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The LHYT conducts theoretical and applied research on a range of topics in the scientific area of hydraulic turbomachinery and hydraulic installations. The research activities are supported by PhD students, undergraduate students and scientific ascociates, and funded by public or private entities.

Publications

List of recent publications

Journal publications

  • Kapsali M., and Anagnostopoulos J., “Investigating the role of local pumped-hydro energy storage in interconnected island grids with high wind power generation”, Renewable Energy, in press.
  • Mousmoulis G., Karlsen-Davies N., Aggidis G., Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., “Experimental analysis of cavitation in a mini centrifugal pump with the use of acoustic emission and flow visualization”, submitted to Intl. Journal of Fluid Machinery and Systems.
  • Mousmoulis G., Karlsen-Davies N., Aggidis G., Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., “A review of experimental detection methods of cavitation in centrifugal pumps", Intl. Journal of Fluid Machinery and Systems, under review..
  • Kapsali M. and Anagnostopoulos J.S., “The impact of large-scale wind energy development on islands’ interconnection to the mainland system”, Intl. Journal of Electrical, Computer, Energetic, Electronic and Communication Engineering, vol. 10(6), pp. 727-741, 2016.
  • Kapsali M. and Anagnostopoulos J.S., “Techno-economic prospects of high wind energy share in remote vs. interconnected island grids”, Intl. Journal of Electrical, Computer, Energetic, Electronic and Communication Engineering, vol. 10(4), pp. 488-500, 2016.
  • Kassanos I., Chrysovergis M., Anagnostopoulos J., Charalampopoulos G., Rokas S., Lekanidis S., Kontominas I. and Papantonis D., “Numerical optimization of a centrifugal pump impeller with splitter blades running in reverse mode”, Intl. Review of Mechanical Engineering, vol. 10(4), pp. 215-224, 2016.
  • Kapsali M., Kaldellis J.K. and Anagnostopoulos J.S., “Investigating the techno-economic perspectives of high wind energy production in remote vs interconnected island networks”, Applied Energy, vol. 173, pp. 238-254, 2016.
  • Vakis A. and Anagnostopoulos J., “Mechanical design and modeling of a single-piston pump for a novel wave energy converter”, Renewable Energy, vol. 96, pp. 531-547, 2016.
  • Assimakis N., Tziallas G., Anagnostopoulos J., and Polyzos A, “Tank level prediction using Kalman filter”, Asian Journal of Mathematics and Computer Research, vol. 11(4), pp. 251-271, 2016. (http://www.ikpress.org/issue/735)
  • Soulis K.X., Manolakos D., Anagnostopoulos J.S. and Papantonis D., “Development of a geo-information system embedding a spatially distributed hydrological model for the preliminary assessment of the hydropower potential of historical hydro sites in poorly gauged areas”, Renewable Energy, vol. 92, pp. 222-232, 2016..
  • Benzon D.S., Aggidis G.A., Anagnostopoulos J.S., “Development of the Turgo impulse turbine: Past and Present”, Applied Energy, vol. 166, pp. 1-18, 2016.
  • Assimakis N., Tziallas G., Anagnostopoulos J., and Polyzos A, “Tank level estimation using Kalman and Lainiotis filters”, Asian Journal of Mathematics and Computer Research, vol. 10(1), pp. 19-38, 2016.
  • Panagiotopoulos A., Židonis A., Aggidis G., Anagnostopoulos J., Papantonis D., “Flow modeling in Pelton turbines by an accurate Eulerian and a fast Lagrangian evaluation method”, Intl. J. of Rotating Machinery, vol. 2015, pp.1-13, 2015. doi: 10.1155/2015/679576.
  • Benzon D., Židonis A., Panagiotopoulos A., Aggidis G., Anagnostopoulos J., Papantonis D., “Numerical investigation of the spear valve configuration on the performance of Pelton and Turgo turbine injectors and runners”, ASME, J. Fluids Engineering, vol. 137(11), pp. 2015. doi: 10.1115/1.4030628..
  • Židonis A., Panagiotopoulos A., Aggidis G., Anagnostopoulos J., Papantonis D., “Parametric optimisation of two Pelton turbine runner designs using CFD”, Journal of Hydrodynamics, vol. 27(3), pp.403-412, 2015. DOI: 10.1016/S1001-6058(15)60498-X
  • Benzon D., Židonis A., Panagiotopoulos A., Aggidis G., Anagnostopoulos J., Papantonis D., “Impulse Turbine Injector Design Improvement Using Computational Fluid Dynamics”, ASME, J. Fluids Engineering, vol. 137(4), pp. 041106-9, 2015. doi: 10.1115/1.4029310
  • Koukouvinis Ph., Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., “Simulation of 2d wedge impacts on water using SPH-ALE method”, Acta Mechanica, 224, 2559–2575, 2013.
  • Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., “A fast Lagrangian simulation method for flow analysis and runner design in Pelton turbines”, Journal of Hydrodynamics, vol. 24(6), pp.930-941, 2012. DOI: 10.1016/S1001-6058(11)60321-1.
  • Koukouvinis Ph., Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., “An improved MUSCL treatment for the SPH-ALE method: comparison with the standard SPH method for the jet impingement case”, Intl. Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 2013, 71(9): 1152-1177.
  • Kapsali M., Anagnostopoulos J. and Kaldellis J., “Wind powered pumped-hydro storage systems for remote islands: A complete sensitivity analysis based on economic perspectives”, Applied Energy, vol. 99, pp. 430-444, 2012.
  • Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., “Study of pumped storage schemes to support high RES penetration in the electric power system of Greece”, Energy, vol. 45, pp. 416-423, 2012.
  • Stamatelos F.G., Anagnostopoulos J.S. and Papantonis D., “Performance measurements on a Pelton turbine model”, Proc. of IMechE, Journal of Power and Energy, vol. 225, pp. 351-362, 2011.
  • Koukouvinis Ph., Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., “SPH Method used for Flow Predictions at a Turgo Impulse Turbine: Comparison with Fluent”, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, vol. 5(7), pp. 528-535, 2011.
  • Grapsas V., Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., "Improved design of a centrifugal pump impeller using CFD and numerical optimization tools", International Journal of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms (IJAIP), vol. 2(4), pp. 336-353, 2010. DOI: 10.1504/IJAIP.2010.036399
  • Spyrou I. and Anagnostopoulos J., "Design study of a stand-alone desalination system powered by renewable energy sources and a pumped storage unit", Desalination Journal, vol. 257(1-3), pp. 137-149, 2010.
  • Grapsas V., Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., "Flow measurements and simulation in a model centrifugal pump impeller", International Journal of Fluid Mechanics Research, vol. 37(2), pp. 149-161, 2010.
  • Anagnostopoulos J.S., "A fast numerical method for flow analysis and blade design in centrifugal pump impellers", Computers and Fluids vol. 38, pp. 284-289, 2009.
  • Anagnostopoulos J.S. and Papantonis D.E., "Simulation and size optimization of pumped -storage power plant for the recovery of wind-farms rejected energy", Renewable Energy, vol. 33, pp. 1685-1694, 2008.
  • Stamatelos G.F. and Anagnostopoulos J.S., "Simulation of viscous flows with a gridless particle method", WSEAS Transactions on Fluid Mechanics, vol. 3(4), pp. 379-389, 2008.
  • Katsaprakakis D., Christakis D., Voumvoulakis E., Zervos A., Papantonis D, Voutsinas S., "The introduction of wind powered pumped storage systems in isolated power systems with high wind potential", Int. Journal of Distributed Energy Sources, Vol. 3, No 2, pp. 83-112, 2007.
  • Katsaprakakis D., Christakis D., Zervos A., Papantonis D., Voutsinas S., “Pumped storage systems introduction in isolated power production systems”, Renewable Energies, Vol. 33 (3), pp. 1-23, 2007.
  • Anagnostopoulos J.S. and Papantonis D.E., "Pumping station design for a pumped-storage wind-hydro power plant", Energy Conversion & Management, vol. 48 (11), pp. 3009-3017, 2007.
  • Anagnostopoulos J.S. and Papantonis D.E., "Flow modeling and runner design optimization in Turgo water turbines", Intl. J. of Applied Science, Engineering & Technology, vol. 4(3), pp. 136-141, 2007.
  • Anagnostopoulos J.S. and Papantonis D.E., "Optimal sizing of a run-of-river small hydro-power plant", Energy Conversion & Management, vol. 48, pp. 2663-2670, 2007.
  • J.K. Kaldellis, K.A. Kavadias, D.E. Papantonis, G.S. Stefanakis, “Maximizing wind generated electricity with hydro storage: case study Crete”, Wind Engineering, Vol. 30, No 1, pp. 73-92, 2006.
  • Anagnostopoulos J., "CFD analysis and design effects in a radial pump impeller", WSEAS Transactions, vol. 1(6), pp. 763-770, 2006.
