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Prof. Dr.sc.tech. Peter Rutschmann

Technische Universität München

Lehrstuhl für Wasserbau und Wasserwirtschaft (Prof. Rutschmann)

Postadresse

Postal:
Arcisstr. 21
80333 München

Lebenslauf

POSITIONS HELD

2007- ongoing
Full professor, Chair of Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering, Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany
Hydraulic and water resources engineering and director of the Oskar von Miller Institute and the Dieter Thoma Laboratory
2004 - 2007 Director of Institute for Hydraulic Engineering, University of Innsbruck (IWI), Austria
2002 - 2007 Full professor, Institute for Hydraulic Engineering, University of Innsbruck (IWI), Austria
Hydromechanics and hydrological engineering
1980 - 2001 Research and senior research engineer, VAW-ETHZ, Switzerland
Hydraulic and numerical modeling, lecturer and supervisor
1994 Invited scientific guest at National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), Christchurch, New Zealand
Workshop on “Finite Elements in Fluids” and collaboration in various research projects:
· Flow patterns associated with streaming filamental periphyton
· Evolution of a stable channel in a gravel bed river
· Distribution of velocities across and along a river reach
· Turbulence under flood waves

EDUCATION

1984 - 1988
Research engineer, Laboratory of Hydraulics, Hydrology and Glaciology of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (VAW-ETHZ), Switzerland
PhD thesis entitled “Spillway chute aerators - Operation, Design and Calculation”
First examiner: Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. D. Vischer, second examiners: Prof. Dr. T. Dracos and
Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. H. Kobus
1973 - 1979 Civil engineering studies, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Diploma thesis “Seawage system and seawage treatment plant at Lake of Locarno”
Supervised by Prof. Dr. R. Heierli

PATENTS

  • Patent “Schachtkraftwerk”, German, European and US patent approved
  • Patent “Schachtkraftwerk mit Dammtafeln”, international patent pending
  • Patent “Schachtkraftwerk mit Schachtspülung”, international patent pending
  • Patent “Wasserkraftwerksrechenanordnung”, international patent pending
  • Patent “Wasserkraftwerksrechen”, international patent pending
  • Patent “Mehrschachtanlagen”, international patent pending
  • Patent „A method for determining and/or trading the spatial distribution of an accoustic impedance within a given volume of water (3D sensorless fish tracking)”, European patent application

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

since 2008
Deutsches Talsperrenkomitee (DTK)
since 2007 Deutsche Vereinigung für Wasserwirtschaft, Abwasser und Abfall (DWA)
since 2007 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
since 2002 Austrian Society for Hydrology
since 1980 International Association of Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR)

SELECTED AWARDS

2015
Bavarian State Medal for special merits on behalf of the environment issues
since 2010 Advisory Board of BAW, the Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute
since 2009 Member of the Council of the Europe Division of International Association for Hydro-Environmental Engineering and Research (IAHR)
since 2009 Member of the Board (Beirat) of the German Association of Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA), Bavarian Section
until 2008 Vice-President Austrian Society for Hydrology (ÖGH)

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS

  • Dam hydraulics, reservoir management, small hydropower, hydropower
  • Flood management
  • River engineering, river morphology, fish habitat and aquatic population modelling
  • Physical, numerical, hybrid and etho-hydraulic modelling

Publikationen

PEER-REVIEWED PAPERS

(25)
Heydeck L, Spannring M, Rutschmann P (2016) Sanierung der Unteren Salzach. – Renaturierung =Hochwasserschutz? Wasserwirtschaft, 106, 29-33
(24) Qian J, Walters E, Rutschmann P, Wagner M, Horn H, (2015) Modelling the influence of total suspended solids on E. coli removal in river water. Water Science and Technology, 72, wst2015605, DOI: 10.2166/wst.2015.605
(23) Geiger F, Rutschmann P (2015) Cavitation erosion - scale effect and model investigations. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 656, conference 1, Paper no. 012047, 4 pages, iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/656/1/012047 9th International Symposium on Cavitation (CAV 2015), EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland, cav2015.epfl.ch/page-127170-en.html
(22) Kaveh K, Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2015) Improvement of ANFIS model by developing of novel hybrid learning algorithms for contraction scour modeling. Mathematics in engineering, science and aerospace, MESA, 6, 615-628
(21) Walters E, Kätzl K., Schwarzwälder K, Rutschmann P, Müller E, Horn H (2015) Verbleib von faekalen Indikatorkeimen aus Mischwasserentlastungen nach der Einleitung in Fliessgewaesser. GWF Wasser, Abwasser, 156,.62-70
(20) Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2015) Anwendung eines numerischen Modellsystems zur Bewertung von Geschiebehaushalt und Äsche-Laichhabitaten des Hochrheins. Wasserwirtschaft, 105, 27-32
(19) Bui MD, Kaveh K, Penza P, Rutschmann P (2015) Contraction scour estimation using data-driven methods. Journal of Applied Water Engineering and Research, 3, 14 pages
(18) Skublics D, Rutschmann P (2015) Progress in natural flood retention at the Bavarian Danube. Natural Hazards, 75, 51-67
(17) Yao W, Rutschmann P, Sudeep (2014) Modeling of river velocity, temperature, bed deformation and its effects on rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) habitat in Lees Ferry, Colorado River. International Journal of Environmental Research, 8, 14 pages
(16) Walters E, Kätzl K., Schwarzwälder K, Rutschmann P, Müller E, Horn H (2014) Persistence of fecal indicator bacteria in sediment of an oligotrophic river: Comparing large and lab-scale flume systems. Water Research, 61, 276–287.
(15) Yao W, Rutschmann P (2014) Use of a self-propelled, fish-shaped, computer model to study the effects of shape and tail-beat frequency on torque and velocity in salmon-shaped fish. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology, 47, 161-172
(14) Skublics D, Rutschmann P (2014) Hochwasserrückhalt durch natürliche Hochwasserretention entlang der bayerischen Donau. Wasserwirtschaft, 104, 20-27.
(13) Walters E, Schwarzwälder K, Rutschmann P, Müller E, Horn H (2014) Influence of resuspension on the fate of fecal indicator bacteria in large-scale flumes mimicking an oligotrophic river. Water Research, 48, 466-477.
(12) Disse M, Drewes JE, Rutschmann P (2013) Presentation of the International Master Programme "Environmental Engineering" at the Technical University Munich (TUM). Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung, 57, 94-99.
(11) Stamou AI, Rutschmann P (2011) Teaching simple water quality models. Education for Chemical Engineers, 6, e132-e141
(10) Rutschmann P, Sepp A, Geiger F, Barbier J (2011) Das Schachtkraftwerk – ein Wasserkraftkonzept in vollständiger Unterwasseranordnung. Wasserwirtschaft, 101, 33-36.
(9) Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2010) Numerical modeling of non-equilibrium graded sediment transport in a curved open channel. Computers & Geosciences, 36, 792-800.
(8) Näf D, Rickenmann D, Rutschmann P, McArdell B (2006) Comparison of flow resistance relations for debris flows using a one-dimensional finite element simulation model. Natural hazards and Earth System Sciences, 6, 155-165.
(7) Krüger S, Rutschmann P (2006) Modelling 3D supercritical flow with an extended shallow water approach. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 132, 916-926.
(6) Sulzer S, Rutschmann P, Kinzelbach W (2002) Flood discharge prediction using 2D inverse modelling. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 128, 46-54.
(5) Krüger S, Rutschmann P (2001) Closure to “Advances in Calculation Methods for Supercritical Flow in Spillway Channels.” Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 127, 329.
(4) Krüger S, Rutschmann P (2001) Advances in Calculation Methods for Supercritical Flow in Spillway Channels. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 127, 328-330.
(3) Goring DG, Walsh JM, Rutschmann P, Trösch J (1997) Modeling the distribution of velocity in a river cross-section. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 31, 155-162.
(2) Rutschmann P, Hager WH (1992) Closure to “Air entrainment at spillway aerators”. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 118, 116-117.
(1) Rutschmann P, Hager WH (1990) Air entrainment at spillway aerators. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 116, 765-782.

REVIEWED PAPERS

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Rutschmann P, Schäfer S (2015) Das Schachtkraftwerk - Konzept, Funktion und Betrieb. Wasserkraft und Energie, 21, 32-39
(18) Dittrich A, Fröhle P, Graw K-U, Grünewald U, Haberlandt U, Hinkelmann R, Jensen J, Meon G, Nacken H, Niemann A, Rutschmann P, Schlurmann T, Schumann A (Initiator), Schüttrumpf H, Stamm J, Theobald S, Wieprecht S (2013) Resolution von Professorinnen und Professoren der Lehrstühle für Wasserbau und Ingenieurhydrologie an deutschen Universitäten vom 15. Juni 2013: Versagt der Hochwasserschutz in Deutschland? Korrespondenz Wasserwirtschaft, 6, 358-359
(17) Rutschmann P (2012) Die Energiewende. Kommentar. Wasserwirtschaft, 102, 3.
(16) Rutschmann P, Sepp A, Geiger F, Barbier J (2011) A new take on hydro power design. International Water Power & Dam Construction, 63, 22-25.
(15) Schwarz P, Rutschmann P (2010) Das wasserbauliche Versuchswesen im Strom der Zeit. Wasserwirtschaft, 100, 55-60.
(14) Rutschmann P (2008) Benefits from Hydrodynamic Simulations for Hydrology. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 10, EGU2008-A-12418.
(13) Premstaller G, Zößmayr M, Rutschmann P (2008) Pumpspeicherkraftwerk Kops II - CFD gestützte Detailplanung. Wasserwirtschaft, 98, 35-40.
(12) Theiner D, Rutschmann P (2005) An inverse modelling approach for the estimation of hydrological model parameters. Journal of Hydroinformatics, IWA Publishing, London, U.K.
(11) Rutschmann P, Feurich R, Premstaller G, Theiner D, Zößmayr M (2005) Numerik im Wasserbau - Fallbeispiele aus Praxis und Forschung. Österreichische Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaft, 57, 1-9.
(10) Rutschmann P (2005) Numerische Modelle im Wasserbau. Österreichische Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaft, 57, S. a11
(9) Kaceniauskas A, Rutschmann P (2004) Parallel FEM software for CFD problems. Informatica Lithuanian Academy of Sciences,1/15, 363-378.
(8) Kaceniauskas A, Kacianauskas R, Rutschmann P (1996) Modelling of the flow through sluicegate by the finite element method. Mokslinis Informacinis Leidinys, 10, 21-25.
(7) Kacianauskas R, Rutschmann P (1996) Implementation and testing of finite elements for navierstokes equations in the FEMTOOL code. Mechanika, 2, 5-15.
(6) Rutschmann P, Hager WH (1996) Diffusion of floodwaves. Journal of Hydrology, 178, 19-32.
(5) Rutschmann P, Hager WH (1990) Design and performance of spillway chute aerators. Water Power & Dam Construction, 42, 36-42.
(4) Rutschmann P (1988) Spillway Chute Aerators - Operation, Design and Calculation. VAW (ed Vischer D), 97, 255 pages. Zurich, Switzerland.
(3) Rutschmann P, Volkart PU (1988) Spillway chute aeration - Interaction of pumping device and supply system. Water Power & Dam Construction, 40, 10-15.
(2) Rutschmann P (1987) Transversale Druckverteilung unter Schussrinnenbelüftern - Auswirkungen auf den Lufteintrag. Wasserwirtschaft, 77, 219-223.
(1) Volkart PU, Rutschmann P (1984) Air Entrainment Devices (Air Slots). VAW (ed Vischer D), 72, 57 pages. Zurich, Switzerland.

