Gerald Zenz

Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

1987 …2025
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Research interests

Design and Safety Assessment of Dams
Design of Hydraulic Structures, Hydraulic Model Tests, Flood Protection Works, Water Conduits, Pressure Tunnels and Power Caverns

External positions

ICOLD Vice President, International Commission on Large Dams ICOLD

1 May 20171 Jul 2020

President of Austrian National Committee on Dams (ATCOLD)

Austrian Dam Commission – Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

Member of the board of Austrian Society of Geomechanics (OEGG)

Member of International Association for Hydraulic Research (IAHR)

ICOLD - Committee Member on Computational Aspects of Analysis and Design of Dams

Committee Member on Seismic Aspects of Dam Design

Keywords

  • 207114 Water management
  • 201115 Structural hydraulic engineering
  • 201125 Hydraulic engineering
  • 201126 Hydropower plant construction

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Research Output 1987 2019

Dams
incidence
Education
engineering
education

Determination of material parameters using numerical models and field measurement data

Staudacher, E. J. & Zenz, G., 9 May 2019, 3rd Meeting of European Working Group on Dams and Earthquakes, an International Symposium: Proceedings. Lemos, J. V., Caldeira, L., Peireira Gomes, J., Marcelino, J., Dias, I. & Brito, A. (eds.). Lisboa: Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil, p. 135-144 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearch

Gouvaes Pumped Storage Hydropower Headrace Surge Tank: Hydraulic Investigation and Physical Model Test

Zenz, G. & Richter, W., 17 Apr 2019, Graz: Eigenverlag. 75 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearchpeer-review

Gouvaes Pumped Storage Hydropower Tailrace Surge Tank: Hydraulic Investigation and Physical Model Test

Zenz, G. & Richter, W., 17 Apr 2019, 1 ed. Graz: Eigenverlag. 100 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearchpeer-review

Hydraulics of the Tail Race Surge Tank of Gouvães Pumped-Storage Hydropower

Richter, W., Zenz, G., Nicolet, C., Landry, C., Vera Rodriguez, J. C. & de la Torre Abietar, L., 3 Sep 2019, In : Wasserwirtschaft. 109, Sonderh.1, p. 83-88

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

turbine
pump
hydraulics
unloading
pumping

Activities 2005 2019

Dam Safety: Failure mechanisms, seismic risk and case studies

Gerald Zenz (Speaker)
15 Oct 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk at conference or symposiumScience to science

Sicherheitskonzept zur Beurteilung von Stauanlagen - Talsperren und Speicher

Gerald Zenz (Speaker)
9 Oct 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationTalk at conference or symposiumScience to science

Sicherheitsüberprüfung von Talsperren

Gerald Zenz (Speaker)
8 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationTalk at conference or symposiumScience to science

Toward understanding the complex flow phenomena in Run-of-River intakes using Scale-Resolving Simulations

Shervin Shahriari (Speaker), Gerald Zenz (Contributor)
23 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationTalk at conference or symposiumScience to science

Safe Dams to Serve fo a better World

Gerald Zenz (Speaker)
7 Nov 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk at conference or symposiumScience to science

Projects 1995 2025

FlexHydro 2.0 - Surge-Tank-Design

Zenz, G.

1/01/1930/04/20

Project: Research project

Hydraulic Model Tests

Hammer, A., Knoblauch, H., Zenz, G. & Schneider, J.

1/01/9531/01/25

Project: Research area