The project is part of the HighHydrogen project proposal for which a grant has been awarded by RvO (The Netherlands)
The project has the objective to deliver a validated boundary layer flashback (BLF) model for an industrial gas turbine geometry. The TU Delft BLF model is an extension of the BLF model published by TU Munich. It should be integrated in CFD software for turbulent combustion. The model predictions have to be validated using data from literature and new experiments to be executed in the TU Delft combustion laboratory.
The tasks of the PhD student will be the following:
The project will be executed in close cooperation with industrial gas turbine partners.
Applicant should have the following qualifications:
TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers childcare and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.
As a PhD candidate you will be enrolled in the TU Delft Graduate School. TU Delft Graduate School provides an inspiring research environment; an excellent team of supervisors, academic staff and a mentor; and a Doctoral Education Programme aimed at developing your transferable, discipline-related and research skills. Please visit http://www.tudelft.nl/phd for more information.
Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) is a multifaceted institution offering education and carrying out research in the technical sciences at an internationally recognised level. Education, research and design are strongly oriented towards applicability. TU Delft develops technologies for future generations, focusing on sustainability, safety and economic vitality. At TU Delft you will work in an environment where technical sciences and society converge. TU Delft comprises eight faculties, unique laboratories, research institutes and schools.
The 3mE Faculty trains committed engineering students, PhD candidates and post-doctoral researchers in groundbreaking scientific research in the fields of mechanical, maritime and materials engineering. 3mE is the epitome of a dynamic, innovative faculty, with a European scope that contributes demonstrable economic and social benefits.
The ambition of the Department of Process & Energy of the 3mE Faculty, is to perform world class education and research in the area of process and energy for a sustainable development. We focus our research on the following areas: Energy Technology, Gas Turbines, Engineering Thermodynamics, Large Scale Energy Storage, Intensified Reaction and Separation Technology, Fluid Mechanics, and Multiphase Flow. We are situated in the Process and Energy lab, a modern and inspiring academic environment with unique experimental facilities.
The gas turbine chair of the Process & Energy Department focuses it research on the application of gas turbine based power and heat plant in the future energy system. Research areas are: flexibility of power plants via e.g. model based control, improved thermodynamic cycles and the application of alternative fuels like hydrogen or synthetic fuels.
The Process & Energy department has a long and outstanding track record in experimental and analytical combustion research.
For more information about this position, please contact Professor S.A. Klein, email: email@example.com , tel. +31615965844. For information about the selection procedure, please contact Hilma Bleeker, HR advisor, email: application-3mE@tudelft.nl.
Applications should include: a letter of motivation, a detailed CV and your MSc thesis report.
Please submit these documents in one single pdf file by 15 May 2019 to Hilma Bleeker, application-3mE@tudelft.nl. When applying for this position, please refer to vacancy number 3mE19-29.
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Make sure to apply no later than 15 May 2019.