Research Themes

Research Themes2017-11-21T12:32:54+00:00

Gas Turbine

Gas turbine technology is used in the field of aerospace to accelerate air and create thrust. Every time you travel in a commercial jet you rely on gas turbine engines to help transport you to your destination …

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The recent interest in commercial space flight and hypersonic air travel from companies such as Reaction Engines, Virgin Galactic and SpaceX (among others) has considerably raised the importance of hypersonics research …

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You might recall the 2010 Icelandic volcanic eruption of Eyjafjallajökull, which grounded planes all over Northern Europe. This was due to the danger to aircraft engines from particles in the atmosphere …

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