Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics

City University London
En Islington (Inglaterra)

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Overview There are six research routes available within the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering:Aeronautics Engineering PhD / MPhilAir Transport Engineering PhD / MPhilAir Transport Operation, Safety and Maintenance PhD / MPhilAutomotive Engineering PhD / MPhilEnergy Engineering PhD / MPhilMechanical Engineering PhD / MPhilThe 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 enginesCompressors and turbinesVarious fluid machinery (injectors, pumps, propellers, fly wheels, marine systems)Flow controlBoundary layer drag reductionSupersonic flowEnergy 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. School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics Entry Requirements Applicants should have a record of high academic achievement. The minimum requirement is a good first undergraduate MEng degree or MSc in a relevant subject from a UK university, or a recognised equivalent from an overseas institution.In exceptional cases, we will consider applications from individuals who has a BEng degree in a relevant discipline but with a first class honours and relevant work experience. We will also consider...

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics has strong expertise in the area of Fluids Engineering and with its multidisciplinary roles has made major impact on engineering systems on land, sea, in the air and in outer space; from nano-scale project like medical implants to large-scale projects like aero-space stations.

The department welcomes research degree applications from candidates whose interests align with those of our academic staff. Currently there are more than 60 research students researching different topics at the Fluid Engineering Centre.  Research students are central to research activity in the department. Our goal is to support talented individuals who wish to develop their research skills, to undertake rigorous and inspirational research and ultimately to obtain an MPhil or PhD qualification. Research students are supported in their studies through a structured programme of supervision and training. 

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 etc), flow control, boundary layer drag reduction, supersonic flow, 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, 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 and wind tunnel testing.

Research Areas

There are currently 65 PhD students in the Department doing active research in a wide range of fluid engineering research areas:

  • Controllability of Saturating Crossflow Vortices
  • Influence of attachment line flow on form drag
  • Cavitation Erosion
  • Singing Propellers: Understanding the mechanisms and developing design
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  • The development of a method to estimate ship-produced atmospheric CO2 emissions
  • Numerical Investigation of droplet impingement on non-flat surfaces
  • Simulation of Flight Dynamics of Bee-Shaped Objects
  • Modelling of Cavitation in Diesel Injector Nozzles
  • Profiling for optimal application of screw compressor rotors
  • Evaluation of multiphase flows at the suction of screw compressor
  • Instabilities and Soot Formation in High Pressure Explosion Flames
  • The optical characterisation of cavitation flow in diesel fuel injection equipment
  • Real time simulation system for floating offshore wind turbine
  • Numerical simulations on large ship motions under freak waves
  • Internal Flow Characteristics of Multi-hole Injectors for IC engines
  • Correlating Liner Oil Film Composition with Engine Oil Consumption
  • Control of turbulent boundary layers using flexible filaments
  • Design of Electric Vehicle Propulsion Systems Incorporating Flywheel Energy Storage
  • An investigation into Electric Supercharging for emission reduction by means of engine downsizing
  • Experimental and Numerical Studies on Oil Spillage from Damaged Oil Tanks
  • Analytical and experimental investigation of a Micro-gas turbine for concentrated solar power applications
  • Development of a 10-30 kWe waste heat recovery-organic rankine cycle
  • Advanced design and manufacturing of screw rotor profile
  • Increasing effectiveness of investment in aviation safety and quality
  • Holistic Risk Management in Commercial Air Transport

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Fees

  • Full-time EU: £4,500 per year
  • Part-time EU: £2,250 per year
  • Full-time Non EU: £9,600 per year
  • Part-time Non EU: £4,800 per year

The writing-up fee for all candidates is £300.00 per year (max 1 year).
Fees for doctoral candidates are charged annually and cover registration, supervision and examination. Fees are subject to review each year and are likely to...