Institute of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Ressources ManagementCenter of Hydraulic Engineering
Laboratory Facilities

Laboratory Facilities

The Laboratory has presently the following test facilities with the necessary infrastructure  to fulfill the requirements in teaching, experimental research and commercial testing.


  • Testing halls with crane             1400 m²
  • Open-air testing area                2000 m²
  • 2 tilting flumes      each of length    17 m
  • Flexible flumes                              
  • Reservoir                                  1000 m³
  • Capacity of pumps                     2500 l/s
  • Mechanical workshop with crane   300 m²
  • Electronic laboratory                     80 m²
  • Offices and seminar room            300 m²



Main testing hall with test rigsAuxiliary hall with 2 tilting flumesOpen-air model



Sectional model in a tilting glass flume Groynes in a tilting flumeSteep tilting flume for rip-rap tests



Additional flumes can be installed quickly as required by means of a flexible module construction system.


For a specific project, a canvas protected zone of 8 x 30 m in the open-air area was built in 2006.


Open-air area Canvas protected testing area with a measurement cabin Full model in the canvassed area