BOOK CHAPTERS

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Rutschmann P, Sepp A, Geiger F, Barbier J (2013) Das Schachtkraftwerk – ein Wasserkraftkonzept in vollständiger Unterwasseranordnung. Wasserkraftprojekte. Ausgewählte Beiträge aus der Fachzeitschrift WasserWirtschaft, (ed Heimerl S), pp. 286-291, P-ISBN 978-3-658-00995-3. Wiesbaden, Germany.
(4) Rutschmann P (2013) Ökologische, fischfreundliche Wasserkraft an Fließgewässern. Kapitel 3.4.2. In: Nachhaltige Wasserbewirtschaftung. Konzept und Umsetzung eines vernünftigen Umgangs mit dem Gemeingut Wasser, Kapitel 3 Nachhaltige Technologie als praktische Konkretisierung des IWRM. (ed Grambow M, Vieweg & Teubner), pp. 268-278, P-ISBN 978-3-8348-1863-8, e-ISBN 978-3-8348-2275-8. Wiesbaden, Germany.
(3) Rutschmann P, Premstaller G, Bezzola GR (2008) Wellenbildung im Traversensystem - Fallbeispiel Kleine Schliere. In: Ereignisanalyse Hochwasser 2005, Teil 2 (eds Bezzola GR, Hegg C), pp. 181-196. Bundesamt für Umwelt, Bern, Switzerland.
(2) Volkart PU, Rutschmann P (1991) Aerators on Spillways. In: Air Entrainment in Free Surface Flows (IAHR Hydraulic Structures Design Manual, No. 4), (ed Wood IR, Balkema), pp. 85-113, ISBN 978-90-6191-994-0. Rotterdam, Netherlands.
(1) Rutschmann P, Volkart PU, Vischer D (1987) Intake structures. In: Swirling Flow Problems at Intakes (IAHR Hydraulic structures Design Manual, No. 1 : Hydraulic Design Considerations), (ed Knauss J, Balkema AA), pp. 91-100, ISBN 978-90-6191-643-7. Rotterdam, Netherlands.

