Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering
Areas of research include: aerodynamics and propulsion: aeronautical and automotive propulsion systems including aspects of flows in intakes, nozzles, gas turbine combustion systems, compressor stages, diffusers and compressor interconnecting ducts; reciprocating engine combustion work and electric vehicle and fuel cells; aircraft operational engineering: influence of adverse weather on aircraft operations, assessment of new technologies for aircraft/airport/airspace interface, new civil aircraft concepts, methodologies for aircraft project design, environmental input modelling light aircraft analysis and design methods; dynamics and control: learning automata, source characterisation and statistical control systems, application of multivariable control methods; structural mechanics: finite element methods of structural analysis applied to thin shell structures; vehicle crashworthiness and impact analysis.
Good degree or equivalent experience.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||October 2016||-||3 years|
|PhD||Part-time||October 2016||-||5 years|
|MPhil||Full-time||October 2016||-||2 years|
|MPhil||Part-time||October 2016||-||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Loughborough University||Loughborough||LE11 3TU||East Midlands|
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