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Reference Number InnUK/113049/01
Title Proposal for a National Centre of Excellence in Gas Turbine Combustion System Aerodynamics
Status Completed
Energy Categories ENERGY EFFICIENCY(Transport) 30%;
NOT ENERGY RELATED 70%;
Research Types Basic and strategic applied research 50%;
Applied Research and Development 50%;
Science and Technology Fields ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering) 100%
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Project Contact
No email address given
Mechanical Engineering
Loughborough University
Award Type Business, Innovation & Skills Financed
Funding Source Innovate-UK
Start Date 01 August 2015
End Date 31 January 2018
Duration 30 months
Total Grant Value £9,804,816
Industrial Sectors
Region East Midlands
Programme Competition Call: 1309_CRD_TSP_ATI - Aerospace Industrial Strategy (advancing technology capability). Activity ATI Programme: National Centre of Excelle in Gas Turbine- Batch 5
 
Investigators Principal Investigator Project Contact , Mechanical Engineering, Loughborough University (100.000%)
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Objectives
Abstract A national Centre of Excellence in Combustion Aerodynamics will be established at Loughborough University. Within the Centre University researchers will work together with industrial engineers from partners such as Rolls-Royce to develop the next generation of future, low emission, aerospace gas turbine combustion systems. Research undertaken within the Centre will help develop step changes in technology that will be transferred into commercial combustion systems for use in leaner and greener aircraft engines that power both civil and military aircraft. The Centre will also be instrumental in the training of future scientists and engineers capable of developing and delivering this technology. The development will help support the UK and enable it to successfully compete within the future aerospace market and thereby benefit the UK economy.
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Added to Database 05/02/18