Research Impact

Research Impact2017-11-21T13:01:21+00:00

Oxford Turbine Research Facility

Through research led by the Department of Engineering Science, this unique facility generated research insights which have shaped the design of the Trent 1000 turbine, enabling the engine to deliver significant fuel savings and leading to an estimated reduction in emissions of over 6 million kg in CO2.

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Measurement of Turbine Capacity in Jet Engines

Research at the Department of Engineering Science has produced an innovative method for measuring the capacity of jet engine turbines, resulting in a reduction in engine development times and savings of over £6m for Rolls-Royce between 2008 and 2013.

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