Diploma Theses

The faculty members of LHT supervise both undergradute and postgraduate diploma theses in subjects relative to the research intersests of the laboratory.

Undergraduate

List of past completed undergraduate theses:

- Modeling of operation and optimum design of a wave power take-off system with energy storage, Bonovas Markos, Feb. 2017.
- Study and parametric design of a Kaplan turbine rotor with an analytical hydrodynamic model, Mylonas Konstantinos, Sept. 2016
- Computational study and optimization of the impeller of a centrifugal pump, designed for reverse turbine operation, Bikaliuk Romman, Sept. 2016
- Modeling, analysis of operation and optimization of autonomous electrical system with pumped-storage systems, using EnergyPro software, Diamantopoulos Georgios, Sep 2014.
- Energy Storage - Methods and Applications, Ben Brahim Ampd, Oct. 2014.
- Hydrodynamic analysis of Archimidis Screw in hydropower generation, Sanoudos Dramaliotis Vasilios, Oct. 2014.
- Parametric design of the spiral case in reaction hydroturbines and investigation of its flow characteristics with the use of a commercial CFD solver, Stathakis Stavros, Jul. 2014.
- Numerical analysis of the flow and optimization of the nozzle geometry in an impulse hydroturbine, Samartzis Panagiotis, Jul. 2014.
- Parametric design and numerical analysis of the flow in a Deriaz hydroturbine, Galanopoulos Ioannis, Mar. 2014.
- Applications of geothermal energy for power generation in autonomous electrical networks, combined with RES production - The case of Lesvos, Kordalis Konstantinos, Jul. 2013.
- Simulation of flow and hemolysis mechanism in a centrifugal heart pump, Mihos Phaidon, Jun. 2013.
- Potable water distribution networks of large scale buildings – Core calculation principles and applications, Kolias I. Leonidas, Jun. 2013.
- Design and numerical Simulation of Inducer Impeller of Pumps, Kalliopi Polemi, Jun. 2013.
- Optimum economical design of Small Hydroelectric plant on Arifiotis river, Zikos Ioannis, Mar. 2013.
- Modeling and analysis of the operation of an existing hydroelectric system after the inclusion of additional pumping units for storage of RES waste generation, Manousakis Stavros, Petrohilos Panagiotis, Feb. 2013.
- Study of the siting, optimal design and operation of a hybrid power station from wind and pumped-storage to the non-interconnected electricity grid of the Kos area, Feb. 2013.
- Numerical Modeling and Investigation of the Flow in a Butterfly Valve Regulator Using Computational Fluid Dynamics Software, Karageorgou Antonia-Stephania, Feb. 2013.
- Investigation and analysis of the industrial sector of construction of centrifugal pumps in Greece, Birzamanis Dimitrios, Feb. 2013.
- Numerical modeling and exploration of operation and efficiency of a non-piston pump system for flood and submerged vertical wave energy recovery, Kourtzis Christos, Feb. 2013.
- Numerical Modeling and Investigation of the Function and Efficiency of a Wave Energy Recovery Mechanism through the Vertical Rolling Motion of a Sinking Float, Karimitros Vasilios, Feb. 2013.
- Numerical verification of the correlations for the estimation of overpressure and overspeed of Francis hydraulic turbines after shutdown, Mpartzokis Efthimios, Jan. 2013
- Papadimou Evangelia, Computational analysis and dimensioning of pumped-storage units in the Crete electrical system to achieve a high penetration of wind and solar energy, Sep. 2012.
- Samoli Alexia, Computational exploration of the potential for storage of energy by pumped-storage systems in the country's interconnected electricity system to serve the goal of high RES penetration by 2050, Sep. 2012.
- Modeling and numerical investigation of the design and operation of energy towers of cathodic flow, Christou Alexandros, Mar. 2012.
- Maximizing the guaranteed power of a hybrid power plant from a wind park and pumped-storage system, taking into account the wind forecast, Varangoulis Dimitris, Oct. 2011.
