1. P. Doerfler, Comprex Supercharging of Vehicle Diesel Engines, 1975, SAE Paper 750335 , abstract-01-en
  2. P. Doerfler, Mathematical Model of the Pulsations in Francis Turbines Caused by the Vortex Core at Part Load. Escher Wyss News, Vol. 53 (1980), No. 1/2, pp. 101-106

  3. P. Doerfler, Francis Turbine Draft Tube Surges: A Systems-Oriented Approach. (German text, English summary) VDI-Berichte Nr. 424, 1981, pp. 211-222, abstract-03-en

  4. H. Glattfelder, H. Grein, P.K.  Doerfler, Intense system vibrations in hydro plants. Water Power & Dam Construction, March 1981, pp. 34 – 37, abstract-04-en

  5. H. Glattfelder, H. Grein, P.K. Doerfler, System Vibrations in Hydro Plants. Escher Wyss News, Vol. 54/55 (1981/82), pp. 27-31

  6. P. Doerfler, System oscillations excited by the Francis turbine's part load vortex core: mathematical modeling and experimental verification. (German text, English summary) Dissertation, Techn. Univ. Vienna (Austria), Oct. 1982,

  7. P. Doerfler, System dynamics of the Francis Turbine Half Load Surge. IAHR Section Hydraulic Machinery, Equipment, and Cavitation, 11th Symposium (Amsterdam, 1982), Vol. 2, Paper 39, abstract-07-en

  8. P. Doerfler, Linear theory of the Francis turbine's part load oscillations: Application to pumped storage plants (German text only) Pumped Storage Plants (Proc. 2nd Int. Sem. Hydr. Power Plants) In: Ber. TFVA Techn. Univ. Vienna (Austria), Vol. 1, pp. 146 - 147

  9. P. Doerfler, Francis turbine impedance - experimental results vs. theoretical model. IAHR Work Group WG1 (The Behavior of Hydraulic Machinery under Steady Oscillatory Conditions),  1st meeting, Milan 1983

  10. P. Doerfler, Evaluation concepts for low-frequency oscillations in hydraulic reaction turbines.  IAHR Work Group WG1 (The Behavior of Hydraulic Machinery under Steady Oscillatory Conditions),  1st meeting, Milan 1983

  11. P. Doerfler, On the role of phase resonance in vibrations caused by blade passage in radial hydraulic turbomachines. IAHR Section Hydraulic Machinery, Equipment, and Cavitation, 12th Symposium (Stirling, 1984), Paper 3.3, pp. 228 - 241, abstract-11-en

  12. P. Doerfler, Stability analysis by linear perturbation method for a 2region vortex model, IAHR Work Group WG1 (The Behavior of Hydraulic Machinery under Steady Oscillatory Conditions) 2nd Meeting, Mexico 1985, abstract-12-en

  13. P. Doerfler, Francis turbine surge prediction and prevention. Water Power '85, Las Vegas, Sept. 25-27, 1985, abstract-13-en

  14. P. Doerfler, Design criteria for air admission systems in Francis turbines. IAHR Section Hydraulic Machinery, Equipment, and Cavitation, 13th Symposium (Montreal, 1986), Vol. I, Paper 8, abstract-14-en

  15. P. Doerfler, A "cross impedance" method for frequency-domain representation of oscillations in power plants with meshed waterways, BHRA 5th Intl. Symp. Pressure Surges, Hannover, Sept. 22-24, 1986, abstract-15-en

  16. P. Dörfler, Flow phenomena inducing vibrations in hydraulic machines (in German), in: Swiss water management society, Special meeting September 1986, Interlaken, p. 47-58, abstract-16-en

  17. P.Doerfler, R. Bloch, W. Mayr, O. Hasler, Vibration tests on a high-head (740m) Francis turbine: Field tests from Häusling, IAHR Section Hydraulic Machinery, Equipment, and Cavitation, 14th Symposium (Trondheim, 1988), Vol. 2, Paper D1, abstract-17-en

