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PhD Studentship in Uncertainty Quantification for Gas Turbine Internal Air System Design

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  • Full or part time
    Dr N Hills
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round
  • Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)
    Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)

Project Description

Applications are invited for a PhD studentship within the Rolls-Royce funded ThermoFluid Systems University Technology Centre at the University of Surrey.

The internal air system within a gas turbine engine is critical to the efficiency of modern engines. This project will concentrate on the development of tools to quantify the effect of uncertainty (for example in manufacturing tolerances) on the performance of the system. The successful candidate will have an interest in computer programming and strong mathematical skills. The project will be in collaboration with Rolls-Royce and will involve regular meetings with Rolls-Royce stakeholders.


Entry Requirements
Applicants should have an upper second (or better) degree in engineering or a related subject.


Apply now
Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Prof. Nick Hills ([Email Address Removed]). Formal applications should be made through our Aerodynamics programme page https://www.surrey.ac.uk/postgraduate/aerodynamic-and-environmental-flow-phd .

The position is available to start immediately and the successful applicant must be able to start before 1st Oct. 2018.

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Funding Notes

Funding
This 3.5 year PhD studentship will cover a stipend of £19,000 per annum and Home/EU fees.



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