- Simulation and flow analysis in the water distribution section of the reversible pump - hydro turbine unit and investigation of the effect of the operation strategy on its optimal design, Kouloulias Konstantinos, Oct. 2011.
- Modeling and design of small hybrid energy systems RES for the electrification of remote settlements and villages, Koumarianos Antonios, Oct. 2011.
- Investigation and analysis of the design and construction parameters of desalination units with reverse osmosis, Houlis Konstantinos, Oct. 2011.
- Simulation and optimization of hybrid plant design by wind turbines, photovoltaics and pumped-storage systems in non-interconnected electricity grid. Investigation of the possibilities of channeling the RES production as a priority in the Lesvos electricity network, Mihelakakis Petros, Oct. 2011.
- Simulation of a seawater Pumped Storage Station, Krouska Varvara, Sep. 2011.
- Calculation of the characteristic curves of centrifugal pumps. Parametric analysis, Pavlopoulou Ekaterini, Sep. 2011
- Investigation of possibilities of storage of excess wind production in the interconnected grid of Greece, with the addition of a pumping system at a hydroelectric power plant, Paliarouta Despina, July. 2011.
- Modeling of the integration and operation of a hybrid hydropower station with pumped-storage of wind and photovoltaic production in a non-interconnected network. Investigation of the effect of the station's design on its energy and economic results, Moraitis Giorgos, July. 2011.
- Analysis and optimization of the design of hybrid, hydroelectric and wind power station, with two parallel energy storage systems: pumped-storage and hydrogen production by electrolysis, Barouni Ioanna, Jul. 2011.
- Numerical Analysis and Flow Investigation through the distribution system of a laboratory Pelton hydro turbine, Albpuras Panagiotis, Jul. 2011.
- Optimization of water supply network with Pumped-storage, Malliotakis Zisis, Jul. 2011.
- Calculation of the pressure drop on a “busket” type filter, Hronopoulos Timoleontos, Feb. 2011
- Possibilities of Increase the Absorption of Wind Production in Greece's Interconnected Electricity Network with Pumped-storage Systems, Mikedis Menelaos, Feb. 2011.
- Large-scale wind power penetration with the support of hydroelectric systems - Technical analysis and applications worldwide, Karousos Gerasimos, Feb 2011.
- Numerical simulation of the flow in reversible pump-hydro turbine unit and optimization of its hydrodynamic design, Alexandrakis Apostolos, Feb. 2011.
- Sustainability analysis of power generation system from wind farms and hydro turbines with pumpedstorage in Lesvos island, Kapsali Marina, Oct. 2010.
- Numerical optimization of the design of Pelton bucket internal surface, with appropriate adaptation and application of particle numerical methodology, Panagiotopoulos Alexandros, Oct. 2010.
- Numerical analysis of the flow in a T-type micro-mixer with internal diaphragm configuration and investigation of its optimal geometry, Kastanias Konstantinos, Oct. 2010.
- Estimation of the main operating parameters and of dimentions of centrifugal pumps for given head and flow rates, Chrisovergis Marios, Sep. 2010
- Study of optimum convension of hydroelectric plant into a reversible one, managing and storing excess quantities of electrical energy, Gianoulakis Stelios, Sep. 2010
- Energy simulation and techno-economic study of an autonomous hybrid hydroelectric desalination and hydrogen production system, Mihalakopoulos Athanasios, Sep. 2010
- Centrifugal pumps: Experimental verification of Anderson’s equation, Papoutsis – Kiahagias Ioannis, Feb. 2010
- Steady and Unsteady Free Surface Flow in Rectangular and Circular Open Channels, Georgakakou Iliana, Feb. 2010.
*Cardiac mechanical support, Agnantis Dimitrio,*Feb. 2010.