PROCEEDINGS

(138) Kaveh K, Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2015) New hybrid learning algorithms in adaptive neuro fuzzy inference systems for contraction scour modeling. Proc. of the 14th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2015), Session 14 Environmental data analysis and modelling, Paper ID cest2015_01401, 6 pages, Rhodes, Greece, cest.gnest.org/cest15proceedings/public_html/papers_raw.html
(137) Rehman SA, Riaz Z, Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2015) Application of a 1D numerical model for sediment management in Dasu hydropower project. Proc. of the 14th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2015), (ed Lekkas, TD), Session 19.2 Dams and the environment, Paper ID cest2015_01383, 5 pages, Rhodes, Greece, cest.gnest.org/cest15proceedings/public_html/papers_raw.html
(136) Duong TA, Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2015) Impact of climate change on salinity intrusion in the Mekong Delta. Proc. of the 14th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2015), (ed Lekkas, TD), Session 29 Climate change, Paper ID cest2015_01382, 5 pages, Rhodes, Greece, cest.gnest.org/cest15proceedings/public_html/papers_raw.html
(135) Stamou AT, Rutschmann P, Rumbaur C (2015) Energy and reservoir management for optimized use of water resources. A case study within the water-food-energy context of nexus in the Nile River basin. Proc. of the 14th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2015), (ed Lekkas, TD), Session 18 Water and energy footprint, Paper ID cest2015_01377, 5 pages, Rhodes, Greece, cest.gnest.org/cest15proceedings/public_html/papers_raw.html
(134) Papadonikolaki G, Benserhir K, Stamou AI, Stefanakos J, Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2015) Design of an environmentally friendly small hydropower plant in the Aliakmon River, Greece. Proc. of the 14th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2015), (ed Lekkas, TD), Session 19.2 Dams and the environment, Paper ID cest2015_01375, 5 pages, Rhodes, Greece, cest.gnest.org/cest15proceedings/public_html/papers_raw.html
(133) Nitsa M, Gkesouli A, Bui MD, Stamou AI, Rutschmann P (2015) Modeling the effect of wind in rectangular settling tanks for water supply. Proc. of the 14th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2015), (ed Lekkas, TD), Session 7 Water supply and treatment, Paper ID cest2015_01374, 5 pages, Rhodes, Greece, cest.gnest.org/cest15proceedings/public_html/papers_raw.html
(132) Sergeant F, Papadonikolaki G, Stamou AI, Bui MD, Rutschmann P, Dimitriou E, Skoulikidis N (2015) Preliminary assessment of the effect of water abstraction in Sperchios River (Greece)on its ecological status using the hydraulic habital model PHABSIM. Proc. of the 14th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2015), (ed Lekkas, TD), Session 25.1 Ecology and ecosystem management, Paper ID cest2015_01373, 5 pages, Rhodes, Greece, cest.gnest.org/cest15proceedings/public_html/papers_raw.html
(131) Theodoropoulos C, Papadonikolaki, G, Stamou A, Bui MD, Rutschmann P, Skoulikidis N (2015) A methodology for the determination of environmental flow releases from dams based on hydrodynamic habitat modelling and benthic macroinvertebrates. Proc. of the 14th International Conference on 5 Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2015), (ed Lekkas, TD), Session 19.2 Dams and the environment, Paper ID cest2015_01355, 5 pages, Rhodes, Greece, cest.gnest.org/cest15proceedings/public_html/papers_raw.html
(130) Liepert T, Kuhlmann A, Haimerl G, Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2015) Optimization of fish pass entrance location at a hydropower plant considering site-specific constraints. Proc. of the 14th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2015), (ed Lekkas, TD), Session 19.2, Dams and the environment, Paper ID cest2015_01381, 5 pages, Rhodes, Greece, cest.gnest.org/cest15proceedings/public_html/papers_raw.html
(129) Bader (Roenneberg) S, Rutschmann P (2015) Kraftwerke an Bundeswasserstraßen: Datenerhebung und Untersuchung der UW-Strömungsstrukturen. Herstellung der ökologischen Durchgängigkeit der Bundeswasserstraßen. 4. Kolloquium: Forschung und Entwicklung zur Qualitätssicherung von Maßnahmen an Bundeswasserstraßen, (ed Bundesanstalt für Gewässerkunde BfG), pp. 79-86, DOI: 10.5675/BfG_Veranst_2015.1, Koblenz, Germany
(128) Geiger F, Schäfer S, Rutschmann P (2015) Fish damage and fish protection at hydro power plants. Experimental investigation of small fish under laboratory conditions. Deltas of the Future (and what happens upstream). Proc. 36th IAHR World Congress, Themes: (T) Hydro-environment, (ST) Ecohydraulics and ecohydrology, Parallel session: 14G. Environment - Renewable, 6 pages, ISBN: 978-90-824846-0-1, The Hague, The Netherlands
(127) Bui MD, Kaveh K, Rutschmann P (2015) Integrating artificial neural networks into hydromorphological model for fluvial channels. Deltas of the Future (and what happens upstream). Proc. 36th IAHR World Congress, Themes: (T) Sediment management and morphodynamics, (ST) Sediment transport mechanisms and modelling, Poster pitches, Parallel session: Poster pitch: 3A. Sediment - Erosion, 8 pages, ISBN: 978-90-824846-0-1, The Hague, The Netherlands
(126) Giehl S, Skublics D, Schmid M, Rutschmann P (2015): Wirkungsanalyse und Priorisierung von steuerbaren Flutpoldern entlang der bayerischen Donau. Aktuelle Herausforderungen im Flussgebietsund Hochwassermanagement. Prozesse – Methoden – Konzepte, (eds Evers M, Diekkrüger B), (Forum für Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung, DWA, 35.15), pp. 305-314, ISBN: 978-3-88721- 229-2, Bonn, Germany
(125) Sepp A, Rutschmann P (2014) Ecological Hydroelectric Concept „Shaft Power Plant“. Innovations and Development Needs for Sustainable Growth of Hydropower. Proc. of the 18th International Seminar on Hydropower Plants [Viennahydro], (ed Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik, TU Wien), 11 pages, Vienna, Austria
(124) Rutschmann P, Sepp A, Geiger F, Schäfer S (2014) Schachtkraftwerk - Konzept, Funktion, Betrieb. 17. Internationales Anwenderforum Kleinwasserkraftwerke (fachliche Gesamtleitung Heimerl S), pp. 22-26, ISBN 978-3-943891-41-6. Kempten, Ostbayerisches Technologie-Transfer-Inst. (OTTI).
(123) Yao W, Kumar V, Rutschmann P (2014) Simulating dam effects on river deformation and rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) population number. Proc. of the 7th River Flow 2014, (ed Schleiss A), Topic: C. River engineering and restoration, C.7 Eco-hydraulics, pp. 2477-2483, ISBN 978-1-138- 02674-2, Lausanne, Switzerland
(122) Yao W, Sudeep, Rutschmann P (2014) Simulating High-Flow Effects (HFE) on river deformation and rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) habitat. Proc. of the 7th River Flow 2014, (ed Schleiss A), Topic: C. River engineering and restoration, C.7 Eco-hydraulics, pp. 2471-2476, ISBN 978-1-138-02674-2, Lausanne, Switzerland
(121) Bui MD, Penz P, Rutschmann P (2014) Application of an artificial neuronal network for estimation of contracting scour. Proc. of the 3rd IAHR Europe Congress, Porto, Portugal, Topic: Local and Contraction Scour, pp. 123-131, ISBN 978-989-96479-2-3, Porto, Portugal.
(120) Yao W, Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2014) Hydraulic modeling of the effects of glen canyon dam operations on larva rainbow trout habitat in the colorado river. Proc. of the 3rd IAHR Europe Congress, Porto, Portugal, Topic: Eco and Environmental Hydraulics, pp. 17-26, ISBN 978-989-96479-2-3, Porto, Portugal. 6
(119) Schwarzwälder K, Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2014) Predicting bacteria movement in rivers – a computational tool based on physical experiments on the fate and transport of bacteria. Proc. of the 3rd IAHR Europe Congress, Porto, Portugal, Topic Environmental Hydraulics: Water Quality I, pp. 38- 45, ISBN 978-989-96479-2-3, Porto, Portugal.
(118) Geiger F, Rutschmann P (2014) Experimental investigation of fish protection and fish downstream passage for small fish at the TUM-Hydro Shaft Power Plant. [Fish downstream migration at the TUMHydro Shaft Power Plant - Experimental study of fish behavior.] 10th ISE 2014, Proc. of the 10th International Symposium on Ecohydraulics 2014. Topic: Fish screening, Paper 297.00, 4 pages, IAHR, Trondheim, Norway
(117) Cuchet M, Rutschmann P (2014) Potamodromous fish behavior during downstream migration at an inclined screen. . 10th ISE 2014, Proc. of the 10th International Symposium on Ecohydraulics 2014. Topic: Fish screening, Paper 233.00, 4 pages, IAHR, Trondheim, Norway
(116) Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2014) Hochwasser und Geschiebe am Beispiel Hochrhein. Fachtagung Hochwasser und kein Ende! - Statusberichte, aktuelle Vorhaben, neue Planungswerkzeuge. Berichte Lehrstuhl und Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau und Wasserwirtschaft der TU München, (ed Rutschmann P), 130, pp. 123-134. Obernach, Germany. ISSN 1437-3513, ISBN 978-3-943683-06-6
(115) Grünzner M, Rutschmann P (2014) Large Eddy Simulation und physikalisches Modell einer gleichförmig rauen Rinne. Wasser- und Flussbau im Alpenraum, Proc. of the Internationales Symposium Wasser- und Flussbau im Alpenraum, June 25-27, 2014, Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau, Hydrologie und Glaziologie, ETH Zurich, (ed RM Boes), Vol. 1, VAW Mitteilung 227, pp. 367-377. VAW Zurich, Switzerland.
(114) Bui MD, Abdelaziz S, Rutschmann P (2014) Numerische Untersuchung zur Verbesserung des Geschiebehaushalts und Fischhabitats im Hochrhein. Wasser- und Flussbau im Alpenraum, Proc. of the Internationales Symposium Wasser- und Flussbau im Alpenraum, June 25-27, 2014, Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau, Hydrologie und Glaziologie, ETH Zurich, (ed RM Boes), Vol. 1, VAW Mitteilung 227, pp. 305-318. VAW Zurich, Switzerland.
(113) Grünzner M, Rutschmann P (2014) Large Eddy Simulation – Ein Beitrag zur Auflösung turbulenter Strömungsstrukturen in technischen Fischaufstiegshilfen. Wasser- und Flussbau im Alpenraum, Proc. of the Internationales Symposium Wasser- und Flussbau im Alpenraum, June 25-27, 2014, Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau, Hydrologie und Glaziologie, ETH Zurich, (ed RM Boes), Vol. 1, VAW Mitteilung 227, pp. 295-304. VAW Zurich, Switzerland.