  • Anagnostopoulos J. and Mathioulakis D., "Numerical simulation and hydrodynamic design optimization of a Tesla-type valve for micropumps", IASME Transactions, vol. 2(6), pp. 1846-1852, 2005.
  • D. Manolakos, G. Papadakis, D. Papantonis, S. Kyritsis, (2004), "A stand alone photovoltaic power system for remote villages using pumped water energy storage", Energy 29, pp. 57-69.
  • Anagnostopoulos J.S. and Mathioulakis D.S.: "Unsteady flow in a square T-junction", Physics of Fluids, 16(11), pp. 3900-3910, 2004.
  • Anagnostopoulos J. and Mathioulakis D.S.: "A Flow Study Around a Time-Dependent 3-D Asymmetric Constriction", Journal of Fluids and Structures, vol. 19, pp. 49-62, 2004.
  • Anagnostopoulos, J. (2003), “Discretization of transport equations on 2D Cartesian unstructured grids using data from remote cells for the convection terms”, Intl. J. for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 42, pp. 297-321.
  • Manolakos, G. Papadakis, D. Papantonis, S. Kyritsis, (2001), "A simulation-optimization programme for gesigning optimum hybrid energy systems for supplying electricity and fresh water through desalination to remote areas", Energy 26, pp. 679-704.
  • P. A. Govatsos, D. Papantonis, "A Characteristic Based Method for the Calculation of Three-Dimensional Incompressible, Turbulent and Steady Flows in Hydraulic Turbomachines and Installations", Int. J. for Num. Methods in Fluids, 2000, Vol. 34, pp. 1-30, 2000.


International Conferences

  • Kassanos I., Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., “Numerical investigation of draft tube pressure pulsations in a Francis turbine with splitter blades”, IAHR WG Meeting on Cavitation and Dynamic Problems in Hydraulic Machinery and Systems, Portο, Portugal, February 2-3, 2017.
  • Mousmoulis G., Karlsen-Davies N., Aggidis G., Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., “Experimental analysis of the onset and development of cavitation in a centrifugal pump”, Hyperbole Conference, Portο, Portugal, February 2-3, 2017.
  • Kapsali M. and Anagnostopoulos J.S., “The role of local pumped-hydro energy storage and large-scale wind power development in the interconnection of island grids”, 11th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environmental Systems (SDEWES 2016), Lisbon, Portugal, September 4-9, 2016, paper 0477-9, ISSN 1847-7178.
  • Kapsali M. and Anagnostopoulos J.S., “The impact of large-scale wind energy development on islands’ interconnection to the mainland system”, 18th International Conference on Energy and Environment (ICEE), Venice, Italy, June 13-14, 2016.
  • Kapsali M., Anagnostopoulos J.S., “Techno-economic prospects of high wind energy share in remote vs. interconnected island grids”. 18th International Conference on Renewable Energy and Energy Industry (ICREEI), Paris, France. April 25-26, 2016.
  • Krekoukis I., Xanthopoulos G., Anagnostopoulos I., Papantonis D., “Typhoon: A new firefighting tool that improves water use effectives and efficiency”, Intl. Conference on Forest Fires and WUI Fires, ForestFire 2016, Aix-en-Provence, France, May 25-27, 2016.
  • Anagnostopoulos J., Aggidis G., Papantonis D., “Parametric Design and Optimization of Turgo Turbine Runners”, HYDRO 2015, Intl. Conference and Exhibition, Bordeaux, France, October 22-24, 2015.
  • Kassanos I., Chrysovergis M., Anagnostopoulos J., Papantonis D. and Charalampopoulos G. “Numerical performance evaluation of design modifications on a centrifugal pump impeller running in reverse mode”, 13th Intl. Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM-15), Rhodes, Greece, September 23-29, 2015.
  • Mousmoulis G., Kassanos I., Anagnostopoulos J., Papantonis D., “Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Cavitating Draft Tube Vortex in a Francis Model Turbine”, 6th IAHR International Meeting of the Workgroup on Cavitation and Dynamic Problems in Hydraulic Machinery and Systems, Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 9-11, 2015.
  • Kassanos I., Anagnostopoulos J., Papantonis D., “Numerical analysis of the effect of splitter blades on draft tube cavitation of a low specific speed Francis turbine”, 6th IAHR International Meeting of the Workgroup on Cavitation and Dynamic Problems in Hydraulic Machinery and Systems, Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 9-11, 2015.
  • Papapetrou M., Maidonis Th., Anagnostopoulos J., “Bulk Energy Storage in Future Electricity Systems in Europe”, POWER-GEN Europe 2015, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 9-11 June 2015.
