Cavitation damage continues to be a serious maintenance problem with valves, orifices, pumps, turbines, high head gates, hydraulic structures, etc. TEC has over 40 years of research and testing experience that can be utilized to identify the cause of cavitation and provide solutions to control or eliminate it from your system.

 

Cavitation

Awards

Dr. Tullis has been recognized by the American Society of Civil Engineers for his significant contributions in the area of cavitation research.

  • Recipient of the American Society of Civil Engineers "Hydraulics Structures Medal", 1993.
  • Recipient of the American Society of Civil Engineers "Huber Research Prize", 1977

Teaching Experience

University courses taught that included cavitation:

  • Yearly senior/graduate level course on design of pipeline systems, including cavitation problems at Utah State University.


Short courses taught on cavitation:

  • "Control Valve Cavitation Short Course", EPRI M & D Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August, 1994.
  • "Cavitation in Hydraulic Systems." Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 1982.