Eglisau hydropower plant: turbine vibrations

Project overview

The seven existing machine groups at Eglisau hydropower plant were replaced as part of a modernisation project. The new turbines offer increased capacity and have a higher rotation frequency, but are also heavier.

Our services

Detailed finite-element simulation. Forecast of vibrations to be expected. Feasibility studies of retrofitting measures.

Expertise involved

Structural dynamics

Client

Axpo Holding AG

Eglisau turbines and vibration