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There are six research routes available within the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering:
Aeronautics Engineering PhD / MPhil
Air Transport Engineering PhD / MPhil
Air Transport Operation, Safety and Maintenance PhD / MPhil
Automotive Engineering PhD / MPhil
Energy Engineering PhD / MPhil
Mechanical Engineering PhD / MPhil
The Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Department has strong expertise in the area of Fluids Engineering. Research can be performed in topics related to:
Computational and experimental fluid dynamics and their applications to IC engines
Compressors and turbines
Various fluid machinery (injectors, pumps, propellers, fly wheels, marine systems)
Boundary layer drag reduction
Energy conversion systems.
In the area of CFD expertise exists in the development of numerical methods and physical models for multi-phase flows and cavitation, turbulence modelling (LES and DNS), fluid-structure interaction, flow control, boundary layer drag reduction, phase-change processes (cavitation and vaporisation), liquid sprays and combustion processes. In the area of experimental fluid dynamics expertise exists in laser diagnostics (LDV, PDA, PIV, LIF among other) and instrumentation of various sensors for recording the performance of various machines.
Notes about fees for this course
Fees listed are for full-time only. Part-time fees are:
UK/EU: £2,250 per year
£4,800 per year.
For applicants whose first language is not English, proof of English language proficiency will be required. We require a minimum IELTS overall score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the four components.
Please note that the UK Border Agency currently requires us to confirm that you are at level B2 or above in all components of English before issuing visa documents.
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