- Numerical simulation of valveless pumping in a closed circuit system using the chracteristics method, B. Mamounis, 2006
- Applications of hybrid Wind Energy systems, G. Korbakis, 2006
- Measurments of the characteristic performance curves of an experimental centrifugal pump without a spiral casing, G. Diogas, 2006
- Simulation and comparison of small hydroelectric plant with and without speed regulation, A. Manos, 2006
- Numerical calculation of two dimmensional axis-symmetric flow through the pseudocompresibility method, St. Lalioutis, 2005
- Blade design of a centrifugal pump, A. Kolios, 2005
- Cavitation study in a centrifugal pump through the characteristics method, D. Kapetanakos, 2004
- Numerical simulation and financial optimization of a pumping storage system of rejected wind farm energy, S. Pontikas. 2004
- Numerical simulation of hydraulic transient phenomena in open channels through the characterisitcs method, D. Tartaris, 2004
- Experimental determination of a Francis turbine performance curves, K. Kostas, 2003
- Effect of the reservoir of small volume in the performance of small hydroelectric plants, Ch. Alevizos, 2001
- Study and analysis of a fire exstinguishing water network, E. Roussos, 2001
- Investigation of unsteady flow in the Greek natural gas transport system, K. Gonis, 1999
- Numerical investigation of free oscilationsof hydraulic networks, Ch. Nikolarakos, 1998
- Study of inlet pipe of a hydroelectric station, Ch. Papathanasiou, 1998
- Determination of Francis perfoemance curves, N. Tzinas, 1998
- Study of hydrauelectric istallations with recontruction ???towers, A. Vlachgiannis, 1997
- Total treatment of pumping stations of the thermoelectric stations of DEH in Ptolemaida, P. Zacharatos
- Numerical calculation of incompresible viscious axial flow in the blade to blade region of a bulb turbine, I. Koletsos
- Investigation of LPG aeriazation avoidance through transport, B. Andrikopoulos, 1996
- Numerical investigation of 3-dimensional viscuous flow in a turbine draft tube, P. Papadimitriou, 1996
- Optimum turbine sizing for variable speed turbine operation, T. Marosi, 1996
- Water and natural gas pipe networks, Th. Aliferis, 1996
- Study and design of three small hydroelectric plants in Apeirathos, Naxos, B. Borbolis, 1996
- Study and design of a centrifugal pump with variable width, P. Mitrulias, 1996
- Software development for the design of Francis turbines. I. Papakostas, 1996
- Prediction of the hydraulic efficisncy of an axial flow tubine by the application of the boundary layer theory, D. Germann, 1995
- Calculation of a steady flow around a partially cavitated hydrofoil by the application of the characterisitcs method, G. Chaniotis, 1995
- Software ddevelopment for the prediction of pump performance curves under variable speed operation and variable viscocity, G. Kodafouris, 1995
- Experimental testing of an S-type axial turbine, I. Poulakos, 1995
- Water hammer treatment in hydraulic installations by using a rapid air injection valve, E. Arapis, 1995
- Flow investigation in a Pelton turbine bucket, D. Manolakos, 1994
- Calculation of steady state flow field in a partially cavitated hydrofoil by the singular points method, A. Skaronis, 1994
- and operation analysis of the traditional pumping windmill of Lasithi, B. Lappas, 1994
- Application of NACA 65 foils for the design and analysis of axial pumps, E. Athanasiou, 1994
- Experimental measurments in Francis type turbine constructed by standard pump components with the addition of guide vanes, K. Kodos, 1994
- Study and design of Pelton turbine model, A. Toulkeridis, 1994
- Technoechonomical analysis of a small hydroelectric project. Optimization, dimensioning. Hydraulic data statistical analysis, K. Bailikos, 1993
- Construction study of a Francis type turbine constructed by standard pump components with the addition of guide vanes, G. Kiriakopoulos, 1993
- Development of a numerical platform for the analysis of hydraulic transient phenomena in pumping stations, M. Dramalioti, 1993
- Numerical calculation of an incompressible, inviscid flow in the blade to blade region of an axial flow turbine, A. Loufas, 1993
- Technoechonomical analysis of a small hydroelectric project for the dimensioning and the assesment of its economic feasibility,D. Giuleka, 1992
- Calculation of a Cross-flow turbine, B. Skarvelaki, 1992