  • Soulis K., Manolakos D., Anagnostopoulos J., Papantonis D., “Assessing The Hydropower Potential of Historical Hydro Sites Using A Geo-Information System and Hydrological Modeling in Poorly Gauged Areas”, 9th World Congress of the European Water Resources Association (EWRA) “Water Resources Management in a Changing World: Challenges and Opportunities”, Istanbul Turkey, June 10-13, 2015.
  • Weiss Th., Maidonis Th., Papapetrou M., Anagnostopoulos J., Anderson A., Garde R., Wänn A., Zach K.A., Auer H., Leahy P., “Market and Regulatory Framework Improvements That Could Further the Development of Bulk Energy Storage Technologies for Higher Shares of PV Generation in Austria, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Ireland and Spain”, European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 22-26, 2014.
  • Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., “Sizing of pumped hydro energy storage for future electricity systems with high RES penetration”, World Renewable Energy Congress, WREC XIII, Kingston Univ., London, UK, 3-8 August 2014.
  • Kassanos I., Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., “Development of a Hydraulic Turbine Design Method”, 11th International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics 2013, ICNAAM 2013, Rhodes, Greece, 21-27 September 2013, AIP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 1558, 2013, pp. 2301-2304.
  • Nesiadis A., Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., “Study of the injector design in impulse hydro turbines”, ICNAAM 2013, Rhodes, Greece, 21-27 September 2013, AIP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 1558, 2013, pp. 2297-2300.
  • Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., “Study of hybrid wind-hydro power plants operation and performance in the autonomous electricity system of Crete Island”, 3rd Intl. Conference on Development, Energy, Environment, Economics (DEEE’12), Paris, France, December 2-4, 2012.
  • Anagnostopoulos J.S., Koukouvinis Ph.K., Stamatelos F.G. and Papantonis D.E., “Optimal design and experimental validation of a Turgo model hydro turbine”, Proceedings of the 11th Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis (ESDA), ASME, Nantes, France, July 2-4, vol. 2, pp. 157-166, 2012.
  • Anagnostopoulos J.S. and Papantonis D.E., “Energy storage to support large RES integration in Greece: Current policy, legislation, and investment prospects”, Renewable Energy Europe, Power-Gen 2012, Cologne, Germany, June 12-14, 2012.
  • Anagnostopoulos J.S. and Papantonis D.E., “Combined conventional hydropower plants and pumped storage units to support large wind penetration in electric grids”, HYDRO 2011 Intl. Conference and Exhibition, Prague, Czech Republic, October 17-19, 2011.
  • Anagnostopoulos J.S. and Papantonis D.E., “Study of pumped storage schemes to support high RES penetration in the electric power system of Greece”, ECOS 2011 Intl. Conference, Novi Sad, Serbia, July 4-7, 2011, pp. 2469-2480.
  • Nesiadis A., Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., “Numerical study of the effect of spear valve design on the free jet flow characteristics in impulse hydroturbines”, 7th GRACM Intl. Congress on Computational Mechanics, Athens, Greece, 30 June – 2 July 2011.
  • Koukouvinis F., Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., “Numerical computation of the performance curve of a Pelton turbine using the Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Method”, 7th GRACM Intl. Congress on Computational Mechanics, Athens, Greece, 30 June – 2 July 2011.
  • Kapsali M., Anagnostopoulos J. and Kaldellis I., “Size optimization of wind based hydro pumped storage systems based on economic criteria”, Proc. XI World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC ’10), Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., September 25-30, 2010.
  • Anagnostopoulos J.S., “Blade design effects on the performance of a centrifugal pump impeller”, 6th Intl. Conference on CFD (ICCFD 6), St. Petersburg, Russia, July 12-16, 2010.
  • Koukouvinis Ph.K., Anagnostopoulos J.S. and Papantonis D.E., “Flow analysis inside a Pelton turbine bucket using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics”, HYDRO 2010 Intl. Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, September 27-29, 2010.
  • Koukouvinis Ph.K., Anagnostopoulos J.S. and Papantonis D.E., “Flow modeling in a Turgo turbine using SPH”, 5th International Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics European Research Interest Community Workshop, SPHERIC ’10, Manchester, U.K., June 22-25, 2010.
  • Koukouvinis Ph.K., Anagnostopoulos J.S. and Papantonis D.E., “Turbulence modeling in Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics methodology: Application in nozzle flow”, 7th Intl. Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM 2009), Rethymno, Greece, 18-22 September, 2009.
