• HYDRO CONSULTING GmbH

    Prof. Schilling und Dr. Thum

  • OUR SERVICES

    The Hydro Consulting GmbH offers the Expertise and Know-how to deliver

    • Optimum Layout of Hydro Turbines and Pumps
    • Optimum Design of Hydro Turbines and Pumps
    • Optimum Design for Rehabilitation Projects
    • Analysis of Flows and Structures of Hydro Turbines and Pumps
    • Simulation and Analysis of Complex Fluid Flows
    • CFD-Simulations using in-house, Commercial and OpenSource-Tools

  • ABOUT US

    Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dr. h.c.

    Rudolf Schilling

    FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR

    Prof. Schilling is a very experienced and well-respected expert in the global hydro power business. With more than 45 years experience in hydraulic fluid machinery, Prof. Schilling has a great expertise and a considerable reputation in the academic and industrial world.

     

    • Graduation in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Karlsruhe.
    • Design engineer with KSB in Frankenthal
    • Graduation with a Dr.-Ing. and Habilitation at the University of Karlsruhe
    • Head of the department for R&D, Voith Turbine Division at Heidenheim, Germany
    • Professor (Ordinarius) of the Technische Universität München (TUM), Head of the Institute of Hydraulic Machinery and Plants, later Fluid Mechanics with main focus on the design and optimization as well as the flow simulation in hydraulic turbo machinery
    • Chairman of IAHR, section on Hydraulic Machinery and Cavitation
    • Vice President of the TUM
    • CEO of German Institute of Science & Technology, Singapore

    • "Goldene Ehrennadel" of the VDMA, Fachverband Pumpen + Systeme

    • CEO of Hydro Consulting GmbH, Pöcking, Germany

     

    prof.schilling@hydro-consulting.de

    Dr.-Ing.

    Susanne Thum

    FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR

    Dr. Thum has more than 15 years experience in layout and design of hydro power machinery. Dr. Thum is an expert in using numerical methods and developing applications and customized tools for design optimization.

     

    • Graduation in Mechanical Engineering at the Technische Universität München (TUM)
    • Graduation with a Dr.-Ing. at the Technische Universität München (TUM) Institute of of Hydraulic Machinery and Plants, later Fluid Mechanics Mechanics of Prof. Schilling
    • Senior Researcher at the Technische Universität München (TUM) Institute of of Hydraulic Machinery and Plants, later Fluid Mechanics Mechanics with main focus on the design and optimization as well as the flow simulation in hydraulic turbo machinery
    • CEO of Hydro Consulting GmbH, Pöcking, Germany

     

    thum@hydro-consulting.de

    Dr.-Ing.

    Julian Schneider

    ENGINEERING CONSULTANT

    • Graduation in Mechanical Engineering at the Technische Universität München (TUM)

    • Graduation with a Dr.-Ing. at the Institute of Hydraulic Machinery and Plants of Prof. Schilling, TUM

    • Research Assistant at the TUM Institute of Hydraulic Machinery and Plants with contribution to a research project on rotor dynamics of turbines in cooperation with Voith Hydro Holding GmbH & Co. KG

    • Engineering Consultant at P3 Automotive GmbH with main focus on structural optimization

    • Freelance Engineering Consultant dealing with numerical simulation of fluid flows using OpenFOAM and strength analysis of components in hydro turbines and pumps using CodeAster

     

    schneider@hydro-consulting.de

  • REFERENCES

    PROJECTS:

    We successfully designed and developed more than 150 Francis and Kaplan Turbines for hydro power plants

    in various countries worldwide.

    Our designs are successfully running in countries like Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Turkey, Brasil, Sri Lanka and others.

    Installed Francis Turbines:

    Installed Francis Double Runner Turbines:

    Installed Kaplan Turbines:

  • CONTACT US

    Hydro Consulting GmbH

    Prof. Schilling & Dr. Thum

    Dorfmoos 22

    82343 Pöcking

    GERMANY

    Phone

     

    Prof. Schilling: +49 8157 924380

     

    Dr. Thum: +49 8153 886980