Aero Engines

Research Projects

Current research projects

INDUCT - Innovative Coupling of Damping and Cooling in Aero-Engines

Dipl.-Ing. Alexander Heinrich
M.Sc. Sylvain Humbert

The research project is funded by the Aviation Research Programme LuFo VI-2 as well as the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, since 2022

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Interaction between Rotating Instability and Rotating Stall in Axial Compressors

M.Sc. Ergin Tüzüner
Dr.-Ing. Victor Bicalho Civinelli de Almeida
Dr.-Ing. Mario Eck

Encouraged by the DFG, since 2020

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The Interaction of the Tip Clearance Vortex System of Tandem Blades in a High-Speed Linear Cascade

M.Sc. Liesbeth Konrath

Funded by the DFG, since 2020

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Experimental Investigations on the Aeroelastic Stability of Compressor Blades by Changing Bending and Torsion Modeshapes

Dipl.-Ing. Julian Gambel

The research project is funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) as well as the German Federation of Industrial Research Associations eV / Collective Research Networking (AiF-CORNET), since 2019

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Completed research projects

Flying with Hydrogen as the Energy Carrier

M.Sc. Mücahit Akkaya
M.Sc. Nicolai Neumann
Dipl.-Ing. Alexander Heinrich

Funded by the Investitionsbank Berlin (IBB) as part of the ProFit funding programme and co-financed by the Europäische Fonds für regionale Entwicklung (EFRE), 2020/2022

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Teilprojekt AP 4.2.2 des Verbundvorhabens DoEfS – Digitally Optimised Engineering for Services: Investigation of the Influence of Aerofoil Deterioration on Performance Parameters of a Compressor using CFD

M.Sc. Sven Nottrott

The research project is funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy as well as the industrial partner Rolls-Royce Germany, 2020/2022

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Active Control of Stall Flutter of a Turbomachine Blading System

M.Sc. Patrick Neumann

Encouraged by the DFG, 2019/2022

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Holistic Evaluation and Improvement of a Gas Turbine with Periodic Pressure-Gain Combustion

M.Sc. Nicolai Neumann

This project is part of the collaborative research center 1029 “TurbIn - Substantial efficiency increase in gas turbines through direct use of coupled unsteady combustion and flow dynamics”, Subproject D01, 2016/2021

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Analysis of the Effect of a Pressure Gaining Combustion on the Film Cooling Efficiency of Turbine Blades

Dipl.-Ing. Alexander Heinrich

This project is part of the collaborative research center 1029 “TurbIn - Substantial efficiency increase in gas turbines through direct use of coupled unsteady combustion and flow dynamics”, Subproject B05, 2016/2021

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Active Flow Control in a Compressor Stator under Highly Unsteady Inflow and Outflow Conditions

Dipl.-Ing. Jan Mihalyovics, 2016/2021
(Dipl.-Ing. Christian Brück von 2013 - 2016)

This project is part of the collaborative research center 1029 “TurbIn - Substantial efficiency increase in gas turbines through direct use of coupled unsteady combustion and flow dynamics”, Subproject B01, 2016/2021

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Assessment of Variable Pitch Rotors within Gas Turbine Compressors

M.Sc. Tim Sauer

University Research TU Berlin, 2016/2021

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Experimental Investigation of an Oscillating Compressor Cascade in the Presence of a Periodic Unsteady Inlet Flow

M.Sc. Leonie Malzacher

Encouraged by the DFG, 2018/2021

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Aerodynamics of Tandem Stators II

M.Sc. Liesbeth Konrath

Funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)/ Task by the Research Association for Combustion Engines eV, 2017/2021

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Aeroelastic Numerical Investigation of Pressure Disturbances Induced by Pressure Gain Combustion in Gas Turbine Axial Compressors

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Victor Bicalho Civinelli de Almeida

Encouraged by the Manfred Fricke Stiftung, 2019/2020
Encouraged by the Berlin International Graduate School in Model and Simulation based Research (BIMoS), 2016/2019

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ECOFlex-turbo 3.4.4 - Modulated Air System

Dipl.-Ing. Dominik Woelki

The research project is funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy as well as the industrial partner Rolls-Royce Germany, 2016/2020

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Influence of Rotor-Stator-Interactions on Tip Leakage Vortex Breakdown in Axial Compressors

M.Sc. Mario Eck

Encouraged by the DFG, 2015/2018

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Investigation and Ensuring of Flow Stability in the Compressor for Alternative Combustion Concepts

M. Sc. Niklas Kolb

The research project is funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, 2016/2018

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Experimental Investigation of an Aerodynamically Mistuned Oscillating Compressor Cascade

M.Sc. Leonie Malzacher

University Research TU Berlin, 2015/2017

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Effects of Fan Casing Treatments in Respect of the Whole Engine Performance

M.Sc. Tim Sauer

The research project is funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy as well as the industrial partner Rolls-Royce Germany, 2014/2017

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Aerodynamics of Tandem Vanes

Dipl.-Ing. Alexander Heinrich

The project is carried out in cooperation with the Research Association for Combustion Engines e.V. (Forschungsvereinigung Verbrennungskraftmaschinen e.V.), 2012/2016

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Manipulation of Sealing against Hot Gas Ingestion in Turbine Rim Seals

Dipl.-Ing. Tobias Schliwka

This project is part of the collaborative research center 1029 “TurbIn - Substantial efficiency increase in gas turbines through direct use of coupled unsteady combustion and flow dynamics”, Subproject B05, 2012/2016

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AG TURBO 2020 - COORETEC 3.1.4

Optimization of Secondary Air System Flows in Different Operating Conditions

Dipl.-Ing. Dominik Woelki

The research project is funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy as well as the industrial partner Rolls-Royce Germany, 2012/2016

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Investigations of the Impact of the Tip-Clearence Vortex on the Rotating Instability’s Formation and Evolution in a Compressor Stator Cascade

M.Sc. Mario Eck, 2014/2015
(Dipl.-Ing. Christian Beselt, 2010/2014)

Funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) ,the research project "Flow induced acoustics in turbomachinery - The rotating instability", since 2010

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Setup of a Test Facility for Aeroelastic Investigations in Turbomachines

M.Sc. Leonie Malzacher

University Research TU Berlin, 2013/2015

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Development of an Intelligent Variable Stator Vanes Control Algorithm

Dipl.-Ing. Martin Bolemant

University Research TU Berlin, 2013/2015

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Aeroacoustics of Jets from Aircraft Engines

Dipl. Ing. Jean-Marie Strasser

University Research in cooperation with the University Luxembourg
Encouraged by the FNR Luxembourg, 2008/2013

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Linear High Speed Compressor Stator Cascade for Active Flow Control Investigations

Dipl.-Ing. Christine Tiedemann

Collaborative Research Centre 557 "Control of Complex and Turbulent Shear Flows", Subproject T7, 2009/2012

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Active Control of Laminar Separation by Means of Pneumatic Vortex Generators

Dipl.-Ing. Jerrit Dähnert

University Research TU Berlin, 2006/2011

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Administration

Prof. Dr.-Ing.

Dieter Peitsch

Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

dieter.peitsch@tu-berlin.de

+49 30 314-22878

+49 30 314-79448

Postal address

Technische Universität Berlin
Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Chair of Aero Engines
Office F1
Marchstraße 12-14
D-10587 Berlin