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Surface Heat Exchangers For Aero Engines 2 (SHEFAE 2)

Start date: Feb 1, 2016, End date: Jan 31, 2021,

... ; High efficiency Fuel Oil Heat Exchanger; High reliability Modulating Oil Bypass Valve that is integrated within the Fuel Oil Heat Exchanger. The heat exchanger systems will be tested on the rig and Rolls-Royce demonstrator engines to validate their performance and structural capabilities. The integration of the high length to depth ratio Surface Air Cooled Oil Coolers on the engine will require ...
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Most maritime products are typically associated with large investments and are seldom built in large series. Where other modes of transport benefit from the economy of series production, this is not the case for maritime products which are typically designed to refined customer requirements increasingly determined by the need for high efficiency, flexibility and low environmental impact at a compe ...
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For decades, most of the aviation research activities have been focused on the reduction of noise and NOx and CO2 emissions. However, emissions from aircraft gas turbine engines of non-volatile PM, consisting primarily of soot particles, are of international concern today. Despite the lack of knowledge toward soot formation processes and characterization in terms of mass and size, engine manufactu ...
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TurboNoiseBB aims to deliver reliable prediction methodologies and noise reduction technologies in order to allow European Aerospace industries:• to design low-noise aircraft to meet society’s needs for more environmentally friendly air transport• to win global leadership for European aeronautics with a competitive supply chain.The project is focusing on fan broadband (BB) noise sources and will o ...
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ENgineering COMPASS (ENCOMPASS)

Start date: Oct 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 2019,

The ENCOMPASS project principally aims to create a fully digital integrated design decision support (IDDS) system to cover the whole manufacturing chain for a laser powder bed fusion (L-PBF) process encompassing all individual processes within in. The ENCOMPASS concept takes a comprehensive view of the L-PBF process chain through synergising and optimising the key stages. The integration at digita ...
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The European industry is currently a world leader in aviation and to maintain its leading position and competitiveness in the dynamic global market, Europe’s industry must develop quickly and efficiently high quality products by meeting time-critical market demands and customers’ needs. Industrial competition is becoming fiercer not only from established regions, such as the USA, but from new eme ...
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Low Energy And Near to zero emissions Ships (LeanShips)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2019,

The specific challenge for waterborne transport call MG4.1 is, “To support developments that make new and existing vessels…more efficient and less polluting”. A sound way to support developments is, to demonstrate solutions that are sufficiently close to market so that ship owners will consider these in their future investment plans. Following this reasoning LeanShips will execute 8 demonstration ...
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This proposal is in response to the call for International Cooperation in Aeronautics with China, MG-1.10-2015 under Horizon 2020 “Enhanced Additive Manufacturing of Metal Components and Resource Efficient Manufacturing Processes for Aerospace Applications”. The objectives are to develop the manufacturing processes identified in the call: (i) Additive manufacturing (AM); (ii) Near Net Shape Hot I ...
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With the ULTIMATE project five experienced research groups and four major European engine manufacturers will develop innovative propulsion systems to fulfill the SRIA 2050 key challenges. One of the most challenging targets is the 75% reduction in energy consumption and CO2-emissions. Technologies currently at TRL 3-5, cannot achieve this aim. It is estimated that around a 30% reduction must come ...
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Real-time dynamic control system for laser welding (RADICLE)

Start date: Feb 1, 2015, End date: Jan 31, 2018,

... r applications. The control system will include pre- and post-welding measurement as well as in-process monitoring, control and fault prevention / fixing. The project has 4 large, end-user partners - Rolls-Royce, Alstom, GKN and CRF (FIAT) therefore the impact of RADICLE is expected to be very large.The overall impacts of successful implementation of the RADICLE technology through our consortium a ...
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Engine Module Validators (ENOVAL)

Start date: Oct 1, 2013, End date: Sep 30, 2017,

The ENOVAL project will provide the next step of engine technologies to achieve and surpass the ACARE 2020 goals on the way towards Flightpath 2050. ENOVAL completes the European 7th Framework Programme (FP7) roadmap of Level 2 aero engine projects. ENOVAL will focus on the low pressure system of ultra-high by-pass ratio propulsion systems (12 < BPR < 20) in conjunction with ultra high overall pre ...
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The proposed coordination action OPTICS will provide oversight of progress in research and innovation aiming to improve the safety and security of aviation in accordance with Flightpath 2050 challenges and goals, exploiting as far as possible the identified metrics, achievements, main topic areas and broad industry knowledge and expertise base established in the development industry's SRIA.OPTICS ...
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FORUM on Aviation and Emissions (FORUM-AE)

