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Aeronautical, Maritime and Transport Engineering (operation) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Wind Turbine Operation and Maintenance in Extreme Conditions – How will Springing and Ringing Loads Have an Influence on O&M?
  Dr X Liu
Applications accepted all year round

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Overview. The mix of energy supply worldwide has changed dramatically in the last few decades. In the UK, in order to tackle climate change and increasing energy consumption, there has been a clear movement from fossil towards renewable and sustainable energy sources.
  Modelling Aircraft Fatigue Load Spectra and the Effect of Novel Aircraft Designs
  Dr A Murphy, Dr M Geron
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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This project is funded through a prestigious EPSRC iCASE award and will be carried out within a large research team (including academics, PhDs and Post-Doctoral researchers) who conduct exciting and innovative research in collaboration with Rolls-Royce.
  Future Aircraft Electric Generators Technologies
  Dr D Drury
Applications accepted all year round

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This PhD will develop new modelling / predictive algorithms to quantify the life expectancy of high speed rotating machines operating in a harsh environment.
  Intelligent Computational Methods for Advanced Composites
  Dr Z Sharif Khodaei, Prof M.H. Aliabadi
Applications accepted all year round

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The structural integrity group in the Aeronautics department (http://www.imperial.ac.uk/structural-integrity-health-monitoring/) is dedicated to improving integrity of engineering components and structures used in aerospace and other safety-critical industries.
  Ice accretion on wind turbine blades
  Dr Y Lin, Prof J Wang
Applications accepted all year round

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The abundant wind resource in cold and high altitude regions in the world is attractive for the increasing demand for renewable wind power production.
  PhD Studentship (Sponsored by Lloyds Register Foundation) - Protection of offshore wind turbines using low-cost, damage tolerant, sacrificial coatings (ProCoat) (NSIRC 179)
  Dr S Paul
Applications accepted all year round

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Mitigating corrosion of offshore structures requires the use of cathodic protection often in conjunction with dielectric coatings.
  New generation of brake pads – design and tribological testing (Advert Reference: SF18/MCE/ZABIEGAJ)
  Dr D Zabiegaj
Applications accepted all year round

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Road traffics and industrial processes that are well-known as exhaust emissions producers; however, released Particulate Matter (PM) originates also from a number of non-exhaust processes, brake and tyres, involving corrosion and mechanical abrasion.
  Design and productionisation of aerodynamic bearings using foil and hybrid air bearing technology for high speed turbo-machinery applications
  Prof S Spence
Application Deadline: 27 March 2020

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The project is funded by EPSRC and Westwind Ltd, which is the world’s leading specialist air bearing designer and manufacturer.
  Novel Nanohybrid Coatings for Controlling the Degradation Rate of Bioresorbable Medical Devices
  Dr D Sun, Dr F Buchanan
Applications accepted all year round

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Bioresorbable implants offer significant advantages over permanent implants for both cardiovascular and orthopaedic applications and offer the potential for restoration of normal tissue function.
  Poroelasticity and lubrication mechanisms of cartilage in natural synovial joints
  Dr G de Boer, Dr M Bryant
Application Deadline: 31 July 2019

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In the most recent understanding of the lubrication mechanisms in natural synovial joints it remains uncertain as to how ultra-low friction is generated.
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