(112) Cuchet M, Rutschmann P (2014) Laboruntersuchungen zu Fischschutz und Fischabstieg an geneigten Rechen. Wasser- und Flussbau im Alpenraum, Proc. of the Internationales Symposium Wasser- und Flussbau im Alpenraum, June 25-27, 2014, Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau, Hydrologie und Glaziologie, ETH Zurich, (ed RM Boes), Vol. 1, VAW Mitteilung 227, pp. 283-293. VAW Zurich, Switzerland.
(111) Yao W, Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2014) Application of habitat and population modeling in river management. Wasser- und Flussbau im Alpenraum, Proc. of the Internationales Symposium Wasserund Flussbau im Alpenraum, June 25-27, 2014, Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau, Hydrologie und Glaziologie, ETH Zurich, (ed RM Boes), Vol. 1, VAW Mitteilung 227, pp. 207-216. VAW Zurich, Switzerland.
(110) Geiger F, Sepp A, Rutschmann P (2014) Prototypanlage Schachtkraftwerk – Konzept Mehrschachtanlage. Wasser- und Flussbau im Alpenraum, Proc. of the Internationales Symposium Wasser- und Flussbau im Alpenraum, June 25-27, 2014, Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau, Hydrologie und Glaziologie, ETH Zurich, (ed RM Boes), Vol. 1, VAW Mitteilung 227, pp. 169-181. VAW Zurich, Switzerland.
(109) Bui MD, Abdelaziz S, Rutschmann P (2013) Numerical Modeling of Hydromorphological Change and Fish Habitat in the Rhine River. HydroVision 2013. Proc. of the HydroVision International Conference, July 23-26, 2013, Session 5J1: Environmental Aspects of Hydropower Development, 14 pages, Denver, USA 7
(108) Rutschmann P (2013) Hochwasser 2013 aus Sicht der Wissenschaft. Land unter in Europa - Aufarbeitung der Hochwasserereignisse im Mai/Juni 2013. Acqua Alta Alpina, 25.9.2013. xx pages, Salzburg, Austria
(107) Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2013) Assessment of Sedimentation and Flushing Efficiency for Kajbar Hydropower Project in the Nile River. The Wise Find Pleasure in Water: Meandering through Water Science and Engineering. Proc. 35th IAHR Congress, Volume 5 Fluvial Hydraulics and River Management, 5.6. Reservoir sedimentation and density currents, Paper A11035, 8 pages, Chengdu, China
(106) Abdelaziz S, Bui MD, Atsushi N, Rutschmann P (2013) Numerical Simulation of Flow and Upstream Fish Movement inside a Pool-and-Weir Fishway. The Wise Find Pleasure in Water: Meandering through Water Science and Engineering. Proc. 35th IAHR Congress, Volume 4, Hydro-Environment, 4.2. Eco-hydrology and eco-hydraulics, Paper A12057, 10 pages, Chengdu, China
(105) Rutschmann P, Cuchet M, Geiger F Abdelaziz S, Yao (2013) Wasserkraft und Ökologie – ein hybrider Ansatz. Symposium Wasserkraft AGAW/SWV mit Hauptversammlung 2013. Wasserkraft im Alpenraum - Energiewirtschaftliche Rahmenbedingungen. Interlaken, Schweiz: 4.-6.9.2013. Veranstalter: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Alpine Wasserkraft e.V. (AGAW) und Schweizerischer Wasserwirtschaftsverband (SWV). In Zusammenarbeit mit den Wasserbauinstituten der TU Graz, TU München, Uni Innsbruck, ETH Zürich, ETH Lausanne, 38 pages. Baden, Schweizerischer Wasserwirtschaftsverband, www.swv.ch/Symposium-AGAW-2013
(104) Bui MD, Abdelaziz S, Rutschmann P (2013) Hydromorphologische Änderung und Fischhabitat am Beispiel der numerischen Simulation für den Hochrhein. Ökohydraulik. Leben im, am und mit dem Fluss. Berichte Lehrstuhl und Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau und Wasserwirtschaft der TU München, (ed Rutschmann P), 128, pp. 169-183. Obernach, Germany. ISSN 1437-3513, ISBN 978-3-943683- 04-2
(103) Abdelaziz S, Bui MD, Atsushi N, Rutschmann P (2013) Einfluss der Geometrie eines Beckenfischpasses auf die Strömungseigenschaften und das Fischverhalten. Ökohydraulik. Leben im, am und mit dem Fluss. Berichte Lehrstuhl und Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau und Wasserwirtschaft der TU München, (ed Rutschmann P), 128, pp. 105-117. Obernach, Germany. ISSN 1437-3513, ISBN 978-3-943683-04-2
(102) Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2012) Numerical investigation of hydro-morphological changes due to training works in the Salzach River. River Flow 2012. Proc. of the Intern. Conf. on Fluvial Hydraulics, (ed Murillo Muñoz RE). Vol. 1, paper CH078, pp. 589-594. ISBN: 978-0-415-62129-8. San José, Costa Rica.
(101) Cuchet M, Geiger F, Sepp A, Rutschmann, P (2012) Fish Protection And Fish Downstream Migration At Horizontal Screens. Proc. of the 9th Int. Symp. on Ecohydraulics 2012, Session 3, 17-S3-C Fish Screening, paper 14647_2 (17-S3-C1), 8 pages, www.ise2012.boku.ac.at. ISE2012, ISE Organizing Committee, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria.
(100) Schwarzwälder K, Walters E, Rutschmann P (2012) Bakterienbewegung mittels Laser erfassen. Tagungsband Wasserbausymposium 2012, Wasser - Energie, Global denken - lokal handeln (ed Zenz G), Thema A - Forschung und Lehre, Paper 23855, pp. 9-14, ISBN 978-3-85125-230-9. Graz, Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz, Austria.
(99) Geiger F, Cuchet M, Sepp A, Rutschmann P (2012) Fischverhaltensuntersuchungen am Schachtkraftwerk. Fischschutz und Fischabstieg an horizontalen Einlaufebenen. Tagungsband Wasserbausymposium 2012, Wasser - Energie, Global denken - lokal handeln (ed Zenz G), Thema A - Forschung und Lehre, Paper 76171, pp. 47-54, ISBN 978-3-85125-230-9. Graz, Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz, Austria.
(98) Abdelaziz S, Bui MD, Hayashida K, Rutschmann P (2012) Numerische Simulation der Aufstiegsbewegung von Fischen in einem Becken-Fischpass. Tagungsband Wasserbausymposium 8 2012, Wasser - Energie, Global denken - lokal handeln (ed Zenz G), Thema B - Numerische Modellierung, Paper 59495, pp. 267-274, ISBN 978-3-85125-230-9. Graz, Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz, Austria.
(97) Geiger F, Huber R, Rutschmann, P (2012) Cavitation cloud erosion model – cloud sample experimental tests. Water infinitely deformable but still limited. Proc. of the 2nd IAHR European Congress, Munich (eds P Rutschmann, et al), Topic Experimental Work, Poster, 3 pages, ISBN 978- 3-943683-03-5, USB-Stick, www.iahr2012.tum.de. Munich, Germany.
(96) Cuchet M, Geiger F, Sepp A, Rutschmann, P (2012) Fish downstream passage at the TUM-Hydro Shaft Power Plant – Experimental study of fish behavior. Water infinitely deformable but still limited. Proc. of the 2nd IAHR European Congress, Munich (eds P Rutschmann, et al), Topic Ecohydraulics, Paper D3, 6 pages, ISBN 978-3-943683-03-5, USB-Stick, www.iahr2012.tum.de. Munich, Germany.
(95) Abdelaziz S, Bui M D, Hayashida K, Rutschmann, P (2012) Numerical Simulation of flow pattern inside a pool and weir fishway. Water infinitely deformable but still limited. Proc. of the 2nd IAHR European Congress, Munich (eds P Rutschmann, et al), Topic Ecohydraulics, Paper D11, 6 pages, ISBN 978-3-943683-03-5, USB-Stick, www.iahr2012.tum.de. Munich, Germany.
(94) Abdelaziz S, Al-Nuaimi A, Chugh P, Bui M D, Rutschmann, P (2012) Algorithms for tracking of fish path using image processing. Water infinitely deformable but still limited. Proc. of the 2nd IAHR European Congress, Munich (eds P Rutschmann, et al), Topic Ecohydraulics, Paper D10, 6 pages, ISBN 978-3-943683-03-5, USB-Stick, www.iahr2012.tum.de. Munich, Germany.
(93) Skublics D, Rutschmann P (2011) Progress in natural flood retention at the Bavarian Danube. Intern. Conf. on the Status and Future of the World's Large Rivers (eds Habersack H et al.), Conference Abstract Book, Chapter: 4ab - Stresses & Conflicting Demands, p. 331, ISBN 978-80-7399-518-8. Vienna, Austria, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences.
(92) Skublics D, Rutschmann P (2011) Enanced flood protection by coordinated retention control. UFRIM Urban Flood Risk Management - Approaches to enhance resilience of communities (eds Zenz G, Hornich R), Topic E - Flood History and Response: E-8, Paper 44403, pp. 541-546, ISBN 978-3- 85125-173-9. Graz, Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz.
(91) Sepp A, Geiger F, Barbier J, Bader S, Rutschmann P (2011) Schachtkraftwerk: Untersuchungsergebnisse der Pilotanlage. 14. Internationales Anwenderforum Kleinwasserkraftwerke (ed Aufleger M), pp. 128-131, ISBN 978-3-941785-64-9. Regensburg, Ostbayerisches Technologie- Transfer-Inst. (OTTI).
(90) Sepp A, Geiger F, Rutschmann P, Barbier J, Cuchet M (2011) Wasserkraftkonzept in vollständiger Unterwasseranordnung. DWA-Tagung „Energietage – Biogas“, 12 pages. Hennef, Deutsche Vereinigung für Wasserwirtschaft, Abwasser und Abfall DWA.
(89) Cuchet M, Sepp A, Hartlieb A, Geiger F, Rutschmann P (2011) Development of downstream fish passage facilities. Proc. of the Euromech Colloquium, 523 Ecohydraulics: linkages between hydraulics and ecological processes in rivers (eds Chomette C, Steiger J), Session 3 - Fish, pp. 121-126, ISBN 978-2-84516-529-8; Document online: www.pubp.fr (see: “publications en ligne”). Clermont- Ferrand, France, Diazo 1
(88) Asenkerschbaumer M, Skublics D, Rutschmann P (2011) Wirkungsanalyse zu möglichen gesteuerten Flutpoldern an der bayerischen Donau. Tagungsband des 13. Treffens junger WissenschaftlerInnen an Wasserbauinstituten. Mitteilung 98, (ed Schlurmann T), pp. 103-113. Hannover, Leibniz Univ. Hannover, Franzius-Inst. f. Wasserbau u. Küsteningenieurwesen. 9
(87) Asenkerschbaumer M, Skublics D, Rutschmann P (2011) Investigations in the effect of possible controlled retention basins along the Bavarian Danube. XXVth Conf. of the Danubian Countries on the Hydrological Forecasting and Hydrological Bases of Water Management (eds Gabor B, Miklos D), 8 pages. Budapest, Hungary.
(86) Abdelaziz S, Jhanwar R, Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2011) A numerical model for fish movement through culverts. Proc. of the 34th IAHR Congress, (eds Valentine EM et al.), pp. 2736-2743, ISBN 978-0-85825-868-6. Brisbane, Australia.
(85) Abdelaziz S, Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2011) Numerical investigation of flow and sediment transport around a circular bridge pier. Proc. of the 34th IAHR Congress, (eds Valentine EM et al.), pp. 3296- 3304, ISBN 978-0-85825-868-6. Brisbane, Australia.
(84) Sepp A, Rutschmann P (2010) Innovatives Wasserkraftkonzept. Dresdner Wasserbaukolloquium: Wasserbau und Umwelt - Anforderungen, Methoden, Lösungen. Dresdner wasserbauliche Mitteilungen (eds Stamm J, Graw KU), 40, pp. 235-244. Dresden, Germany.
