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A step change in our noise mitigation strategies is required in order to meet the environmental targets set for a number of sectors of activity affecting people through noise exposure. Besides being a hindrance to our daily life and subject to regulations, noise emission is also a competitive issue in today’s global market. To address these issues, new technologies have been emerging recently, bas ...
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In an expanding world with limited resources and increasing uncertainty, optimisation and uncertainty quantification become a necessity. Optimisation can turn a problem into a solution, thus the main focus of this ETN is to explore and develop new approaches to treat uncertainty in complex engineering systems and use novel optimisation techniques to efficiently deal with large scale problems with ...
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Stability and Sensitivity Methods for Industrial Design (SSeMID)

Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2019,

The increasing environmental awareness of the European society has been always present in the aeronautical community, industry and research centres, having a definite influence on the way the aircraft of the future should be. In this line, the ACARE Vision for 2020, a Group of Renowned Personalities in the aeronautical field, has formulated a clear set of requirements for civil transport aircraft ...
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High-Speed Experimental Fly Vehicles - International (HEXAFLY-INT)

Start date: 01 Apr 2014, End date: 31 Mar 2019,

The HEXAFLY-INT project aims to flight test an experimental vehicle above Mach 7 to verify its potential for a high aerodynamic efficiency during a free-flight while guaranteeing a large internal volume. The feasibility for a 3m long vehicle was demonstrated during the European L0 precursor project HEXAFLY. Its realization will now be enabled on an international scale underlining the need for glob ...
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The thermal-hydraulics Simulations and Experiments for the Safety Assessment of Metal cooled reactor (SESAME) project supports the development of European liquid metal cooled reactors (ASTRID, ALFRED, MYRRHA, SEALER). The project focusses on pre-normative, fundamental, safety-related, challenges for these reactors with the following objectives:• Development and validation of advanced numerical app ...
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The proposed project, IMAGE, is relevant to Topic MG-1.10-2015, aiming to enhance the EU-China collaborative effort focusing on “Innovative methods and numerical technologies for airframe and engine noise reduction”. The project consortium consists of 12 partners.The purpose of IMAGE is to investigate experimentally and numerically innovative airframe and engine noise-reduction technologies and, i ...
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MYRRHA Research and Transmutation Endeavour (MYRTE)

Start date: 01 Apr 2015, End date: 31 Mar 2019,

The Strategic Research Agenda of the EU Sustainable Nuclear Energy Technical platform requires new large infrastructures for its successful deployment. MYRRHA has been identified as a long term supporting research facility for all ESNII systems and as such put in the high-priority list of ESFRI. The goal of MYRTE is to perform the necessary research in order to demonstrate the feasibility of trans ...
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Efficient harvesting of the wind energy (AEOLUS4FUTURE)

Start date: 01 Jan 2015, End date: 31 Dec 2018,

As wind energy is considered one of the most promising renewable energy resources, energy production technologies relying on wind energy are currently flourishing under the EU ambitious plan for 2020. Market demands to prepare a generation of researchers within the EU that are able to face the challenge of fulfilling the EU ambitious plan, to sustain the production of wind energy and to innovate a ...
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Industrial optimal design using adjoint CFD (IODA)

Start date: 01 Jan 2015, End date: 31 Dec 2018,

Adjoint-based methods have become the most interesting approach in numerical optimisation using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) due to their low computational cost compared to other approaches. The development of adjoint solvers has seen significant research interest, and a number of EC projects have been funded on adjoint-based optimisation. In particular, partners of this proposal are member ...
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Multi-ObjecTive design Optimization of fluid eneRgy machines (MOTOR)