  18. P. Doerfler, R. Bloch, Dynamic transfer functions of a medium-head Francis turbine, IAHR Work Group WG1 (The Behavior of Hydraulic Machinery under Steady Oscillatory Conditions) 5th  Meeting, Milan, 1991, abstract-18-en

  19. P. Doerfler, Control engineering aspects of rehab projects (in German), in: 4th Sulzer Escher Wyss Hydro customer info meeting, September 1993, Zurich

  20. P. Doerfler, E. Brenner, Computing hydraulic transients for the Lungern Lake plant, Water Power & Dam Constr., November 1993, abstract-20-en

  21. P. Doerfler, Observation of pressure pulsations at high partial load on a Francis model turbine with high specific speed, IAHR Work Group WG1 (The Behavior of Hydraulic Machinery under Steady Oscillatory Conditions) 6th  Meeting, Lausanne 1993, also in: Hydropower & Dams, January 1994, abstract-pd-21-en

  22. P. K. Doerfler, R. Sutter, Observer-based control of a low-head Pelton plant with a long penstock, in: Modelling, Testing & Monitoring for Hydro Powerplants – II, Lausanne, July 1996, p. 391 - 400, abstract-22-en

  23. P. K. Dörfler,  and H-E Reisner, Managing the Grid, Intl. Water Power & Dam Constr., June 1996, p. 20 ff

  24. P.K. Dörfler, and H-E Reisner, Adjusting the hydrodynamic layout of pumped-storage plants to the reguirements of network control (in German). 18th Colloquium on Power Engineering, Techn. Univ. Dresden (D), October, 1996

  25. P. K. Doerfler, A.J. Engineer et al., Stable operation achieved on a single-stage reversible pump-turbine showing instability at no-load, IAHR Section Hydraulic Machinery, Equipment, and Cavitation, 19th Symposium (Singapore, 1998), Volume I, p. 430-440, abstract-25-en

  26. P. Dörfler, and G. Lein, Stable Operation of Undersized Surge Tanks (in German, English summary), Wasserwirtschaft 90 (2000), 10, p. 488-493

  27. P. Dörfler, Enhancing the safe operation of surge tanks, Intl. J. Hydropower & Dams, 2000, Issue 1, p. 43-66, abstract-27-en

  28. P. Dörfler, and G. Lein, Stable operation of reduced size surge tanks, Intl. J. Hydropower & Dams, 2001, Issue 4, pp. 108-112, abstract-28-en

  29. P. Dörfler, Limitation of Hydraulic Transients in the Casecnan Multipurpose Plant (in German),
    Intl. Symp. Modern Methods and Concepts in Hydraulic Engineering, Swiss Fed. Inst. Technology, Zurich, Oct. 8-10, 2002

  30. Sick, M., Dörfler, P., Lohmberg, A., Casey, M. Numerical Simulations of Vortical Flows in Draft Tubes, 21st IAHR Symp. on Hydraulic Machinery and Cavitation, Lausanne 2002

  31. Sick, M., Dörfler, P., Sallaberger, M., Lohmberg, A., Casey, M., CFD Simulation of the Draft Tube Vortex, 21st IAHR Symp. on Hydraulic Machinery and Cavitation, Lausanne 2002, abstract-31-en

  32. Doerfler, P., Lohmberg, A., et al., Investigation of pressure pulsation and runner forces in a single-stage reversible pump turbine model. IAHR Work Group WG1 (The Behavior of Hydraulic Machinery under Steady Oscillatory Conditions) 11th  Meeting, Stuttgart 2003, abstract-32-en

  33. Sallaberger, M., Bachmann, P., Michaud, Ch., Sick, M., Dörfler, P-. Modern hydraulic design for large pump turbines, Hydropower & Dams, Issue 5, 2003

