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The following are the titles of the articles written by Jacek Swiderski, the founder and owner of SEi.

2006
  The Application of Fish Friendly Design of a Vanelss Turbine, co-authors: J. Huang, D. de Montmorency, Hydro Conference, Portland 2006.
  Francis Turbine Upgrade for Lushui Generating Station by Using CFD - a Case Study, co-authors: J. Huang, J. Ji, M. Riley, T. Tung, Great Wall World Renewable Energy Forum, Bejing 2006.
  The Development and Application of Fish Friendly Design Criteria for a "Vaneless Turbine" Using CFD Analysis, co-author: D. de Montmorency, 14th International Seminar of Hydropwer Plants, Vienna 2006.
 
2005
  What's New in Reaction Turbines?, co-author: D. de Montmorency, The Power of Water - 5th Annual Conference, Ontario Waterpower - Technical Paper Presentations, Kingston 2005.
 
2004
  Recent Approach to Refurbishments of Small Hydro Projects Based on Numerical Flow Analysis, Small Hydro Workshop, Montreal, 2004. (*.pdf file approx. 2100kB)
  Design Optimization of Replacement Francis Runner - CFD Application in Optimization Algoryhm, 13th International Hydropwer Seminar, Vienna, 2004. (*.pdf file approx. 450 kB)
 
2003
  Axial Flow Turbine Development for Ultra-Low Head (ULH) Hydro Projects, Waterpower XIII, Buffalo, 2003(*.pdf file approx. 550kB)
 
2002
  ( In Polish) Modernizacja turbiny Kaplana w Elektrowni Wodnej Jeziorsko, Energetyka no. 12/2002 pages 953-957, Poland, co-authors: R. Daszkiewicz, M. Klein, A. Lojek(*.pdf file approx. 1,050kB)
 
2001
  Automated Runner Blade Design Optimization Process Based on CFD Verification, Waterpower XII, Salt Lake City, 2001, co-authors: J. Martin, R. Norrena (*.pdf file approx. 120kB)
  Application of CFD Turbine Design for Small Hydro Elliott Falls, a Case Study, Waterpower XII, Salt Lake City, 2001, co-authors: K. Bennett, J. Huang (*.pdf file approx. 360kB)
 
2000
  Practical Implementations of Computational Fluid Dynamics in a Design Practice - Virtual Hydraulic Laboratory, Hydro Forum 2000, Poland, co-author: J.Martin (*.pdf file approx. 200kB)
  CFX - Design Tool for Small Hydro - published in an autumn newsletter, AEA Technology Engineering Software Ltd.(*.pdf file approx. 300kB)
 
1999
  High Power Francis runner Upgrade with a New Design Runner, Norcan Hydraulic Turbine Inc. Report, 1999, co-author: J. Martin(*.pdf file approx. 90kB)
 
1997
  Ultra Low-head Hydropower - New Approach, co-author: T.Tung, Hydropower Conference, Hyderabad (India), 1997.
  Ultra Low-head Hydro - a New Canadian Approach, The Low-head Hydropower - European Workshop, London (UK), 1997.
 
1994
  Runner Selection Program - R&D Report
  Small Hydro Projects - Barber Waterpower Products Ltd. Experience, 1994.
 
1989
  Catalogue of Flow Analysis Computer Programs Available at the Institute of Fluid-Flow Machinery of the Polish Academy of Sciences, for the Hydraulic Machine Rotor Flow Calculation, Polish Academy of Sciences Publications, Gdansk, 1989.
  Proposal for the Utilization of the Computer Programs Available at the Institute of Fluid-Flow Machinery of the Polish Academy of Sciences, for the Fluid Flow Analysis Through Stationary and Rotating Profiles Cascades, co-author: J. Steller, Polish Academy of Sciences Publications, Gdansk, 1989.
  An IBM PC Aided Vane/Blades System Design of an Axial-flow Water Turbine by Means of One-dimensional Methods. Numerical and Graphical Codes, co-author: L.Targonski, Polish Academy of Sciences Publications, Gdansk, 1989.
  Computational and Graphical Programs for the Calculation of the Propeller-type Water Turbines, co-author: L. Targonski, Polish Academy of Sciences Publications, Gdansk, 1989.
 
1988
  Aided Design and Aided Hydraulic Properties Evaluation Computer Programs for Axial Runner of the Water Turbines, co-author: J. Steller, Polish Academy of Sciences Publications, Gdansk, 1988.
  ARDES-aided Design System of an Axial-flow Water Turbine, Polish Academy of Sciences Publications, Gdansk, 1988.
  Technical and Economical Assumptions Concerning Hydrodynamic Loads Acting on Pump Systems, co-authors: A. Adamkowski, J. Wasilewski, Polish Academy of Sciences Publications, Gdansk, 1988.
  A Check and Supplementation of the Computer Programs Set Aiding the Design of the Axial-flow Water Turbines Based on the Airfoil Theory. Polish Academy of Sciences Publications, Gdansk, 1988.

services
DESIGN of all hydraulic flow passages of the water power plant (pressurized inlet, turbine distributor, runner, draft tube);
PREDICTION of the performance of any reaction water turbine and operational optimization of the power plant;
POWER PLANT UPGRADES: from site potential-power evaluation to the final design;
ANALYSIS of the risk of investment related to hydrology.