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Reference Number EP/C015185/1
Title Real-time modelling for condition monitoring and performance optimisation of gas turbine engines
Status Completed
Energy Categories Energy Efficiency(Transport) 40%;
Fossil Fuels: Oil Gas and Coal(Oil and Gas, Other oil and gas) 10%;
Not Energy Related 50%;
Research Types Basic and strategic applied research 100%
Science and Technology Fields ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) 100%
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Dr T Breikin
No email address given
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
University of Manchester
Award Type Standard
Funding Source EPSRC
Start Date 01 October 2005
End Date 30 September 2008
Duration 36 months
Total Grant Value £126,382
Industrial Sectors Aerospace; Defence and Marine; Energy
Region North West
Programme Process Environment and Sustainability
Investigators Principal Investigator Dr T Breikin , Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Manchester (100.000%)
  Industrial Collaborator Project Contact , QinetiQ Ltd (0.000%)
Project Contact , Alstom Power Ltd (0.000%)
Project Contact , Rolls-Royce PLC (0.000%)
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Abstract The objective of the proposed research is to develop a new methodology for on-line real-time modelling of gas turbine engines for condition monitoring and performance optimisation. On-line engine modelling using the engine run data represents a complex task. The aim of this research is to overcome problems of real-time data-based dynamic modelling of aero gas turbines and further develop theoretical and experimental results to such a point that airlines and gas turbine engine manufacturers may use them commercially. This requires intensive interdisciplinary research in the area of systems identification and dynamic modelling, artificial intelligence, and algorithms and software design for real-time application. Direct social consequences from this work include fewer delays and cancellations for passengers due to strict adherence to flight schedule by airlines, reduction of operational costs and engine emissions. Therefore, the project will have scientific, economic and social impac
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