Organisations source: ARIS

Scotta Turboinštitut Turbine machines, Ltd

Research activity

Code Science Field Subfield
2.05.05  Engineering sciences and technologies  Mechanics  Fluid mechanics 
2.05.03  Engineering sciences and technologies  Mechanics  Numerical modelling 
2.13.07  Engineering sciences and technologies  Process engineering  Water power 
1.07.00  Natural sciences and mathematics  Computer intensive methods and applications   
2.03.00  Engineering sciences and technologies  Energy engineering   

Code Science Field
T210  Technological sciences  Mechanical engineering, hydraulics, vacuum technology, vibration and acoustic engineering 
P170  Natural sciences and mathematics  Computer science, numerical analysis, systems, control 

Code Description
Evaluation (rules)
source: COBISS
Data for the last 5 years (citations for the last 10 years) on July 11, 2024; A3 for period 2018-2022
Database Linked records Citations Pure citations Average pure citations
WoS 28  208  186  6.64 
Scopus 28  259  233  8.32 
Research groups (2)
no. Code Name of group Responsible person No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1. 0263-001  Fluid Mechanics     
2. 0263-002  Turbomachines    55 
Researchers (6)
no. Code Name and surname Research area Status No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1. 20430  Franc Jere  Process engineering  Researcher  22 
2. 05388  PhD Dragica Jošt  Process engineering  Researcher  127 
3. 37962  Valentin Pirnat  Process engineering  Researcher 
4. 24923  Roberto Renato Stopar  Process engineering  Researcher  33 
5. 19175  PhD Aljaž Škerlavaj  Process engineering  Researcher  81 
6. 31110  Franci Vehar  Mechanical design  Researcher  22 
Research projects (9) Legend
ARIS research and infrastructure programmes (5) Legend
no. Code Title Period Responsible person No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1. P2-0196  Research in Power, Process, and Environmental Engineering  1/1/2020 - 12/31/2025  PhD Matjaž Hriberšek   4,029 
2. I0-0009  Numerična in eksperimentalna analiza toka v turbinskih strojih (Slovene)  1/1/2015 - 12/31/2021  PhD Aljaž Škerlavaj   258 
3. P2-0196  Research in Power, Process, and Environmental Engineering  1/1/2015 - 12/31/2019  PhD Matjaž Hriberšek   4,271 
4. I0-0009  Numerična in eksperimentalna analiza toka v turbinskih strojih (Slovene)  1/1/2014 - 12/31/2014  PhD Aljaž Škerlavaj   210 
5. P2-0196  Research in Power, Process, and Environmental Engineering  1/1/2009 - 12/31/2014  PhD Leopold Škerget   5,385 
International projects (6) source: SICRIS
no. Code Title Period Responsible person
1. FP7-PEOPLE-ACCUSIM-192260  Accurate Simulations in Hydro-Machinery and Marine Propellers  2/1/2014 - 1/31/2018  PhD Aljaž Škerlavaj  
2. FP5-EESD-CAVISMONITOR-87002  Cavitation monitoring in hydraulic machines with aid of a computer aided visualization method  6/4/2003 - 6/3/2012   
3. FP5-EESD-CAME-GT-58616  Thematic network for cleaner and more efficient gas turbines (CAME-GT)  10/1/2000 - 5/31/2004   
4. FP4-INCO-47274  Optimising cooling tower efficiency by advanced measuring and analysis  2/1/1999 - 1/31/2002   
5. FP4-INCO-35526  A Novel Visualization System for Process Measurement, Control and M onitoring.  2/1/1997 - 12/31/2000   
6. IC PECO/COPERNICUS-30253  Highly Efficient Parallel 3D CFD Codes for Industrial Applications  3/1/1995 - 2/28/1998   
Mentors for junior researchers (4)
no. Code Name and surname Research area Status
1. 01158  PhD Marin Bajd  Process engineering  Researcher 
2. 01159  PhD BORIS VELENŠEK  Process engineering  Researcher 
3. 05389  PhD Andrej Lipej  Process engineering  Researcher 
4. 09286  PhD Brane Širok  Mechanics  Researcher 
The main activities of Turboinstitut are focused on: - research, development, model manufacturing and testing of water turbines, centrifugal pumps and low pressure ventilators, - design of hydraulic machines and test rigs for model and/or prototype testing, - site testing of turbines, pumps and ventilators as acceptable tests for checking guarantees or preliminary tests for troubleshooting or refurbishment , - numerical modelling of flows in stationary and rotating parts of hydraulic machines and experimental checking of velocities by laser anemometer, - assessment and refurbishment of hydro power plants and pump stations, - condition and performance monitoring, - control, automation and remote control of hidropower plants, - planning, performance evaluation and engineering of small hydro, - engineering of special pumps, - calibration of flow meters and volumetric vessels, as an authorised institution, - education to MSc and DSc level, - development of turbo-prop engines of airliners, - development of process industry and energy production monitoring systems Important international projects: - ALIS 11: Computer- Aided Visualization- cooperation with University of Hertfordshire (1995 to 1997), - ALIS link No. 48: 'Pre- upgrade exit air mapping and engineering analysis of cooling towers performance' (1.4.1998 to 31.3.2001), - COST E7: 'Multi-phase flows in paper making', (1.1.1996 to 31.12.1999), - INCO-COPERNICUS Project: 'Novel Visualisation System for Control and Monitoring (NOVISCAM)' (1.1.1997 to 31.12.2000), - INCO-COPERNICUS Project: 'Optimising Cooling Tower Efficiency by Advanced Measuring and Analysis (OCTEBAMA)' (1.2.1999 to 31.1.2002), - 5TH FRAMEWORK PROJECT: Energy Project NNE5-1999-00597 Title : 'CAVITATION MONITORING IN HYDRAULIC MACHINES WITH AID OF A COMPUTER-AIDED VISUALIZATION METHOD', Project Acronym: ' CAVISMONITOR', Project coordinator: TURBOINSTITUT, (1.6.2000 to 31.5.2003), - 5TH FRAMEWORK PROJECT: ENK5-CT2000-2062 Title: 'Thematic Network for Cleaner and More Efficient Gas Turbines (CAME-GT)' (10.4.2002 to 31.12.2003), - Eureka project: E!2827; EUROENVIRON 'Optimisation of Primary Layer Formation in a Mineral Wool Production Process (MINERAFORM)' (22.3.2002 to 21.3.2004), - Eureka project: E!2848; EUROENVIRON 'Development of a Closed-Circuit Clothes Dryer with Condenser (CONDENDRYER)' (1.6.2002 to 31.5.2004).
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