Start date: Jul 1, 2013, End date: Jun 30, 2017,

The FORUM-AE coordination action will create a technical specialists european network with all relevant competencies, including academic and industrial partners, linked to key environmental technical issues on aviation emissions.It will address equitably three complementary aspects: environmental impacts (air quality and climate change), technical and technological mitigation solutions (aircraft, ...
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Low Emissions Core-Engine Technologies (LEMCOTEC)

Start date: Oct 1, 2011, End date: Jun 30, 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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Work and cultural mobility programme with ZF

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2017,

Our project is to place 5 engineering advanced apprentices from the UK with ZF in Germany. ZF is a vehicle industry company compared to Rolls-Royce which produces aero engines. The skills, knowledge and experience the apprentices will gain from working in both companies will be invaluable and will broaden their skills base. The project in ZF will allow our apprentices to learn specific skills t ...
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Joint Operation for Ultra Low Emission Shipping (JOULES)

Start date: Jun 1, 2013, End date: May 31, 2017,

Reducing emissions from shipping has increasingly become a challenge over the last years, both as a counter measure against global climate change and to protect local environments and population from waste, gas emissions and noise.This challenge has been documented both in policy papers, like the Europe 2020 initiative or the Transport White Paper, and in rules and regulations issued by IMO as wel ...
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Engine Breakthrough Components and Subsystems (E-BREAK)

Start date: Oct 1, 2012, End date: Mar 31, 2017,

Future aero engines will need to be more efficient and contribute to the reduction on environmental impact of air transportation. They must reach some standards of performance by reducing emissions and creating some savings on operation costs.EIMG consortium has launched since several years some initiatives to develop future engines in the frame of the European Committee research programmes.Within ...
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Full Aero-thermal Combustor-Turbine interactiOn Research (FACTOR)

Start date: Dec 1, 2010, End date: Nov 30, 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: Oct 1, 2012, End date: Sep 30, 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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MESA - Maritime Europe Strategy Action - FOSTER Waterborne (MESA)

Start date: Sep 1, 2013, End date: Aug 31, 2016,

Maritime Europe Strategy Action (MESA – FOSTER WATERBORNE), main strategic objective (in line with WATERBORNE-TP) is to strengthen the effectiveness of the research and innovation capacities of the European maritime industry, by:- Optimization of the European maritime RDI strategies- Improvement of the stakeholders network, of the dissemination, of the use of the research results, and increasing t ...
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"The core concept of Accelerated Metallurgy is to deliver an integrated pilot-scale facility for the combinatorial synthesis and testing of many thousands of unexplored alloy formulations. This facility would be the first of its kind in the world and would represent a significant advance for metallurgy. The novel technology that enables this HTT facility is based on automated, direct laser deposit ...
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The environmental benefits of low emissions lean burn technology in reducing NOx emissions up to 80% will only be effective when these are deployed to a large range of new aero-engine applications. While integrating and developing low emission combustion design rules, IMPACT-AE will deliver novel combustor design methodologies for advanced engine architectures and thermodynamic cycles. It will sup ...
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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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Surface Heat Exchangers for Aero-Engines (SHEFAE)

Start date: Feb 1, 2013, End date: Jan 31, 2016,

"The Project aim is to develop and demonstrate an advanced structural surface cooler mounted in an appropriate core fairing composite structure. Currently surface coolers are an integral feature of advanced turbofan engine designs. They contribute to achieving the best engine performance by maintaining oil and fuel temperatures within defined limits and by virtue of their mounting on the inside of ...
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MiRoR aims to develop a fundamentally novel concept of a Miniaturised Robotic Machine (Mini-RoboMach) system, that equipped with intelligence-driven and autonomous abilities, will be demonstrated for holistic in-situ repair and maintenance of large and/or intricate installations.This will be done via the following research steps:-Develop a novel concept of Mini-RoboMach, with unique complementary ...
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Research on Core Noise Reduction (RECORD)

Start date: Jan 1, 2013, End date: Dec 31, 2015,

In order to achieve the greening of the European air transport with the deployment of low emission and low noise propulsion systems the reduction of core noise plays an important role. The ability to design low core noise aero-engines requires the development of reliable prediction tools. This development demands extensive research with dedicated experimental test cases and sophisticated numerical ...
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Aviation Noise Research Network and Coordination (X-NOISE EV)

Start date: Dec 1, 2010, End date: Nov 30, 2015,

The X-NOISE EV Coordination Action, through its network structure and comprehensive workplan involving experts groups, scientific workshops, international cooperation seminars and a common information system, addresses the noise challenges faced by Aviation. To this end, it will more specifically:- Evaluate EU-funded projects results and assess their contribution to the state-of-the-art.- Formulat ...
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... process NDT development.• In-process geometrical validation.• High specification materials process development.The MERLIN consortium comprises six world leading aero engine manufacturers, Rolls-Royce is the coordinator, six renowned RTD providers and two intelligent SME’s. Impacts will include the development of high value, disruptive AM technologies capable of step changes in performance which wi ...
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Fuel Injector Research for Sustainable Transport (FIRST)

