R&D Projects

Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology

EU Projekt WAHALoads

Within the European project WAHALoads Fraunhofer UMSICHT conducts thermo-hydraulic, power plant technology test scenarios at UMSICHT’s own pipework in Oberhausen. The objective of this WAHALoads project is the validation and improvement of commercial calculation software.

EU-Project SurgeNet

Fraunhofer UMSICHT is one of the contractors in 5th Research Framework Programme of the European Community. SurgeNet is a thematic network of European scientific and industrial organizations.

This project involves in the prediction and analysis of fluid transients for the purpose of knowledge transfer and knowledge dissemination within the European countries with the main emphasis on pipe systems. The aim of this project is to improve design and operation of pipe networks as well as to intensify the partnership between the European countries.


Development of a software environment for fast coupling between flow simulation codes and CAD simulation codes.