Start date: 01 Sep 2015, End date: 31 Aug 2018,

The MOTOR project focuses on ICT-enabled design optimization technologies for fluid energy machines (FEMs) that transfer mechanical energy to and from the fluid, in particular for aircraft engines, ship propellers, water turbines, and screw machines. The performance of these machines essentially depends on the shape of their geometry, which is described by functional free-form surfaces. Even small ...
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One successful outcome of the AEROSPACEPHYS ERC StG, entitled “Multiphysics models and simulations for reacting and plasma flows applied to the space exploration program,” is the development of a new software library called MUTATION++: MUlticomponent Thermodynamic And Transport properties for IONized gases in C++. The library compiles the state-of-the-art physico-chemical models and algorithms dev ...
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Hybrid Propulsion Module for transfer to GEO orbit (HYPROGEO)

Start date: 01 Feb 2015, End date: 31 Jan 2018,

Independent access to space is a key component of the European Space Policy. The competition is increasing in this area both for the full launching systems and the key subsystems. Cost-effectiveness becomes the main driving factor.HYPROGEO ambition is to study a propulsion module based on Hybrid chemical propulsion. Hybrid propulsion is not a new technology but its application to a transfer module ...
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The QB50 Project will demonstrate the possibility of launching a network of 50 CubeSats built by CubeSat teams from all over the world to perform first-class science and in-orbit demonstration in the largely unexplored middle and lower thermosphere. Space agencies are currently not pursuing a multi-spacecraft network for in-situ measurements in the middle and lower thermosphere because the cost of ...
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Low Emissions Core-Engine Technologies (LEMCOTEC)

Start date: 01 Oct 2011, End date: 30 Jun 2017,

The main objective of the LEMCOTEC project will be the improvement of core-engine thermal efficiency by increasing the overall pressure ratio (OPR) to up to 70 leading to a further reduction of CO2. Since NOx increases with OPR, combustion technologies have to be further developed, at the same time, to at least compensate for this effect. The project will attain and exceed the ACARE targets for 20 ...
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High Altitude Ice Crystals (HAIC)

Start date: 01 Aug 2012, End date: 31 Jan 2017,

Commercial aircraft have been experiencing in-service events while flying in the vicinity of deep convective clouds since at least the early 1990s. Heated probes and engines are the areas of air-craft most prone to mixed phase and glaciated icing threat. In anticipation of regulation changes regarding mixed phase and glaciated icing conditions, the HAIC project will provide the necessary Acceptabl ...
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... ourses in the area of aerospace engineering and attract talented students to such studies.The consortium members include representatives of aerospace industry, research establishments and education institutions, participating in the major existing EU networks such as PEGASUS, EASN, ENAEE, EREA and EACP.
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Full Aero-thermal Combustor-Turbine interactiOn Research (FACTOR)

Start date: 01 Dec 2010, End date: 30 Nov 2016,

To achieve lower Specific Fuel Consumption (SFC) and CO2/NOx emissions, modern turbomachineries operate at high velocities and high temperature conditions. The lack of confidence in the prediction of combustor-turbine interactions leads to apply extra safety margins on components design. Therefore, the understanding of combustor-turbine flow field interactions is mandatory to preserve High Pressur ...
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Aerospace Multidisciplinarity Enabling DEsign Optimisation (AMEDEO)

Start date: 01 Oct 2012, End date: 30 Sep 2016,

"AMEDEO is a multi-disciplinary design optimisation (MDO) research training network designed to provide outstanding leadership career development for talented young researchers. Network training incorporates advanced multi-disciplinary optimisation, high fidelity simulation tools and techniques for resolving complex engineering design problems in the aerospace industry. It is complemented by a com ...
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"Reaching low levels of cabin and ramp noise is crucial to ensure the satisfaction of aircraft passengers and a safe working environment for the crew and personnel servicing the grounded aircraft. From the passenger and personnel standpoint, good thermal and acoustic comfort is important to minimize both stress symptoms and tiredness. Required to provide satisfactory air quality and temperature, t ...
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... n of environmentally friendly wide-body civil aircraft. Building upon the multi-host EST FP6 programme AeroTraNet, AeroTraNet 2 clusters the complementary expertise of 5 established European academic institutes, 2 EU multi-national companies, 1 SME, and one national research centre to offer structured, flexible, well-integrated, a la carte, doctoral and post-doctoral training programme for the new ...
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"Due to strong competitiveness and considerable increasing of techno-logical demand in terms of performance and reliability of constituting components, aircraft manufacturers are constantly urged to invest in innovative design technologies so as to reduce aircraft development costs and delivery time. Moreover, manufacturing restrictive quality constraints and the limits imposed to industrial budge ...
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IN-orbit Validation of European Space Technologies (INVEST)

