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Improving multiphase flow meter performance by CFD modelling - MSc by Research

  • Full or part time
  • Application Deadline
    Sunday, May 10, 2020
  • Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)
    Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)

Project Description

Sponsored by Pietro Fiorentini, one of the main players in the market of Multi Phase Flow Meters, this studentship will provide a bursary up to £16,000 p.a. (tax free) plus fees* for one year.

The successful candidate will be active part of a challenging, cutting edge R&D project aiming at improving the measurement performance of the current wet gas flow meter. The candidate will numerically investigate multiphase phenomena in wet gas flow meter, identifying firstly the location where wet gas flow meter sensors will perform best, and secondly optimising the design of the current wet gas flow meter.

This Multiphase CFD-based project will require an understanding of multiphase & wet gas phenomena, flow regimes, and strong numerical and programming skills, along with expertise in design and meshing techniques to be applied for multiphase flows. Results will be compared to experimental data generated by Pietro Fiorentini, the sponsoring company.

The successful candidate will benefit from significant academic and industrial exposure with technical meetings and Pietro-Fiorentini’s regular engagement. He/She will have the opportunity to present his/her progress in front of experts in the field.

Pietro Fiorentini website - https://www.fiorentini.com/it/it
Pietro Fiorentini video of multiphase flow meter - https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=7YpIVJWO5II&feature=emb_logo

Entry requirements

Applicants should have at least a 2.1 first degree or equivalent in a related discipline, such as engineering or physics. The ideal candidate should have some advanced knowledge of CFD, with a strong background in computing and maths. A prior experience with the modelling of oil & gas and multiphase flows is also necessary. The candidate should be self-motivated, have good communication skills, with an interest for industrial research.

Start date: 11th June 2020

How to apply

For further information please contact:
Dr Patrick Verdin
E:
T: (0) 1234 750111 Ext: 5214

If you are eligible to apply for the PhD, please complete the online application form stating the reference No. SWEE0101
For further information contact us today:
Admissions
T: +44 (0)1234 758082
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Funding Notes

To be eligible for this funding, applicants must be a UK or EU national.

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