Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik
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Ao. Univ. Prof. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Heimo WALTER
Getreidemarkt 9/302 , A-1060 Vienna
Room: BA 04A15
Tel.: +43-1-58801-302318
Fax: +43-1-58801-302399
heimo.walter@tuwien.ac.at

Consultation hours

Monday - Thursday 9:00 - 11:00 AM

Research & Working areas

  • Employee of the key activitie of the institute for the numerical simulation of selected thermodynamic problems
  • Employee of the research project flow distribution in tube networks
  • Employee of the research project Numerical calculation of the water circulation in steam generators under dynamic operation conditions
  • Head of the research project stability of natural circulation systems.
  • Head of the research project sensible and latent heat storage system

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Membership in scientific societies

ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
WSEAS (World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society)
ASTFE (American Society of Thermal and Fluids Engineers)

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Editorship

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Invited lectures at scientific conferences

12th International Conference on Energy, and Development, Environment and Biomedicine, Corfu Island, Greece; 25.08.2018 - 27.08.2018

2nd Swiss Symposium Thermal Energy Storage, Luzern, Swiss, Januar 16, 2015

2nd International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Heat and Mass Transfer 2010, Corfu Island, Greece, July 14 - 16, 2011

6th IASME / WSEAS International Conference on Heat Transfer, Thermal Engineering and Environment, Rhodos, Griechenland, August 20 - 22, 2008

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Summer academy

Vienna Green Summer Academy. Vienna, Austria, 2.-20. Juli 2012

Smart buildings - planning for the future. Vienna, Austria, 12.-23. Juli 2010

 Vienna Green Summer Academy. Vienna, Austria, 7.-25. Juli 2014

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Courses

The courses can be retrieved by the following link:

TUWIS++

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Actual projects

  • Static and dynamic stability of natural circulation steam generators
  • Pressure drop and fluid flow distribution in a PEM fuel cell
  • Integration of a dynamic module for numerical simulation of the evaporator of a natural circulation steam generator into the program KED
  • Further development at the computer code DBS which is used for the dynamic simulation of steam generators

 

 

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Finished projects

  • Investigations to the static and dynamic stability of an ultracritical steam generator
  • Temperature distribution in the membrane wall of an platen-type superheater
  • Stability studies at different natural circulation steam generator designs
  • Investigations to the warm start-up behaviour of natural circulation steam generators
  • Calculation of the water distribution in a cooling stack
  • Environmentally usage of power (Austrian Science and Research Liaison Office (ASO) funded project with project number:4-23-2008 (Project and finance coordinator))
  • Temperature distribution in membrane walls
  • Condensation of exhaust flue gas from a biomass boiler with a integrated fine dust separation (FFG-Project 815699 (Project and finance coordinator))
  • Peripheral conversion of biomass in Substitute Natural Gas (FFG-Project 821863)
  • Study to the heat transfer and pressure drop in internally ribbed tubes
  • Investigations to the static and dynamic stability of an once through steam generators
  • SYMBIOSE - Cross-system for a optimiced decentralised hybrid storage  (FFG-Project 834635)
  • BimeRi - Production technology for a bimetal tube with longitudinal fins for the use in a latent heat storage system (FFG-Project 843934 (Project and finance coordinator))
  • InnoGasClean - Innovative gas cleaning method at biomass gasification (FFG-Projekt 838730)
  • SeLaTES sensible and latent energy storage systems as part of the K1-project "GSG-GreenStorageGrid" (FFG-Projekt 836636)
  • PRIZE: Fluidized bed heat storage4 device with micro encapsulated phase change material (Project- und Finanzcoordinator)
  • Advanced Regenerator: Particle based high temperature heat storage without rotating components with counter-current flow characteristic (Project- und Finanz coordinator) (FFG-Projekt 1396069)
  • High temperature heat storage for the thermal center Dürnrohr  (Project- and finance coordinator) (FFG-Projekt 865112)

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