  34. Sick, M., Stein, P., Dörfler, P., Sallaberger, M., Part Load Instabilities in Francis Turbines and Pump Turbines, Hydro 2004, Porto, abstract-34-en

  35. Sick, M., Dörfler, P., Michler, W., Sallaberger, M., Lohmberg, A., Investigation of the Draft Tube Vortex in a Pump-Turbine, IAHR Section Hydraulic Machinery, Equipment, and Cavitation, 22nd Symposium, Stockholm, 2004

  36. Keller, M., Dörfler, P., Sallaberger, M., Sick, M., Rotor-Stator Interaction in Pump Turbines – Numerical Prediction and Experiment, Hydro 2005, Villach (A), abstract-36-en

  37. Stein, P., Sick M., Doerfler P., White, P., Braune, A., Numerical simulation of the cavitating draft tube vortex in a Francis turbine. IAHR Section Hydraulic Machinery, Equipment, and Cavitation, 23rd Symposium, Yokohama, Japan, 2006 

  38. Dörfler, P. K.: Evaluating 1D models for vortex-induced pulsation in Francis turbines, Proc. 3rd Meeting IAHR Workgroup on Cavitation and Dynamic Problems in Hydraulic Machinery and Systems, Brno 2009, Paper F3, abstract-38-en

  39. Dörfler, P. K., ‘Neo-Suterian’ pump-turbine characteristics and their benefits, 25th IAHR Symp. on Hydraulic Machinery and Cavitation, Timisoara 2010, abstract-39-en

  40. Dörfler, P. K., Keller, M. and Braun, O., 2010: Full-load vortex dynamics identified by unsteady 2-phase CFD, 25th IAHR Symp. on Hydraulic Machinery and Cavitation, Timisoara 2010, abstract-40-en

  41. Dörfler, P. K.: Improved Suter Transform for Pump-Turbine Characteristics, IJFMS 2010, Vol. 3, No. 4, abstract-41-en, article

  42. Dörfler, P., Sick, M., Coutu, A., Review on dynamic and instability phenomena in hydraulic machines, Hydro 2010, Lisbon, abstract-42-en

  43. Dörfler, P. K., Braun, O., Tsujimoto, Y., Research on Francis turbine full-load surge, WIMRC 3rd International Cavitation Forum, Warwick 2011

  44. Dörfler, P. K., 2011, Pressure wave propagation and damping in a long penstock. IAHR Work Group on Cavitation and Dynamic Problems in Hydraulic Machinery & Systems, 4th Intl. Meeting, Belgrade, Serbia, 2011, abstract-44-en,

  45. Nishiyama, Y., Suzuki, T., Yonezawa K., Tanaka H., Doerfler P., and Tsujimoto Y., Phase resonance in a centrifugal compressor,  International Journal of Fluid Machinery and Systems, Vol. 4 (2011) , No. 3

  46. Dörfler, P., Braun, O., and Sick, M., Hydraulic stability in high-load operation: a new model and its use in Francis turbine refurbishment. Hydropower & Dams, Issue Four, 2011, p. 84-88, abstract-46-en 

  47. Y Tsujimoto, H Tanaka, P Doerfler, K Yonezawa, T Suzuki and K  Makikawa,  Effects of Acoustic Resonance and Volute Geometry on Phase Resonance in a Centrifugal Fan, 26th IAHR Symposium on Hydraulic Machinery and Systems, Beijing, China, 2012, abstract-47-en

  48. Doerfler, P.K., A statistical method for draft tube pressure pulsation analysis. 26th IAHR Symposium on Hydraulic Machinery and Systems, Beijing, China, 2012, abstract-48-en

  49. Ruchonnet, N., Taruffi, A., Dörfler, P., Tsujimoto, Y., Phase Resonance Revisited: The Importance of Boundary Conditions, 5th Meeting IAHR Workgroup on Cavitation and Dynamic Problems in Hydraulic Machinery and Systems, Lausanne 2013, Contribution 8.1