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University of Southampton - Civil Engineering (SOTON-C)



Hylow Project Partner



University of Southampton - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (SOTON-C)


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The University of Southampton is one of the leading engineering Universities in the UK and a member of the so-called ‘Russell Group’, which combines the UK’s top 19 Universities. Its Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has 25 Lecturers, 400 Undergraduate students, 180 Postgraduate (taught courses) students and 130 PhD students and is ranked No. 3 in the UK’s research ranking in civil engineering. SOTON-C has a hydraulics laboratory with one indoor flume of 0.3 × 0.4 m cross section and 12m length, and one of 1.4 m width, 0.6 m depth and 30 m length as well as an outdoor flume of 0.6 m depth, 2m width and 50 m length.

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tasks in Hylow
  • the management and co-ordination of the proposed project (WP 1)
  • The development of the theoretical framework for hydrostatic pressure turbines (WP 2)
  • A first series of physical model tests for the FSEC (WP 4)
  • Integration and dissemination (WP 15)

contact person 1 for the Hylow Project

 Dr. Gerald Müller Gerald Mueller
contact person 2 for the Hylow Project Dr. William Batten pp_batten
project staff Sergio Sergio 

relevant publications

  • MÜLLER G. & WOLTER C., 2004, The breast shot water wheel: design and model tests, Proc. ICE Eng. Sustainability, Vol. 157, 203-212, ISSN 1478 4637
  • MÜLLER G. & KAUPPERT K., 2004, Performance characteristics of water wheels, IAHR Journ. Hydr. Res., Vol. 42, No. 5, ISSN 0022-1686
contact details

Dr. Gerald Müller

University of Southampton

Civil Engineering Department


Southampton SO17 1BJ

Tel.: 0044 (0) 23 8059 2442


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