(83) Sepp A, Geiger F, Rutschmann P (2010) Wasserkraftkonzept in vollständiger Unterwasseranordnung. Internationales Anwenderforum - Kleinwasserkraftwerke für Planer, Betreiber und Hersteller, 13, pp. 48-52. Kempten, Germany.
(82) Rutschmann P, Skublics D (2010) Hochwasserdynamik in Auen. Internationales Symposium Auen und Hochwasser (eds Cyffka B, Kleeberg HB). Forum für Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung, 27, pp. 17-30. Ingoldstadt, Germany.
(81) Rutschmann P, Bui MD, Abdelaziz S (2010) Zur Vorhersage von Kolken - Beobachtungen, empirische Ansätze und angemessene Modellierung. Beiträge zum 9. Geotechnik-Tag in München. Wechselwirkungen Boden - Wasser - Bauwerk (ed Vogt N), 46, pp. 69-80. Eigenverlag, Lehrstuhl für Grundbau, Bodenmechanik und Felsmechanik, TU München, Germany.
(80) Geiger F, Huber R, Rutschmann P (2010) Comparative cavitation erosion tests for Tsankov Kamak concrete probes. Dam Safety. Sustainability in a Changing Environment. Proc. of the 8th ICOLD Europ. Club Symp., 3 pages. Innsbruck, Austria.
(79) Eizel-Din M, Bui MD, El Tahawy T, Rutschmann P (2010) Numerical investigation of grain size effect on bed deformation in meandering channel. Proc. of the First IAHR European Division Congress, 6 pages. Edinburgh, UK.
(78) Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2010) Modeling of sediment transport and morphologic changes in alluvial channels. Proc. of the 17th Congr. of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR, 11 pages, CD. Auckland, New Zealand.
(77) Abdelaziz S, Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2010) Numerical simulation of scour development due to submerged horizontal jet. Proc. 5th River Flow 2010, (eds Dittrich A et al.), 2, pp. 1597-1604, ISBN 978-3-939230-00-7. Braunschweig, Germany.
(76) Carvajal E, Huber R, Geiger F, Rutschmann P (2010) One- and three-dimensional modeling of surge generated during operation of the hydropower plants Mühlbach and Maiermühle in Landsberg on the Lech River. Proc. 5th River Flow 2010, (eds Dittrich A et al.), 1, pp. 699-706, ISBN 978-3-939230-00-7. Braunschweig, Germany.
(75) Eizel-Din M, Bui MD, Kramer K, Rutschmann P, Elzein A (2010) Trap efficiency of reservoirs in the Nile River. Proc. 5th River Flow 2010, (eds Dittrich A et al.), 2, pp. 1111-1117, ISBN 978-3-939230-00- 7. Braunschweig, Germany. 10
(74) Grünzner M, Rutschmann P (2010) Flume LES of a glued spheres layer - Detailed analysis of initial motions of a single grain. Proc. 5th River Flow 2010, (eds Dittrich A et al.), 1, pp. 763-768, ISBN 978- 3-939230-00-7. Braunschweig, Germany.
(73) Sepp A, Geiger F, Rutschmann P (2010) Wasserkraftkonzept in vollständiger Unterwasseranordnung. Beiträge zum 15. Gemeinschafts-Symposium der Wasserbau-Institute TU München, TU Graz und ETH Zürich, (ed Rutschmann P), pp. 79-88, ISBN 978-3-940476-22-7. Wallgau, Germany.
(72) Rutschmann P, Bui MD, Eizel-Din M, Kramer K, Elzein S (2010) Sediment management for dam projects in the Nile River: Hydrological numerical investigation. Proc. of the 78th ICOLD Annual Meeting, Topic-15, 22 pages. Hanoi, Vietnam.
(71) Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2009) 3D Geschiebetransportmodell – Was ist möglich? „Sedimentologische Prozesse – Analyse, Beschreibung, Modellierung. 11. Gewässermorphologisches Kolloquium“, (ed Bundesanstalt für Gewässerkunde (BfG)), Veranstaltungen 3/2009, pp. 61-77. Koblenz, BfG.
(70) Assudani RK, Huber R, Rutschmann P, Dewan A (2009) Comparison of 3D RANS and LES based turbulent simulations of cavitating flow. Proc. 33rd IAHR Congress, pp. 6360-6366. Vancouver, Canada.
(69) Bui MD, Eizel-Din M, Rutschmann P (2009) Simulation of morphological changes due to flooding in the Inn River. Proc. 33rd IAHR Congress, pp. 944-951. Vancouver, Canada.
(68) Efthymiou N, Rutschmann P (2009) Estimation of grain size distribution by image analysis. Proc. 33rd IAHR Congress, pp. 944-951. Vancouver, Canada.
(67) Eizel-Din M, Bui MD, Kramer K, Rutschmann P, Elzein A.S. (2009) 1D numerical simulation of hydromorphological changes at a Nile hydropower project. Proc. 33rd IAHR Congress, pp. 3108-3115. Vancouver, Canada.
(66) Eizel-Din M, Bui MD, El Tahawy T, Rutschmann P (2009) 3D numerical investigation of bed grain size effect on the position and steepness of the bed forms in a medium-amplitude meandering channel. Proc. 33rd IAHR Congress, pp. xx. Vancouver, Canada.
(65) Geiger F, Huber R, Rutschmann P (2009) Dependency of cavitation erosion scale effects on measurement methods. Proc. 33rd IAHR Congress, pp. 2157-2164. Vancouver, Canada.
(64) Grünzner M, Rutschmann P (2009) Floating debris simulation. Proc. 33rd IAHR Congress, pp. xx. Vancouver, Canada.
(63) Grünzner M, Rutschmann P (2009) Initial motion of exposed grains - High resolution LES of experiments by fenton and abbot (1976). Proc. 33rd IAHR Congress, pp. 6344-6351. Vancouver, Canada.
(62) Hartlieb A, Kramer K, Rutschmann P, Elzein AS (2009) Hydraulic model tests for sediment flushing at power intakes of a Nile hydropower project in Sudan. Proc. 33rd IAHR Congress, pp. 4055-4062. Vancouver, Canada.
(61) Skublics D, Rutschmann P (2009) Numerical investigation on natural flood retention at the Bavarian Danube. Proc. 33rd IAHR Congress, pp. 2941-2948. Vancouver, Canada.
(60) Walder S, Rutschmann P (2009) A web-based platform for hydraulic engineering education using New Media technologies. Proc. 33rd IAHR Congress, pp. 3752-3759. Vancouver, Canada.
(59) Zunic F, Fiedler K, Rutschmann P (2009) Gauging with ADCP in rivers with bed-load and sediment 11 transport. Proc. 33rd IAHR Congress, pp. 1340-1347. Vancouver, Canada.
(58) Rutschmann P (2008) Sustainable Water Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Climates. Proc. of the Int. Workshop on Water Resources in the Middle East - Reality and Aspiration, (eds Rutschmann P and Malkawi H), pp. 184-189. Lehrstuhl und Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau und Wasserwirtschaft der TU München, Irbid, Jordan.
(57) Rutschmann P, Grünzner M, Bui MD (2009) Hydraulik - Geschiebetransport - 1D, 2D, 3D - Ist nur das Beste gut genug? „Zukunftsfähiger(s) Wasserbau und Flussgebietsmanagement - Wasser- und Feststofftransport in Fläche und Fluss“. Mitteilung 123 des Lehrstuhls und der Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau und Wasserwirtschaft der TU München, (ed Rutschmann P, in co-operation with the Bayer. Wasserwirtschaftsverwaltung), pp. 46-55, ISBN 978-3-940476-19-7. Munich, Germany.
(56) Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2008) 3D Geschiebetransportmodell - Was ist möglich? Workshop: „Gewässermorphologie und EG-Wasserrahmenrichtlinie“. Mitteilung 122 des Lehrstuhls und der Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau und Wasserwirtschaft der TU München, (ed Rutschmann P), pp. 138- 155, ISBN 978-3-940476-15-9. Munich, Germany.
(55) Eizel-Din M, Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2008) Study of roughness effect on flow characteristics in a curved open channel by means of numerical model. Int. Symposium „Neue Anforderungen an den Wasserbau“. Mitteilung 208 der VAW (ed Minor E), pp. 929-942. Zurich, Switzerland.
(54) Feurich R, Zößmayr M, Premstaller G, Rutschmann P (2008) Hydraulische Optimierung von Entsanderkammern mittels dreidimensionaler Strömungssimulation. Int. Symposium „Neue Anforderungen an den Wasserbau“. Mitteilung 208 der VAW (ed Minor E), pp. 27-38. Zurich, Switzerland.
(53) Grünzner M, Rutschmann P (2008) Vergleich zweier 3D Strömungssimulationsprogramme anhand eines physikalischen Modellversuchs. Int. Symposium „Neue Anforderungen an den Wasserbau“. Mitteilung 208 der VAW (ed Minor E), pp. 955-964. Zurich, Switzerland.
(52) Haselsteiner, R, Fischer M, Strobl Th, Rutschmann P (2008) Der Überfall an Flussdeichen - Strategien, Sicherungsmöglichkeiten, Risikominderung. Int. Symposium „Neue Anforderungen an den Wasserbau“. Mitteilung 208 der VAW (ed Minor E), pp. 577-592. Zurich, Switzerland.
(51) Theiner D, Zößmayr M, Premstaller G, Rutschmann P (2008) Verringerung des Hochwasserrisikos durch gesteuerten Hochwasserrückhalt bei Speichern - Fallstudie Welsberg. Int. Symposium „Neue Anforderungen an den Wasserbau“. Mitteilung 208 der VAW (ed Minor E), pp. 691-702. Zurich, Switzerland.
(50) Assudani RK, Huber R, Rutschmann P, Dewan A (2008) Computation of cavitation flow in channel using two RANS based turbulence models and Large Eddy Simulation. Proc. Int. Conference on Emerging Technologies and Applications in Engineering Technology and Science, (ed Jani NN), CD, 6 pages. Rajkot, Gujarat (India).
(49) Kapeller G, Rutschmann P, Fellin W, Kleemayr K (2007) Two-phase avalanche simulation in a water tank based on a turbulent dense flow - physical and numerical investigation. Proc. XXIV General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), (eds Müller J and Hornik H), CD. München, Verl. der Bayer. Akad. der Wissenschaften, ISBN 978-3-7696-8595-4.
(48) Rutschmann P (2007) VAO quo vadis? Zur Zukunft des wasserbaulichen Modellversuchs. „Wasserbau an der TU München. Beiträge zum wasserbaulichen Symp. zu Ehren von Herrn Univ.- Prof. Dr.-Ing. Theodor Strobl“. Mitteilung 110 des Lehrstuhls und der Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau und Wasserwirtschaft der TU München, (ed Strobl T), pp. 251 – 261. Munich, Germany. 12
(47) Zößmayr M, Rutschmann P (2007) Kostengünstige hydraulische Optimierung mittels dreidimensionaler Strömungsberechnungen. 10. Int. Anwenderforum - Kleinwasserkraftwerke für Planer, Betreiber und Hersteller, (ed Pelikan B), pp. 130-135, ISBN 978-3-934681-58-3. Salzburg, Austria.
(46) Kapeller G, Rutschmann P, Walder S (2007) Hybrid Modelling of two-phase avalanches an related phenomena - a turbulent dense flow approach. CMOS-CGU-AMS Congress - Air, Ocean, Earth and Ice on the Rock (ed Snelgrove K), pp. S04-4C3.2. Mount Pearl, NZ, Hutton International Press.
(45) Walder S, Kapeller G, Rutschmann P (2007) Computeranimation im Wasserbau - Erfahrungen in Forschung, Praxis und Lehre. uDay V - Informieren mit Computeranimation. Zusammenfassung der Beiträge zum Usability Day V (eds Kempter G, Dontschewa M), pp. 174-180. Pabst Science Publishers.
(44) Kopeinig T, Boubée J, Rutschmann P (2007) Numerical study of flow through a culvert – investigation on various modifications using a 3D turbulent Navier-Stokes code. Proc. of the 6th Int. Conf. on Ecohydraulics, CD. National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) Christchurch, New Zealand.
