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1 Center for Intelligent Propulsion & Advanced Life Management Ohio Research Scholar Program (ORSP) Sponsor: Ohio Third Frontier Led By: University of Cincinnati Center Director: Dr. Awatef Hamed Tel: (513) Total Funds from OTF: $27.5M; Required Matching Fund: $27.5M Endowment : $12.5 M to UC ($7.5M), UD ($2.5M) and OSU ($2.5M) Recruitments and Capital fund: $15M research teams and recruitment packages center operation: $0.2M Proposals reviewed by: National Academy of Sciences

2 Center for Intelligent Propulsion Research Scholars Dr. Jong Guen Lee UC (Jan. 2011) Dr. Francesco Simonetti UC (Mar. 2011) Dr. Datta Gaitonde OSU (Sept. 2010) Dr. Heinz Robota UDRI (2009) Dr. Awatef Hamed Center Director

3 Center for Intelligent Propulsion Faculty Dr. Ephraim GutmarkDr. Peter B. NagyDr. San-Mou Jeng Dr. David MundayDr. Asif SyedDr. Mark TurnerDr. Paul Orkwis

4 Center Objectives: To conduct leading edge multidisciplinary research to sustain the State of Ohio undisputed leadership position in aircraft engine manufacturing and development. To assist Ohio economic development and job creation Research Scholars’ Technical Areas: –Components Prognosis &Life Management (Francesco Simonetti, UC) –Advanced Low Emissions Combustion (Jong Guen Lee, UC) –Thermal Management of Power & Propulsion Systems (open at UC) –Advanced Propulsion Systems Integration (Datta Gaitonde, OSU) –Alternate Fuels and Low Emission Combustion (Heinz Robota, UD), Center Objectives & Technical Areas

5 Benchmarked Areas of Excellence & Funding Sources Aero acoustics Gas Turbine Combustion Turbine Aerodynamics and Heat Transfer Non Destructive Materials Characterization Erosion of Gas Turbine Components

6 Ephraim Gutmark GE (Aviation, Global Research, Power) Reduction of commercial and military jet noise (4 joint patents) Developing new afterburners concepts (1 joint patent) Constant volume/pressure gain combustors (1 joint patent) New methods for boiler cleaning (1 joint patent) Turbine blades heat management and aerodynamics The Boeing Company Shape Memory Alloys for vertical takeoff (V-22) Heat transfer from advanced aerodynamic airfoils Shock and flow separation control at high speeds (1 joint patent) Honeywell International, Inc. Extension of surge margin in turbochargers Halliburton Company Innovative hydrodynamics for oil drilling and production (1 joint patent) Siemens/Alstom/ABB Prevention of thermoacoustic in power generation combustors (35 joint patents) Goodrich Aerospace Multiple Lean-Direct Inject burners in high pressure combustors Low emissions, efficient and stable “Flameless” combustion (1 joint patent)

7 GE Aviation Acoustic characteristics of advanced high temperature materials for thermal and acoustic insulation Middle River Aircraft Systems (GE Aviation) Development of double layer acoustic liners for aircraft engine nacelles (acoustic suppression) Cornerstone Research Group/NASA The effects of drainage slots (in the honeycomb) on the acoustic suppression performance Hexcel Corporation New product development based on honeycomb structures Asif Syed Duct Acoustics and Acoustic Liner Design

8 Combustion Research Laboratory San-Mou Jeng and Jong Guen Lee Parker Hannifin Gas Turbine Fuel Systems Combustion and Spray Characterization of spray at high-pressures Reacting and non-reacting aerodynamics Multi-swirl cup swirler-swirler interactions Advanced multi-point Lean Direct Fuel Injection Cokings in fuel nozzle and fuel line Combustion dynamics measurements to assist model development NOx emissions from a perfectly premixed combustor Fuel/air mixing measurement in micro-mixing device using acetone-PLIF Development of (a) high altitude relight facility and ignition study, (b) Flame radiation emission probe (fiber-optic) for high pressure combustion chamber, and (3) Fuel vapor concentration probe using Infrared Extinction Technique Fire Safety and Thermal Management FAA fire certifications and engineering tests Fire resistant properties of advanced composite material Spray cooling systems GE (Aviation, Global Research, Power) and Parker Hannifin Gas Turbine Fuel Systems

9 Gas Turbine Simulation Lab (GTSL) Paul Orkwis and Mark G. Turner Parker Hannifin Gas Turbine Fuel Systems Capabilities Hardware: cores in parallel cluster in protected network, high memory workstations, 3D visualization, GPUs Solvers: XDG, Tacoma, Overflow, Fine/Turbo, FDL3DI, CFX, ANSYS Post Processing: Tecplot, NPLOT3D, Asgard, Fieldview Grid Generation: Pointwise, Numeca Autogrid &IGG Turbomachinery Design: meanline, axisymmetric, 3D geometry Simulation Applications & Flow Physics Compressor tip flows with unsteadiness and multistage apps Turbine Aero and Cooling including hub cavity flows and affects unsteadiness such as hot streak migration Turbomachinery Design & Optimization Supersonic Inlets & SWBLI, Acoustics, Heat Transfer, LES CFD Development High Order Discontinuous Galerkin: times faster! Harmonic Balance Optimization, Post Processing, GPUs GE Aviation, AFRL, NASA, Siemens Energy, Cornerstone Research

10 Peter B. Nagy GE (Aviation, Power) Eddy current NDE of IN718 superalloy Pulsed eddy current conductivity profilometry Ultrasonic NDE of butt joints Rolls-Royce Corporation Nonlinear ultrasonic NDE of diffusion bonded components Nonlinear ultrasonic NDE of low-cycle fatigue in engine alloys Honeywell International, Inc. NDE of non-voided hard alpha inclusions in titanium alloys Residual stress profiling in nickel-base super alloys Bombardier Aerospace Fatigue crack detection and sizing in Learjet engine beam structure General Motors Corporation NDE of weld penetration on catalytic converters Whemco Foundry Eddy current NDE of microstructural variations

11 Flow Control in Shock Wave Boundary Layer Interactions Computational simulations of bleed hole row interactions with shock/turbulent boundary layer interactions Development of flow expansion physics bleed models for supersonic inlet design High Temperature Erosion Laboratory Propulsion Simulation Laboratory Awatef Hamed NASA Erosion of Turbomachinery Blades and Thermal Barrier Coatings Experimental investigation & simulations of blades and coatings erosion by particle impacts at high velocities and temperatures NASA, GE Aviation, Rolls Royce, BRYCOAT Inc, Expatial GE Aviation Thermal Management Optimization of aircraft environmental control systems Subsystem modeling of the Adaptive Power Thermal Management System (APTMS) for 5 th Gen. military aircraft

12 UC Center Hill Campus 5997 Center Hill Rd UC College of Engineering & Applied Science School of Aerospace Systems –Gas Turbine Simulation Lab –High Temperature Erosion Lab –Gas Turbine Combustion Lab –Combustion Research Lab School of Dynamic Systems –Laboratory for In Vivo Radiological Measurements –SAE student car engine evaluation School of Advanced Structures –Large Scale Research/Test Lab US EPA: Water Research Group

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