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

Location
Guildford, United Kingdom
Posted
04 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2018
Ref
024518
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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 an 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.

Funding

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

To Apply

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Prof. Nick Hills (n.hills@surrey.ac.uk). Formal applications should be made through our Aerodynamics programme page.

The position is available to start immediately and the successful applicant must be able to start before 1st Oct. 2018. The position will be filled when an appropriate applicant applies and must be filled by 1st October.

For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.

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