(43) Feurich R, Boubée J, Rutschmann P (2007) Optimising flow patterns in culverts of varying size to facilitate the upstream passage of small fish. Proc. of the 6th Int. Conf. on Ecohydraulics, CD. National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) Christchurch, New Zealand.
(42) Walder S, Rutschmann P (2007) Hybrid modelling of an intake for hydraulic optimization. Proc. 32 IAHR Congress (eds Di Silvio G et al.), Theme C2.b, Paper 1016, 10 pages. Venice, Italy.
(41) Eizel-Din M, Bui MD, Feurich R, Rutschmann P (2007) 3D numerical simulation of flow and sediment transport in an S-shaped open channel. Proc. 32 IAHR Congress (eds Di Silvio G et al.), Theme A2.a, Paper 977, 10 pages, CD. Venice, Italy.
(40) Gems B, Nemmert J, Rutschmann P (2007) Three dimensional modelling of an extreme flood event for the city of Innsbruck. Proc. 32 IAHR Congress (eds Di Silvio G et al.), Theme A1.d, Paper 1004, 10 pages, CD. Venice, Italy.
(39) Premstaller G, Rutschmann P (2007) Three dimensional numerical investigation of flow regimes in step-pools - limits of unsteady wave generation. Proc. 32 IAHR Congress (eds Di Silvio G et al.), Theme C1.c, Paper 112, 10 pages, CD. Venice, Italy.
(38) Nemmert J, Rutschmann P (2007) A contribution determining design floods. EGU Geophysical Research Abstracts, 9, EGU2007-A-09658. Vienna, Austria.
(37) Nemmert J, Rutschmann P (2006) Bestimmung der Jährlichkeit von hochwasserauslösenden Faktoren. Risikomanagement extremer hydrologischer Ereignisse, Hydrology Day (eds Disse M, Guckenberger K, Pakosch S, Yörük A, Zimmermann A), 15.06, Vol. 3, pp. 79-82. Munich, Germany.
(36) Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2006) A 3D numerical model of graded sediment transport in nonequilibrium condition. Proc. 7th International Conference on Hydroscience and Engineering (eds Piasecki M et al.), 15 pages. Philadelphia Paper: idea.library.drexel.edu/bitstream/1860/1377/1/2007017017.pdf Conference: idea.library.drexel.edu/handle/1860/732
(35) Walder S, Rutschmann P (2006) Virtuelles Wasserbaulabor - Wissenschaft anwenderfreundlich umgesetzt. Proc. Usability Day IV - Information nutzbar machen (ed Kempter G), pp. 26-29. Pabst Science Publishers. Dornbirn, Austria. 13
(34) Walder S, Rutschmann P (2006) Virtual Hydraulic Laboratory - an approach to a new learning method, Proc. MApEC - Multimedia Applications in Education Conference (eds Grabe D, Zimmermann L), pp. 149-154. Graz, Austria.
(33) Nemmert J, Theiner D, Zößmayr M, Rutschmann P (2006) Erfahrungsreport zur Anwendung des Leitfadens zum Nachweis der Hochwassersicherheit von Talsperren. Wasserbausymposium Graz - Schriftenreihe zur Wasserwirtschaft (ed Heigerth G), 46, Vol. 2, pp. 121-135. Graz, Austria.
(32) Premstaller G, Kopeinig T, Rutschmann P (2006) Instationäre, dreidimensionale Schwalluntersuchungen der Druckkammer von Kops II. Wasserbausymposium Graz - Schriftenreihe zur Wasserwirtschaft (ed Heigerth G), 46, Vol. 1, pp. 490-501. Graz, Austria.
(31) Walder S, Stärz R, Rutschmann P (2006) Hybride Modellierung des Einlaufbauwerks im Speicher Kops. Wasserbausymposium Graz - Schriftenreihe zur Wasserwirtschaft (ed Heigerth G), 46, Vol. 2, pp. 162-176. Graz, Austria.
(30) Nemmert J, Rutschmann P (2006) Jährlichkeiten in Niederschlag-Abflussprozessen. SYNAP 2006 - Dresdner Schriften zur Hydrologie (ed Schmitz GH), 5. Technische Universität Dresden, Eigenverlag, Germany.
(29) Zößmayr M, Theiner D, Rutschmann P (2006) Rechnergestütztes Hochwassermanagement am Beispiel des Kraftwerkes Naturns. SYNAP 2006 - Dresdner Schriften zur Hydrologie (ed Schmitz GH), 5. Technische Universität Dresden, Eigenverlag, Germany.
(28) Theiner D, Zößmayr M, Rutschmann P (2005) Kraftwerksoptimierung mit Hilfe numerischer Modelle Hochwassermanagement und Betriebsoptimierung am Beispiel des Speicherkraftwerkes Naturns. Internationales Anwenderforum - Kleinwasserkraftwerke für Planer, Betreiber und Hersteller, 12, pp. xx. Brixen, Italy.
(27) Zößmayr M, Rutschmann P (2005) Numerische Modellierung eines Entsanderbauwerkes unter Berücksichtigung verschiedener Einlaufbedingungen. Internationales Anwenderforum - Kleinwasserkraftwerke für Planer, Betreiber und Hersteller, 8 (ed Scheuerlein H), pp. 102-107, ISBN 3- 934681-40-9. Brixen, Italy.
(26) Bui MD, Rutschmann P (2005) Validation of a numerical model for graded sediment transport on open channels. Proc. 31. IAHR Congress (ed Jun B-H), CD. Seoul, South Korea. (25) Feurich R, Rutschmann P (2005) Efficient design optimization and investigation by combining numerical and physical models. Proc. 31. IAHR Congress (ed Jun B-H), CD. Seoul, South Korea.
(24) Theiner D, Zößmayr M, Rutschmann P (2005) A neuronal network based operational reservoir inflow forecasting model for an alpine Hydropower plant. Proc. 31. IAHR Congress (ed Jun B-H), CD. Seoul, South Korea.
(23) Rutschmann P, Stärz R (2004) Videogestützte Bahnbestimmung strömungsinduzierter Partikel. Neue Entwicklungen in der Durchflussmessung in natürlichen und künstlichen Gerinnen, (ed Valentin F). Lehrstuhl und Laboratorium für Hydraulik und Gewässerkunde der TU München, Eigenverlag, Germany.
(22) Premstaller G, Rutschmann P, Oberhuber M (2004) Numerical simulation of flow instabilities in steep stepped channels. River Flow 2004. Proc. of the second International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, (ed Greco M), Vol. 1, pp. 555-562. Napoli, Italy.
(21) Rutschmann P, Stärz R (2004) Videogestützte Bahnbestimmung strömungsinduzierter Partikel. Neue 14 Entwicklungen in der Durchflussmessung in natürlichen und künstlichen Gerinnen, CD. Lehrstuhl und Laboratorium für Hydraulik und Gewässerkunde der TU München, Munich, Germany.
(20) Sulzer S, Kinzelbach W, Rutschmann P (2001) Discharge estimation for complex river geometries with a 3D inverse model. Wasserwirtschaft im Wandel, Kasseler Wasserbau-Mitteilungen, 12 (ed Hoffmann A), pp. 275-283. Herkules Verlag, Kassel, Germany.
(19) Sulzer S, Rutschmann P, Kinzelbach W (2000) Determination of flood discharge in rivers with an inverse numerical model. Int. Symposium on Flood Defence, Kassel reports of hydraulic engineering, 9 (ed Tönsmann F), Vol. 2, pp. G-119-G-128, (best paper award). Kassel, Germany.
(18) Krüger S, Rutschmann P (2000) Numerical sensitivity analysis of supercritical confluences to inaccuracy of upstream boundary conditions. Proc. of the 4th Int. Conf. on Hydroinformatics 2000, CD. Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research, Iowa City, USA
(17) Krüger S, Rutschmann P (2000) Modelling Floods in Spillways using an Extended Shallow Water Approach. Proc. of the 4th Int. Conf. on Hydroinformatics 2000, CD. Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research, Iowa City, USA
(16) Sulzer S, Rutschmann P, Kinzelbach W (2000) A 2D inverse model to estimate flood discharge in rivers. Proc. of the 4th Conference on Hydroinformatics. Cedar Rapids.
(15) Bürgisser MF, Rutschmann P (1999) Numerical solution of viscous 2D free surface flows: Flows over spillway crests. Proc. 18th IAHR Congress (ed Abbott, MN), CD. Graz, Austria.
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project title
2015 FM Flood Management at the Inn River (hybrid physical and numerical modeling) Investigation of flood management options considering sediment transport. Identification of locations for polders, acceleration/deceleration options of flood waves, flood security and weir regulation considering sedimentation. Contractor: Bavarian State Ministry of the Environment and Consumer Protection, Germany
2015 HP Ljusne Strömmar HPP [36,4 MW/ 16 m] (physical model study scale 1:25) Investigation and improvement of energy dissipation and spillway discharge capacity. Contractor: Fortum Generation AB, Sweden
2014 - 2015 HP Hällby Bottom Outlet [84 MW/ 29 m] (physical model study scale 1:40) Investigation of bottom outlet discharge capacity and improvement of tailwater channel Contractor: E.ON Vattenkraft Sverige AB, Sweden
2015 SM Sediment trap in the reservoir of Krüner Weir [0,2 MW/ 5 m] (physical model study scale 1:17,5) Investigation of sediment traps Contractor: Wasserwirtschaftsamt Weilheim, Germany
2014 - 2015 SM Flood water levels in the reservoir of Krüner Weir (physical model study scale 1:17,5) Investigation of water levels and sediment transport during flushing Contractor: E.ON Kraftwerke GmbH, Germany
2014 FM EXAR Expert Panel Evaluating the risk of extreme flood events in the Rhine and Aare river catchments in Switzerland due to very rare events. Discussing appropriate methodologies with a dozen of experts from all research areas. Working out proposals for the project team. Contractor: BAFU the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment, Switzerland
2014 SM Floating debris and sediment/suspension worst case scenarios for Swiss nuclear power plants 2 (expertise) Checking the improved risk evaluation and numerical modeling methodology by the power plant owners concerning the impacts of floating debris, bed load and suspended matter transport and induced morphologic changes to the river bed on the plant safety. Reporting to the controlling administration. Contractor: ENSI the Swiss Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate, Switzerland
2013 - 2014 HP Kiblinger dam [0,7 MW/ 11 m] (physical model study, scale 1:30) Investigation of energy dissipation, scouring and spillway discharge capacity. Contractor: DB Energie GmbH, Germany
2014 HP Inn weirs Neuötting and Stamham with ship lock [26 MW/ 26 m] (physical model study scale 1:33 1/3) Investigation on the effect of weir geometry change and reservoir sedimentation on discharge capacity of the weir. Contractor: Verbund Innkraftwerke GmbH, Germany/Austria
2013 - 2014 EH Fish monitoring at a prototype shaft power plant (prototype test rig with 35kW Kaplan turbine) Investigation of downstream migration behavior and turbine damage to fish (size: 50mm to 200m) of differing species. Contractor: Bavarian Environment Agency (LfU), Germany
2013 - 2014 HP Hydropower station Au at the Iller river [0,9 MW/ 2,3 m] (physical model study scale 1:20) Physical model study to investigate and optimize the design of a VLH (very low head) power plant. Contractor: Bayerische Landeskraftwerke GmbH, Germany
