Hydraulic models and laboratory testing of complex piping systems and new or re-furbished hydraulic structures can improve the design by making them safer, more efficient, and more economical to build and maintain. This claim is based on nine dam spillway model studies over a 37 year period for one client which confirmed that modeling result in a better finished product, and at a significant cost savings.


Hydraulic Models

TEC Can Help

  • Reviewing your project and advise if a model is needed
  • Define the scope and write the test plan for model studies
  • Conduct model studies
  • Review model study results


Dr. Tullis, President of TEC has 40 years experience as principle investigator for dozens of model studies of hydraulic structures and has conducted hundreds of testing projects on hydraulic equipment. He has extensive publications on hydraulic models and hydraulic equipment performance.