Energy recovery and Hydropower. His Hydraulic machinery study also includes

  • Scale model that connect with fields like Simulation,

  • Rotational speed most often made with reference to Specific speed.

Between 2013 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Study of the vortex-induced pressure excitation source in a Francis turbine draft tube by particle image velocimetry (75 citations)
  • Cavitation surge modelling in Francis turbine draft tube (50 citations)
  • Fluid–structure interaction mechanisms leading to dangerous power swings in Francis turbines at full load (46 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics

His primary areas of investigation include Mechanics, Hydraulic machinery, Cavitation, Draft tube and Francis turbine. His work deals with themes such as Normal mode and Classical mechanics, which intersect with Mechanics. His Hydraulic machinery study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Suction, Range, Turbine, Scale model and Hydropower.

His studies in Cavitation integrate themes in fields like Vortex, Flow and Pressure measurement. His Draft tube study which covers Electricity generation that intersects with Electricity and Operations research. The Francis turbine study combines topics in areas such as Marine engineering, Natural frequency, Convection and Pressure sensor.

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Best Publications

Detection of cavitation in hydraulic turbines

Xavier Escaler;Eduard Egusquiza;Mohamed Farhat;François Avellan.
Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing (2006)

437 Citations

Analysis of the Swirling Flow Downstream a Francis Turbine Runner

Romeo Susan-Resiga;Gabriel Dan Ciocan;Ioan Anton;Ioan Anton;François Avellan.
Journal of Fluids Engineering-transactions of The Asme (2006)

234 Citations

Experimental Study and Numerical Simulation of the Flindt Draft Tube Rotating Vortex

Gabriel Dan Ciocan;Monica Sanda Iliescu;Thi Cong Vu;Bernd Nennemann.
Journal of Fluids Engineering-transactions of The Asme (2007)

218 Citations

Experimental Evidence of Rotating Stall in a Pump-Turbine at Off-Design Conditions in Generating Mode

Vlad Hasmatuchi;Mohamed Farhat;Steven Roth;Francisco Botero.
Journal of Fluids Engineering-transactions of The Asme (2011)

174 Citations

Introduction to Cavitation in Hydraulic Machinery

François Avellan.
Scientific Bulletin of the Politehnica University of Timisoara: Transactions on Mechanics (2004)

152 Citations

Flow Investigation in a Francis Draft Tube : the Flindt Project

François Avellan.
Proceedings of the 20th IAHR Symposium, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, August (2000)

142 Citations

Analysis of the Cavitating Draft Tube Vortex in a Francis Turbine Using Particle Image Velocimetry Measurements in Two-Phase Flow

Monica Sanda Iliescu;Gabriel Dan Ciocan;François Avellan.
Journal of Fluids Engineering-transactions of The Asme (2008)

127 Citations

Cavitation Influence on von Kármán Vortex Shedding and Induced Hydrofoil Vibrations

Philippe Ausoni;Mohamed Farhat;Xavier Escaler;Eduard Egusquiza.
Journal of Fluids Engineering-transactions of The Asme (2007)

124 Citations

Numerical simulation of fluid added mass effect on a francis turbine runner

Q W Liang;C G Rodriguez;Eduard Egusquiza;Xavier Escaler.
Computers & Fluids (2007)

123 Citations

Pump-Turbine Rotor-Stator Interactions in Generating Mode: Pressure Fluctuation in Distributor Channel

A. Zobeiri;J. L. Kueny;M. Farhat;F. Avellan.
Proceedings of the 23rd IAHR Symposium on Hydraulic Machinery and Systems, Yokohama, Japan (2006)

122 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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