2013 FM Optimization of a torrent weir at the Große Laine river (physical model study scale 1:12,5) Physical model investigation and design optimization for a weir structure to protect a nearby village by spilling off floods through a bypass system. Contractor: Regional Water Authority Weilheim, Germany
2013 - 2014 HP Spillway Skallböle Dam [46 MW/ 21 m] (physical model study scale 1:40) Physical model study to investigate extension of the spillway structures due to adapted design flood discharges. Capacity measurements and design optimizations. Contractor: Statkraft Sverige AB, Sweden
2013 SM Floating debris and sediment/suspension worst case scenarios for Swiss nuclear power plants 1 (expertise) Checking the risk evaluation by the power plant owners concerning the impacts of floating debris, bed load and suspended matter transport and induced morphologic changes to the river bed on the plant safety. Reporting to the controlling administration. Contractor: ENSI the Swiss Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate, Switzerland
2013 - 2016 V NeXus of Water, Food and Energy (teaching project, expertise) Project to setup a master study line with Nexus topic. With academic partners from Switzerland, Denmark, Greece, US, Egypt, Tanzania and Ethiopia. Contractor: DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service, Germany
2011 - 2014 V Guidelines for integral torrent catchment (part 2) (expertise) Developing new guidelines for the development of protective measures in alpine torrent catchment considering optimization of protection and cost efficiency. Contractor: Bavarian Environment Agency (LfU), Germany
2012 - 2014 HP Hydropower plant Borgharen [11 MW/ 4,5 m] (3D numerical model) Optimizing the design of a new power plant at the Maas river in the Netherlands by means of 3D CFD computations including sedimentation and dredging issues. Contractor: ARBRA BV, The Netherlands
2012 - 2013 FM Control and damping of floods with polders at the Bavarian Danube (2D numerical model) Detailed numerical 2D investigation of the Bavarian Danube and the effect of flood polder management. Focussing on the time management of polder operation in interaction with the main tributaries and upstream and downstream polders. Contractor: Regional Water Authority Deggendorf, Germany
2010 - 2013 SM Sediment management plan for the Rhine River (2.5D numerical model) Sedimentation and sediment mobilization potential, sediment management by flushing, optimization of fish habitat conditions. Contractor: Federal Ministry for Energy, Switzerland
2010 - 2014 FM Decay and fate of fecal bacteria in rivers at storm water sewage outlets (physical model study and 2D numerical model development) Etohydraulic investigation in a large outdoor facility fed by original Isar river water with original Isar river gravel, biofilm and macrozoobenthos growth. Implementation of the findings into a predictive 2D numerical tool. Contractor: DFG the German Research Foundation (in Cooperation with Prof. Horn, Chair of Sanitary Environmental Engineering), Germany
2012 - 2014 FM Hydraulic investigation on fish guidance on turbine outflows of hydropower plants at the Danube river (3D numerical model) 3D numerical computations with geometrically differing setups to optimize the turbine outflow for fish attraction. Contractor: Bayerische Elektrizitätswerke GmbH, Germany
2012 - 2015 V Concepts for torrent basin management (part 1) (expertise) Reconstruction of the structural elements of torrent catchemnt. Derivation of new guidelines for secure yet economic solutions. Contractor: Bavarian Environment Agency (LfU), Germany
2010 - 2012 SM Licca Liber the “free” Lech River (expertise and 2D numerical model) Investigation of the effect and the position of fixed weirs on river morphology. Alternative possibilities for bed stabilization. Contractor: Regional Water Authority Donauwörth, Germany
2012 HP Krün weir and powerplant [0,2 MW/ 5 m] (hybrid 3D numerical and physical model investigation, scale 1:17,5) Sediment and suspended load transport at the weir of the power plant. Management of suspended load and bed load. Contractor: E.ON hydropower, Germany
2012 - 2014 HP Dal hydropower plant at the Sudanese Nile [570 MW/ 19 m] (hybrid 3D numerical and physical model investigation, scale 1:35) Physical model investigation of the spillway and the power plant. Design improvement, sediment management and vortex prevention at the power intakes. Contractor: Dam Implementation Unit (DIU), Sudan
2012 - 2013 HP Winznau hydropower plant [51 MW/ 17 m] (overall and detailed physical model, scale 1:40 and 1:15) Investigation of the new hydropower plant. Design optimization, capacity measurements, weir optimization on a full and a detailed model of the power intake. Contractor: Alpiq AG, Switzerland
2011 - 2012 HP Felsentunnel hydropower plant [0,3 MW/ 9 m] (physical model investigation, scale 1:15) Investigation of the dam on flood security upstream of the dam. Design optimization. Contractor: WKW Felsentunnel GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
2011 HP Kiblinger dam (expertise) [0,7 MW/ 13 m] Investigation of energy dissipation, scouring and spillway discharge capacity Contractor: DB Energie GmbH, Germany
2011 SM Alternative approach to numerical sediment transport (expertise) Expertise and literature search on alternative options to compute sediment transport in rivers. Contractor: BAW, Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute, Germany
2010 - 2011 FM Lechsend hydropower plant (2D numerical model) Numerical investigation of floods on the groundwater situation in case of dam construction. Contractor: LEW, Augsburg, Germany
2010 - 2011 FM Flood security at the Bavarian Danube (2D numerical model investigation) 2D numerical investigation of floods and flood management with polders. Optimization of the storage volumes and the managing strategies of a series of potential polders. Contractor: Bavarian Ministry of the Environment (StMUG)
2011 - 2013 HP Shaft power plant (physical model, scale 1:10) Invention of a new hydropower concept with several patents. Improving of the design and measurement of the flow fields and the efficiencies. Contractor: AiF, ZIM funded research project
2010 - 2011 HP Pumped storage scheme Riedl [300 MW/ 350 m] (overall and detailed physical models, scale 1:55 and 1:20) Investigation of intake and outlet structures in the Danube and the upper reservoir. Contractor: Verbund Hydropower, Austria
2010 - 2011 HP Beznau hydropower plant [19,5 MW/ 6,8 m] (physical model, scale 1:40) Investigation of the new hydropower plant. Design optimization, capacity measurements, weir optimization. Contractor: Axpo AG, Switzerland
2010 EH Evaluation of fish behaviour at inclined trash racks (physical model) Investigations with various living fish species on the behaviour at differently sloped and spaced trash racks. Contractor: Grenzkraftwerke GmbH, Germany/Austria
2010 V Discharge measurements at the Mühlthaler Weir, Traun river, Germany (expertise) Propeller measurements in prototype. Contractor: Georg Koller Electric Power Station, Germany
2009 - 2011 HP Flood safty investigation for Mühlbach Powerplant in Landsberg a. Lech, Germany [0,47 MW/ 5 m] (1D numerical model) Surge heights and propagation times due to transient turbine operation. Contractor: Bayerische Elektrizitätswerke GmbH, Germany
2010 HP Discharge and velocity measurements at the Trostberg 1 power plant [2,6 MW/ 5 m] (prototype) Anemometer measurements in the intake cross section to determine turbine efficiency. Contractor: Alzkraftwerke Heider GmbH, Germany
2009 - 2010 HP Degerforsen dam [64 MW/ 25m] (3D numerical and physical model, scale 1:35) Hybrid 3D numerical and physical model investigation of spillway capacity, shock wave formation and dam face erosion problems. Contractor: EnergoRetea, Sweden
2009 - 2010 EH Fish bypass for downstream migration (physical model) Comparison of various bypass options for downstream migration of fish. Contractor: Bavarian State Ministry for Agriculture, Germany
2009 HP Power plants at the Var River (expertise) Consulting for a feasibility study. Contractor: Schlegel GmbH & Co.KG, Germany
2009 SM Kajbar dam reservoir management (2.5D numerical model) Effects of various flushing schemes on the Nile River bed and the Kajbar reservoir including the near field of power intakes and low level sluices. Contractor: Dam Implementation Unit (DIU), Sudan
2009 HP Kajbar dam, spillway model [360 MW/ 16 m] (physical model, scale 1:35) Functionality and operation of spillway, low level outlets and energy dissibation. Design optimization with respect to cavitation damage Contractor: Dam Implementation Unit (DIU), Sudan
2009 HP Kajbar dam, power house model [360 MW/ 16 m] (physical model, scale 1:30) Investigation of sedimentation and flushing options at the power house. Velocity distribution, vortex formation and vortex prevention at the intakes. Contractor: Dam Implementation Unit (DIU), Sudan
2004 - 2008 FM Retardation and damping of flood waves in the Bavarian Danube (2D numerical model) Flooding at the Bavarian Danube, natural and historical retention potentials and development of management strategies. Contractor: Bavarian Ministry of the Environment, Germany
2009 - 2011 V Gravity waves in the Kühtai reservoir (3D numerical model) Avalanche and rock slide induced waves in the Kühtai reservoir and dam overtopping. Contractor: Tiroler Wasserkraft AG (TIWAG), Austria
2009 V Vortices in pump sumps (expertise) Scalability and probability of air entraining vortices in a nuclear power plant due to emergency operation. Contractor: Federal Office for Radiation Protection, Germany
2009 HP Lambach powerplant [14 MW/ 9,5 m] (3D numerical model) Approaching flow conditions and sedimentation of the reservoir. Comparison of numerical computations with observations. Contractor: Energie AG, Austria
2009 EH Pielweichs outlet weir (physical model, scale 1:10) Bypass for fish and micro-organisms and dynamic flushing of the wetlands. Contractor: Regional Water Authority Landshut, Germany
2007 - 2009 HP Powerplant Feldheim [8,5 MW/ 8 m] (physical model, scale 1:30) Energy dissipation in the stilling basin and stability of scour protection. Contractor: Bayerische Elektrizitätswerke GmbH, Germany
2010 HP Powerplant Oberaudorf - Ebbs [60 MW/ 12,6 m] (physical model, scale 1:30) Preventing sedimentation of the power intakes with hydraulic modifications. Contractor: Grenzkraftwerke GmbH, Germany