  • Koukouvinis Ph.K., Anagnostopoulos J.S. and Papantonis D.E., “Flow modelling in the injector of a Pelton turbine”, 4th International Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics European Research Interest Community Workshop, SPHERIC ’09, Nantes, France, May 27-29, 2009.
  • Anagnostopoulos J.S. and Papantonis D.E., “Pumped storage wind-hydro plant in non-interconnected grids”, HYDRO 2008 Intl. Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia, October 6-8, 2008.
  • V. Grapsas V., Stamatelos F., Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., “Numerical study and optimal blade design of a centrifugal pump by evolutionary algorithms”, 12 Intl. Conferenece on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems, KES2008, Zagreb, Croatia, September 3-5, 2008.
  • Stamatelos F. and Anagnostopoulos J., “Numerical modeling of laminar flows with the Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Method”, 6th IASME/WSEAS Intl. Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Aerodynamics (FMA ’08), Rhodes, Greece, August 20-22, 2008.
  • Anagnostopoulos J., “A Cartesian grid method for the simulation of flows in complex geometries”, 3rd Intl. Conference on Adaptive Modeling and Simulation, ADMOS 2007, Göteborg, Sweden, October 22-24, 2007.
  • Grapsas V.A., Anagnostopoulos J.S. and Papantonis D.E., “Experimental and numerical study of radial flow pump impeller with 2D-curved blades”, 5th IASME/WSEAS Intl. Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Aerodynamics (FMA ’07), Athens, Greece, August 25-27, 2007.
  • Anagnostopoulos J.S. and Papantonis D.E., “Flow modeling and runner design optimization in Turgo water turbines”, Intl. Conference on Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics, FMHT ’07, Prague, Czech Republic, July 27-29, 2007.
  • Anagnostopoulos J., “Numerical calculation of the flow in a centrifugal pump impeller using Cartesian grid”, 2nd WSEAS Intl. Conference on Applied and Theoretical Mechanics (Mechanics ’06), Venice, Italy, November 20-22, 2006.
  • Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., “A numerical methodology for design optimization of Pelton turbine runners”, HYDRO 2006 Intl. Conference, Porto Carras, Greece, 25-27 September, 2006.
  • Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., “Pumping station design for a pumping-storage wind-hydro power plant”, 19th Intl Conference ECOS 2006, Aghia Pelagia, Crete, Greece, 12-14 July, 2006.
  • Grapas V., Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., “Parametric study and design optimization of a radial flow pump impeller”, 2nd Intl. Conference IC-SCCE, Athens, Greece, 5-8 July, 2006.
  • Grapsas V., Mentzos M., Anagnostopoulos J., Filios A., Margaris D. and Papantonis D., “Experimental and computacional study of a radial flor pump impeller”, 2nd Intl. Conference IC-SCCE, Athens, Greece, 5-8 July, 2006.
  • Anagnostopoulos J. and Papantonis D., “Experimental and numerical studies on runner design of Pelton turbines”, Intl. Conference HIDROENERGIA 2006, Crieff, Scotland, UK, June 7-9, 2006.
  • Anagnostopoulos J. and Mathioulakis D., “Numerical simulation and hydrodynamic design optimization of a Tesla-type valve for micropumps”, 5th WSEAS Int’l Conference on Simulation, Modeling and Optimization, Corfu, Greece, August 17-19, 2005.
  • Anagnostopoulos J., “A numerical simulation methodology for hydraulic Turbomachines”, 5th GRACM Int’l Congress on Computational Mechanics, Limassol, Cyprus, 29 June – 1 July, 2005.
  • Grapsas, V., Anagnostopoulos, J. and Papantonis D. (2005), “Hydrodynamic Design of Radial Flow Pump Impeller by Surface Parameterization”, Proceedings 1st IC-EpsMsO, Athens, Greece, 6-9 July.
  • Grapsas, V. and Anagnostopoulos, J. (2004), “Numerical optimization of the hydrodynamic shape of fluid flow systems”, Proceedings 1st IC-SCCE, Athens, Greece, 8-10 September.
  • Anagnostopoulos J.S. and Papantonis D.E., “Application of evolutionary algorithms for the optimal design of a small hydroelectric power plant”, HYDRO 2004 Int’l Conference, Porto, Portugal, 18-20 October 2004.
  • Anagnostopoulos J.S. and Papantonis D.E., Optimum sizing of a pumped-storage plant for the recovery of power rejected by wind farms”, Proc. ERCOFTAC Design Optimization International Conference, N.T.U.A., Athens, March 31 – April 2, 2004.