Start date: 01 Jan 2015, End date: 30 Jun 2016,

INVEST (IN-obit Verification of European Space Technologies), aims to provide a European-wide programme for enabling a more rapid maturization of European space technologies and components by offering an integrated, multi-platform IOD/IOV community.Europe has a unique technological position in the space market and continues to invest heavily in the development of new technologies. Although new con ...
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GReener Aeronautics International Networking-2 (GRAIN 2)

Start date: 01 Oct 2013, End date: 31 May 2016,

As mentioned in the Executive Summary of the Strategic Research & Innovation Agenda, Aviation has an important role to play in reducing greenhouse gas emissions as well as noise and local air quality issues. The continuous increase of air passenger transport generates an increasing use of hydrocarbon fuel with excessive emission of CO2 and NOX (greenhouse gases, pollutants and noise). It is well k ...
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Tangential Impulse Detonation Engine (TIDE)

Start date: 01 Aug 2013, End date: 30 Apr 2016,

The proposed project aims at designing, manufacturing and building of a demonstrator for a new engine concept. The new concept replaces the usual turbine of a classical turboengine by a number of Pulse Detonation Combustors (PDC) placed on a disk that rotates under the tangential impulse provided by the exhaust jet of the PDC. The rotating disk is coupled, through a shaft, to the compressor that i ...
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The headline objective of this project is to develop a suite of advanced sensors, instrumentation and related systems in order to contribute to the development of the next generation of green and efficient gas turbine engines (AAT.2012.1.1-3&4).Sensors are a vital enabling technology for gas turbines and are critical to validation of design tools, new products, engine control, and health monitorin ...
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Coupled Parallel Simulation of Gas Turbines (COPA-GT)

Start date: 01 Jan 2012, End date: 31 Dec 2015,

... ion till commissioning of the engine, which has led to severe delays and difficulties in changing operating conditions in the past. With the advanced hard and software tools available at the partners institutions the young researchers will be able to develop an integrated engine performance prediction."
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Advanced Ablation Characterization and Modelling (ABLAMOD)

Start date: 01 Jan 2013, End date: 31 Dec 2015,

"As mentioned in the FP7 space call for Europe to be active in space in the long term, be it in earth-orbit or across the solar system, it is essential that space technologies with key capabilities are at its disposal. This goal requires developments by radical innovation which may then lead to “disruptive technologies”. In this frame new thermal shielding and low risk return strategies are define ...
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The present project is based on existing collaborations in different national and international projects, a common research interest toward fluid dynamics applied to industrial problems and existing, although immature, common training programs between the partners. We all partners agree that the current skills of science graduates in the technologies covered by this project are still insufficient ...
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... goal, a partnership has been established between seven academic research centres of excellence, five industrial world leaders in their respective sectors, one innovative SME and four private research institutes or consulting engineering company: the collaboration between academia and private sector representatives is a key element of the FlowAirs training research programme. The work programme is ...
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diStributed Open-rotor AiRcraft (SOAR)

Start date: 01 Oct 2013, End date: 30 Sep 2015,

"The SOAR open-fan wing technology at the focus of this project is a new concept that distributes the thrust and powered-lift over the entire span of the wing resulting in a model-proven lift efficiency three times that of helicopters as well as truly quiet U-STOL performance and safe autorotation landing.Wind tunnel testing augmented by CFD simulations during the SOAR programme are expected to br ...
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Space exploration is one of boldest and most exciting endeavors that humanity has undertaken, and it holds enormous promise for the future. Our next challenges for the spatial conquest include bringing back samples to Earth by means of robotic missions and continuing the manned exploration program, which aims at sending human beings to Mars and bring them home safely. Inaccurate prediction of the ...
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Safe ExploitAtion Related CHemistry for HLM reactors (SEARCH)