Start date: Dec 1, 2010, End date: Nov 30, 2014,

FIRST will deliver key enabling technologies for combustion emission reduction by developing improved design tools and techniques for modelling and controlling fuel sprays and soot.Aviation’s environmental impact must be reduced to allow sustainable growth to benefit European industry and society. This is captured in ACARE’s 2020 goals of reducing CO2 by 50%, NOx by 80% and in SRA1/2 proposed redu ...
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OPtimisation for low Environmental Noise impact AIRcraft (OPENAIR)

Start date: Apr 1, 2009, End date: Sep 30, 2014,

Reducing noise from aircraft operations perceived by airport neighbouring communities is a major challenge facing the aircraft manufacturing industry, social society and the air transport business. By adopting a whole aircraft approach based on the latest developments in active / adaptive technologies, flow control techniques and advances in computational aero-acoustics applied to the major causes ...
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"The goal of ERICKA is to directly contribute to reductions in aircraft engine fuel consumption with a targeted contribution of 1% reduction in SFC relative to engines currently in service. The fuel efficiency of a jet engine used for aircraft propulsion is dependent on the performance of many key engine components. One of the most important is the turbine whose efficiency has a large influence ...
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In COPERNICO a novel approach is adopted which will look at ALL factors of the production system in a holistic manner (machines, humans, environment) and model the interactions. Particular attention will be paid to factory ramp-up, which is critical for new products and can be a major stumbling block achieving fast time-to-market. We believe that it is only possible to design a virtual manufacturi ...
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... identified as key components of transport that can provide a means of coping with the growing congestion of road and rail infrastructure and tackling air pollution. The STREAMLINE consortium, led by Rolls-Royce, is made up of 30 partners from 8 Countries, providing world leading expertise and capability from the EU marine Industry."
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Car CO2 emissions are to be limited to 120 g/km for all new passenger cars by 2012. If they are unable to achieve targets, then this may have a significant negative impact on manufacturers. Cars also produce emissions such as Nitrogen oxides, Hydrocarbons, Carbon monoxide and particulate matter which are subject to tight controls. For marine application, existing and forthcoming legislation is aim ...
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In view of the increasing age of the European NPPs and envisaged life time extensions up to an EOL of 80 years, there is a need for an improved understanding and prediction of RPV irradiation embrittlement effects connected with long term operation (LTO). Effects caused by high neutron fluences such as the possible formation of Late Blooming Phases and as yet unknown defects must be considered ade ...
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"In nuclear power plants, materials may undergo degradation due to severe irradiation conditions that may limit their operational life. Utilities that operate these reactors need to quantify the ageing and the potential degradations of some essential structures of the power plant to ensure safe and reliable plant operation. So far, the material databases needed to take account of these degradation ...
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"The introduction of aircraft with advanced counter-rotating open rotor (CROR) powerplants will improve specific fuel consumption by 10-15% relative to equivalent turbofans. The NINHA project will assess whether noise issues away from airports (i.e. during high altitude operations) will hazard the introduction of this new generation of powerplants designed to improve fuel burn and reduce CO2 emiss ...
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Weather hazards for aeronautics (WEZARD)

Start date: Jul 1, 2011, End date: Jun 30, 2013,

"On April 14th, 2010, the eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano and the accompanying cloud of volcanic ash forced most countries in northern Europe to shut their airspace, grounding more than 100,000 flights, affected an estimated 10 million travellers and had a financial impact of 5 bn US$ over a seven day period. This event revealed to what extent our society and economy rely on the availabi ...
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Flutter-Free Turbomachinery Blades (FUTURE)

Start date: Jul 1, 2008, End date: Jun 30, 2013,

"FUTURE brings together European and international well reputed centres-of-excellence in order to reach major scientific & technical objectives in striving towards flutter-free turbomachine blades. By advancing the state-of-the-art in flutter prediction capabilities and design rules, the FUTURE project will lead to benefits in terms of decreased development cost, reduced weight and fuel consumptio ...
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"Knowledge for Ignition, Acoustics and Instabilities" (KIAI)

Start date: May 1, 2009, End date: Apr 30, 2013,

"For the time being, the European engine industry does not have at its disposal methodologies adapted to predict the unsteady behaviour of low NOx combustors. Consequently and in order to be able to set up the development of low NOx technologies, KIAI will deliver reliable unstationary CFD tools which will allow a deep comprehension of unsteady phenomena. The main objective of the KIAI project is ...
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