2007 - 2008 SM Discharge and dynamic bed measurements with ADCP (field study) Determination of transient bed changes at the weir and in the reservoir during a flood. Contractor: E.ON Wasserkraft GmbH, Germany
2008 SM Reservoir management Shereik dam [370 MW/ 20 m] (2.5D numerical model) Effects of flushing on the Nile River bed and the Shereik reservoir. Near field and far field investigations. Contractor: Dam Implementation Unit (DIU), Sudan
2008 HP Shereik dam, spillway model [370 MW/ 20 m] (physical model, scale 1:35) Functionality and operation of spillway, energy dissipation and power intakes. Air entraining vortex formation and sedimentation upstream the power intakes. Contractor: Dam Implementation Unit (DIU), Sudan
2008 HP Shereik dam, power house model [370 MW/ 20 m] (physical model, scale 1:35) Investigation of sedimentation and flushing options at the power house. Velocity distribution, vortex formation and vortex prevention at the intakes. Contractor: Dam Implementation Unit (DIU), Sudan
2008 V Floating debris 2 (physical model, scale 1:20) Blockage and capacity reduction due to floating logs, design of constructional measures. Contractor: ELFORSK AB, Sweden
2008 V Flood prediction and management at the Bavarian Danube (1D/2D hydrologic/hydrodannamic numerical model) Strategies and potential of improvement of flood prediction and management. Contractor: Bavarian Environment Agency (LfU), Germany
2007 - 2008 HP Perach reservoir [19 MW/ 5,5 m] (physical model, scale 1:40) Spillway capacity of the plant under consideration of sediment depositions. Contractor: E.ON Wasserkraft GmbH, Germany
2008 HP Merowe dam [1260 MW/ 43 m] (3D numerical model) Flooding of bay 1 in the final stage of construction Contractor: Dam Implementation Unit (DIU), Sudan
2008 HP Merowe dam [1260 MW/ 43 m] (advisor to the panel of experts) Controlled actions in case of extreme floods in the final construction stage. Contractor: Dam Implementation Unit (DIU), Sudan
2006 - 2010 FM Isarplan (physical model, scale 1:22) River renaturation and flood protection of the Isar River in Munich. Contractor: Regional Water Authority Munich, Germany
2007 HP Reiselsberg dam [0,4 MW/ 9 m] (physical model, scale 1:20) Spillway and bottom outlet capacity and energy dissipation. Contractor: Halblech-Kraftwerke Einsiedler GmbH & Co, Germany
2006 - 2007 V Floating debris 1 (physical model, scale 1:20) Blockage and capacity reduction due to floating logs, design of constructional measures. Contractor: ELFORSK AB, Sweden
2007 HP Regulation basin Innertkirchen [1260 MW/ 43 m] (physical model, scale 1:25) Hydraulic and morphologic effects of the basin - present and future status. Contractor: Kraftwerke Oberhasli AG, Switzerland
2006 - 2007 FM A8 highway bridge over the Lech River (physical model, scale 1:25) Cause of erosion and flood damage. Contractor: Highway direction, Southern Bavaria, Germany
2007 FM Flooding of the city of Innsbruck (3D numerical model) Flooding, flood propagation and flood management action planning in the historical city centre. Contractor: City of Innsbruck, Austria
2007 V Meng gauging station (physical model, scale 1:15) Design optimization, stage/discharge curve and fish passage options. Contractor: Land Vorarlberg, Austria
2007 HP Kopswerk II - Intake/outlet of downstream reservoir [525 MW/ 818 m] (3D numerical model) Surges due to transient pumping and turbinating including air entraining vortices and their prevention. Contractor: Vorarlberger Illwerke AG, Schruns, Austria Until April 2007
2006 FM Risk management of the city of Innsbruck (3D numerical model) Flooding and transient inundation of the city center. Contractor: City of Innsbruck, Austria
2006 HP Hieflau power plant [63 MW/ 85 m] (physical model, scale 1:15) Design optimization, spillway capacity and optimization of approaching flow. Contractor: Austrian Hydro Power (AHP), Austria
2006 V Kleine Schliere torrent (physical model, scale 1:30) Spilling optimization considering high sediment load and roller waves. Contractor: Wuhrgemeinschaft Alpnach, Switzerland
2006 HP Einöden power plant [0,66 MW/ 15,4 m] (3D numerical model) Weir capacity, sand trap and design optimization. Contractor: Bernard Consulting Engineers, Austria
2006 HP Enerpass power plant [16,5 MW/ 258 m] (3D numerical model) Spillway weir design and sand trap optimization, effect of debris flows on spillway capacity. Contractor: Enerpass AG, St. Leonhard in Passeier, Italy
2006 HP Swiss/Austrian power plant at the Inn River [89 MW/ 161 m] (physical model, scale 1:75) Optimize intake positions with respect to sedimentation, spillway capacity, stilling basin optimization and wave generation due to avalanches. Contractor: Grenzkraftwerke Inn, Austria/Switzerland
2006 FM Welsenberg dam (numerical model) Rainfall-runoff model with artificial neuronal networks, online flood management tool. Contractor: Autonomous Province Bozen, Italy
2005 SM Nordkettenbahn New (physical model, scale 1:15) Bridge scouring and scour protection. Contractor: Strabag AG, Austria
2005 V Stubachtal hydrology (expertise) Design discharges using statistic methods and rainfall-runoff models, 3D numerical investigation on capacity increase of the spillway. Contractor: Austrian railways, Austria
2005 HP Kopswerk II power plant [525 MW/ 818 m] (physical model, scale 1:35, and 3D numerical model) Half-model of inlet/outlet of Kops II, vortex formation, design optimization, hybrid physical/numerical investigation. Contractor: Vorarlberger Illwerke AG, Austria
2004 V Stage-Discharge relations (3D numerical model) Extrapolation of 17 stage discharge curves using 3D hydrodynamic modelling. Contractor: Hydrographic Service Tirol, Austria
2004 V Discharge capacity of the Isel River (3D numerical model) Capacity of the Isel River in the city of Lienz, Austria. Contractor: Hydrographic Service Tirol, Austria
2004 V Floodrisk - Floods in alpine catchments (expertise) Floods in alpine catchments, state of art chapter in the floodrisk report. Contractor: Ministry of Environment (BMLFUW), Austria
2004 HP Merowe dam spillway [1260 MW/ 43 m] (physical model, scale 1:35) Capacity, approaching flow and design optimization. Contractor: Dam Implementation Unit (DIU), Sudan
2004 HP Merowe dam power intake [1260 MW/ 43 m] (physical model, scale 1:25) Vortex formation, approaching flow and design optimization. Contractor: Dam Implementation Unit (DIU), Sudan
2003 HP Kopswerk II pumped storage power plant [525 MW/ 818 m] (3D numerical model) Transient water level fluctuations, aeration of the flow and vortex formation in the surge chamber. Contractor: Vorarlberger Illwerke AG, Austria
2003 V Seeklause Seekirchen (3D numerical model) Stage-discharge evaluation of the orifice spilling structure. Contractor: Hydrogaphic Service Salzburg, Austria
2002 V Rodeo wave Terminator 3 (3D numerical model) Optimization of the rodeo wave for the Rodeo World Championship in Graz, Austria. Contractor: Hydrographic Service Steiermark, Austria
2001 V Paragon building (3D numerical model) Numerical simulation of the “Formal Lake” of the TAG McLaren F1 head quarter in London. Architectural design by Sir Norman Foster. Contractor: Atelier Dreiseitl, Ueberlingen, Germany
1996 V Potsdamer Platz (3D numerical model) Optimization of the flow in the urban watersheds of the Debis Centre. Architectural design by Renzo Piano. Contractor: Atelier Dreiseitl, Ueberlingen, Germany
1995 FM Flooding of the city of Zurich (1D numerical model) Flood wave propagation in the Sihl River in Zurich, Switzerland. Contractor: Basler & Hofman, Engineers and Designers AG, Switzerland
1993 V Water hammer in the supply system of the city of Berne (1D numerical model) Pressure hammer computations to determine maximum pressures and possible pipe failures. Contractor: Gas, Wasser und Fernwärme, Berne, Switzerland
1990 V Contaminant transport in the Rhine River (2D numerical model) Development and application of a numerical alarm model for contaminant transport in the Rhine River, literature search and report in collaboration with J. Trösch und C. Beffa. Contractor: Swiss Federal Administration, Switzerland
1988 HP Aeration of spillway chutes - Design and calculation (physical model) Experimental research project on spillway chute aeration with thesis ETH No. 8514.
1987 HP Panix dam [50 MW/ 740 m] (physical model, scale 1:25) Investigation and optimization of spillway overfall, spillway chute and bottom outlets. Contractor: NOK power corporation, Switzerland
1985 HP Aghios Nikolaos dam [445 MW] (physical model, scale 1:15) Design and optimization of the aeration devices in the spillway chute. Contractor: Public Power Corporation, Athens, Greece
1985 V Sulgenrain sewer storm outlet (physical model, scale 1:14.5) Design of a supercritical sewer junction with storm water outfall. Contractor: Steiner, Marchand & Türler, Switzerland
1983 HP El Cajon dam [600 MW/ 226 m] (physical model, scale 1:100) Design and opimization of the ski jump spillway. Contractor: Empresa Nacional de Energia Electrica, Honduras
1983 HP Mosul dam chute aeration [750 MW] (expertise) Number and shape of the aeration devices Contractor: Swiss Consultants, Switzerland
1983 HP Mosul dam power intake [60 MW] (physical model, scale 1:30) Design and optimization of the power intake at “Mosul Regulating Scheme” Contractor: Swiss Consultants, Switzerland
1982 HP Mosul dam bottom outlet [750 MW] (expertise) Vortex formation and air entrainment into the bottom outlet. Contractor: Swiss Consultants, Switzerland
1982 HP Mosul dam regulating scheme [60 MW] (physical model, scale 1:100) Design and optimization of spillway, bottom outlet and stilling basin. Prevention of vortex formation at the bottom outlets. Contractor: Swiss Consultants, Switzerland
1981 HP Mosul dam main scheme spillway [750 MW] (physical model, scale 1:100) Design and optimization of the main spillway, shock wave optimization, ski jump optimization and scouring investigation. Contractor: Swiss Consultants, Switzerland
1980 V Barrage El Fakia (physical model, scale 1:10) Optimization of energy dissipation in the stilling chamber. Contractor: Société Générale pour l’Industrie, Switzerland
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HP Hydropower
SM Sediment management and morphology
EH Etho-hydraulics
FM Flood management
V Various