Start date: 01 Nov 2011, End date: 30 Apr 2015,

"In accordance with the ESNII roadmap MYRRHA will be the first HLM cooled nuclear system to be deployed in Europe. The SEARCH project aims to support the licensing process of MYRRHA by investigating the safe chemical behaviour of the fuel and coolant in the reactor. The control of the oxygen content and the management of impurities in the melt will be studied. A second critical issue in the safety ...
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Planetary Entry Integrated Models (Phys4Entry)

Start date: 01 May 2010, End date: 30 Apr 2014,

One of the major technological challenges associated with the access to planetary surfaces is the entry of the space vehicle in the planetary atmospheres at superorbital speeds. The problem is the very large heat released to the vehicle surface by the surrounding gas either as convective heating or as radiation. Optimization of the thermal shield design can have a profound impact on the overall mi ...
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Advanced Flow Diagnostics for Aeronautical Research (AFDAR)

Start date: 01 Nov 2010, End date: 30 Apr 2014,

... airframe and to improve combustion processes to lower NOx, CO2 and soot emissions from engines.The consortium is led by a Dutch Technical University and lists 10 partners including a Russian research Institute and an Australian University. Three industries are involved in this work either as participant or contributing under subcontract and providing testing facilities.As final results of the proj ...
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"The proposed IDIHOM project is motivated by the increasing demand of the European aerospace industries to advance their CFD-aided design procedure and analysis by using accurate and fast numerical methods, so-called high-order methods. They will be assessed and improved in a top-down approach by utilising industrially relevant complex test cases, so-called application challenges in the general ar ...
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Landing Gear Noise Attenuation (NOISETTE)

Start date: 01 Jan 2013, End date: 31 Jan 2014,

"Within NOISETTE, Cenaero and VKI combine their respective expertise in computational fluid dynamics and acoustics in order to deliver a tailored solution for the aero-acoustic assessment and design of a low-noise configuration for a regional aircraft nose landing gear. The computational approach relies on performing high quality detached eddy simulations and on using the obtained noise sources fo ...
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Long-Term Advanced Propulsion Concepts and Technologies II (LAPCAT-II)

Start date: 01 Oct 2008, End date: 31 Dec 2013,

"Lacpat II is a logical follow-up of the previous EC-project which has as objective to reduce antipodal flights to less than 2 to 4 hours. Among the several studied vehicles, only two novel aircraft for a Mach 5 and 8 flight are retained in the present proposal. Starting from the available Mach 5 vehicle and its related precooled turboramjet, assumed performance figures of different components ...
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"The aim of E-CAero is to harmonize the dissemination between six european associations in the aeronautics/turbomachinery sector. The main objectives are: 1) identifying existing and new areas of interest and clarifying skills, experiences and capabilities of the partners in the relevant technological areas of multi-physics Aeronautics and Aero engines; 2) developing new concepts of collaborative ...
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"EUFAR is the Integrating Activity for airborne research in Geo-science. It will integrate the airborne community, to ensure thatresearchers may have access to the most suited infrastructure they need, irrespective of the location of the infrastructure. TheEUFAR consortium comprises 32 legal entities. 14 operators of airborne facilities, and 18 experts in airborne research. Theycontribute to 9 Net ...
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Wind Resource Assessment Audit and Standardization (WAUDIT)

Start date: 01 Oct 2009, End date: 30 Sep 2013,

"The objective of WAUDIT is the generation of a pool of researchers, in the field of wind resource assessment, in order to support the technological development of wind energy as one of the fastest growing industries worldwide (annual increase rate of 20%). The scientific motivation of the project is grounded on current state-of-the-art at industrial level. A technical audit to industry provides t ...
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