- Development of a software for the design of centrifugal pumps and the calculation of their performance curves, A. Sotiropoulos, 1992
- Development of a numerical platform for the analysis of water hammer in hydroelectric installations, P. Govatsos, 1992
- Design and study of the power section of an S-type axial turbine, A. Stergiou, 1991
- Numerical calculation of two dimensional flow around the flow regulation vane in a Banki turbine, A. Mantzakopoulos, 1990
- Investigation of the transient flow and boundary layer around the guide vanes of a turbine, K. Pothou, 1990
- Calculation of the velocity and pressure fields in a sealing labyrinth and effect in dynamic behaviour, A. Kotrozos, 1989
- Numerical calculation of the flow in a centrifugal pump by using the singularity method, A. Tagaris, 1989
- Numerical calculation of the two dimensional steady state turbulent flow of a rotating radial impeller, D. Kroba, 1988
- Calculation of the axial force in the impeler of a centrifugal pump, G. Pavlidis, 1988
- Numerical calculation of the flow field in an axisymmetric non-return valve, Ch. Marmarou, 1988
- Data processing for the reverse operation of standard centrifugal pumps. Pump selection for autonomous unit of wind energy exploitation, D. Apostolatos, 1988
- Numerical calculation of the flow in the clearance of the impeller and the casing of a centrifugal pump, I. Vafias, 1988
- Use of pseudo-orthogonal triangles for the determination of the velocity field inside o turbomachine, E. Voskakis, 1988
- Numerical 2 dimensional calculation of the flow in the spiral casing of a centrifugal pump, I. Theofanopoulos, 1987
- Experimental study of a linear NACA 0012 profile, A. Tseremeglis, 1987
- Study and design of a Francis turbine runner, A. Christodulidis, 1986
- Numerical calculation of a two dimensional axis-symmetric turbulent flow in the flow channel of a Francis turbine, N. Tsopelas, 1986
- Numerical calculation of a two dimensional turbulent flow in a rotating runner, P. Ksenofontos, 1986
- Design of a small Cross-Flow turbine, M. Panagiotopoulos, 1986
- Numerical calculation of a two dimensional turbulent flow around a NACA 0012 airfoil, L. Kostas, 1986
- Expermental investigation of pumps in turbine operation, A. Sarris, 1986
- Expermental measurments of parameters of regulating works in the water pipe of Mornos, N. Anastasiou, Th. Spetziotakis, 1986
- Curvlinear orhogonal coordinate systems, K. Tziotis, 1986
- Numerical calculation of the turbulent flow around an airfoil with a rounded trailing edge, P. Zorlos, 1985
- Investigation of oscilations due to interaction between a planar water jet and a closed cylindrical chamber, S. Sirimis, 1985
- Design of a Francis turbine runner, S. Psihigiou, 1985
- Investigation of the inviscid meridional flow in the runner of a hydraulic machine, A. Redoumis, 1985
- Investigation of reversible operation of standard pumos, E. Kadari, 1985
- Investigation of the development of small hydroelectric plants in Greece, G. Karabatsos, 1985
- Investigation of impeller modification of a standard centrifugal pump for optimized operation as a turbine. N. Kladias, 1984
- Investigation of the attachment of a jet on a neighbouring surface (Coanda effect), N. Taousanidis, 1983 | Less

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List of past completed postgraduate theses:

- Design and CFD analysis of turbine for wave energy conversion to electricity, Katsidoniotaki Eirini, Jul. 2016.
- Optimization of the energy mixture with the penetration of RES technologies and the construction of pumped storage hydro units, Maria Evgenia Drosou, Jan 2014.
- Small Hydroelectric Plant Dimensioning and Installation Study, Velentza Ioanna, Jan 2014.
- Hydrodynamic Evaluation of Different Types of Floating devices and Floating Wind Turbines, Vlahakis Eleftherios, Jan 2014
- Investigation of possible Installations and Operation of Hybrid Power Stations in Rhodes, Katerinopoulou Afroditi, Jan 2014.
- Numerical simulation of the flow in micromixers with the SPH method, MSc in Microsystems and Microstructures, Saridakis Nikolaos, 2010.
- Application of SPH method with particles redistribution for the study of fluid mixing in a T-type micromixers, MSc in Microsystems and Microstructures, Mavrikou Dimitra, 2010.
- Optimization of spatial problems using evolutionary algorithms, MSc in Computational Mechanics, Cosmopoulou Ourania, 2009