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► GReTa - Generic REsearch Turbofan Low-Pressure Compressor CFD Model
    5 Apr, 2024 

Meet GReTa - the Generic REsearch TurbofAn!

After a long and exhausting journey, I'm excited to introduce an open-source turbofan low-pressure compressor CFD model.

Why bother❔

👉 High-fidelity computational models are paramount where experiments are difficult and costly. This includes: ⛈️ Adverse weather events and atmospheric pollution, such as rain, ice, sand, dust, volcanic ash ingestion, ❄️ Accretions of particulate matter, compressor fouling and erosion, 💨 Intake distortion, 🔴 Operational limits, such as compressor stall and surge, 🔊 Engine acoustic performance, ⚙️ Development of jet engine component optimisation tools, 💡 Feasibility studies of novel cycles and engine architectures,  🕵️ Engine design verification and certification.

👉 Up until now, there was no publicly available generic engine model representative of modern turbofans. An open virtual test case: 🔁 Addresses a major challenge of reproducibility in turbomachinery research, which is data obfuscation, ↔️ Allows for a fair and consistent comparison of modelling capabilities from different stakeholders in an engine-representative environment, ⏩ May accelerate the development of numerical methods required for engine design verification and validation in complex scenarios, thus enabling a quicker path to much-anticipated certification by computational analysis, 💰 This will ultimately reduce the reliance on flight tests, which are tremendously expensive and too late in the design process!

I hope the model will benefit the community when working with proprietary data is impractical or impossible. I intend to keep working on it, so stay tuned for further updates! 📻

📜 Zawadzki N, Szymanski A, Igie U (2023), GReTa - An open-source generic research turbofan low-pressure compressor model, Proceedings of Global Power and Propulsion Society.

► 13 New/Updated CFD Jobs Since Last Week
    7 Apr, 2024 


The following new or updated CFD jobs have been posted in the  

CFD Jobs Database since last week (Sun, Mar 31, 2024):

#19086: Fully-funded Phd Studentship in Marine Hydrodynamics
University of Dundee, PhD Studentship
United Kingdom, Dundee

#19085: Senior Research Engineer – co-design activities around RISC-V
Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Job in Academia
Spain, Barcelona

#19084: 2 PhD Positions in particle manipulation in complex fluid flows
University of Strathclyde, PhD Studentship
United Kingdom, Glasgow

#19083: PhD in Fluid Mechanics (Simulations)
The University of Melbourne, PhD Studentship
Australia, Victoria, Melbourne

#19082: CFD Application Developer for microfluidics
BioCompScience, Job in Industry
India, Bihar, Patna

#19081: Model revalidation
N/A, Misc
Canada, Ontario

#19080: Research assistant /PhD position: particle-laden fluid flows
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology / LBRG, Job in Academia
Germany, Karlsruhe

#19079: Numerical Investigation of Laminar-Turbulent Transition
University of Arizona, PhD Studentship
United States, Arizona, Tucson

#19078: Numerical Investigation of Laminar-Turbulent Transition
University of Arizona, PhD Studentship
United States, Arizona, Tucson

#19077: Direct Numerical Simulations of Laminar Turbulent Transition
University of Arizona, PostDoc Position
United States, Arizona, Tucson

#19076: Funded PhD "AI-Accelerated offshore renewable energy"
University of Manchester, UK, PhD Studentship
United Kingdom, Manchester

#19075: CFD Software Developer
Convergent Science, Job in Industry
India, Pune

#19050: A researcher for modeling Li-ion cells and recycling processes
Fondazione Bruno Kessler, PostDoc Position
Italy, Trentino Alto-Adige, Trento

To learn more about these jobs please visit the CFD Jobs Database at https://www.cfd-online.com/Jobs/



► 12 New/Updated CFD Jobs Since Last Week
  31 Mar, 2024 


The following new or updated CFD jobs have been posted in the  

CFD Jobs Database since last week (Sun, Mar 24, 2024):

#19074: Associate Professor or Assistant Professor in Heat Transfer
Chalmers University of Technology, Job in Academia
Sweden, Gothenburg

#19073: Computational Engineering Software Development Internship
SoftInWay, Inc., Internship
United States, Massachusetts, Burlington

#19072: Hypersonics CFD Engineer
Hypersonica, Job in Industry
Germany, Bavaria, Munich

#19071: PhD candidate on liquid metal MHD for fusion reactors
Sapienza University of Rome & UK Atomic Energy Authority, PhD Studentship
Italy, Lazio, ROMA

#19070: Researcher on Li-ion recycling processes modeling
Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Job in Academia
Italy, TN, Trento

#19069: Postdoc positions in fluid mechanics and heat transfer
华中科技大学, Job in Academia
China, Hubei, Wuhan

#19068: Application Engineer - Gas Turbine Modeling
Convergent Science, Job in Industry
United States, Wisconsin, Madison

#19067: two 3-year Postdoc positions in flow control / turbulence
华中科技大学, PostDoc Position
China, hubei, wuhan

#19066: Research Scientist (Postdoc) Positions in CFD
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Job in Academia
Russian Federation, Moscow, Moscow

#19050: A researcher for modeling Li-ion cells and recycling processes
Fondazione Bruno Kessler, PostDoc Position
Italy, Trentino Alto-Adige, Trento

#18903: Ph.D position in Fluid Mechanics
Vellore Institute of Technology Chennai, PhD Studentship
India, Tamilnadu, CHENNAI

#18049: PhD position in computational micro-fluidics
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, PhD Studentship
United States, Nebraska, Lincoln

To learn more about these jobs please visit the CFD Jobs Database at https://www.cfd-online.com/Jobs/



► 15 New/Updated CFD Jobs Since Last Week
  24 Mar, 2024 


The following new or updated CFD jobs have been posted in the  

CFD Jobs Database since last week (Sun, Mar 17, 2024):

#19065: Post-doctoral Research Associate
IIT Delhi (externally funded project), PostDoc Position
India, Delhi, New Delhi

#19064: Senior Developer – Numerics
Gexcon AS, Job in Industry
Norway, Vestlandet, Bergen

#19063: Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
IIT Roorkee, Job in Academia
India, Uttarakhand, Roorkee

#19062: Turbomachinery Aerodynamics Engineer
Advanced Design Technology, Job in Industry
United Kingdom, London, London

#19061: Ph. D. Positions in CFD-DEM Group
Shandong University, PhD Studentship
China, Shandong, Jinan

#19060: Postdoctoral Positions in CFD-DEM Group
Shandong University, PostDoc Position
China, Shandong, Jinan

#19059: Junior Research Fellow – 1 Post
Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar , Job in Academia
India, Odisha, Bhubaneswar

#19058: PhD Candidate Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling
NTNU Norwegian University and Science and Technology, Job in Academia
Norway, Trondheim

#19057: Turbulence Modeling Postdoc
Los Alamos National Laboratory, PostDoc Position
United States, New Mexico, Los Alamos

#19056: PhD on Solidification with convection and particle motion
Institut Jean Lamour, PhD Studentship
France, Nancy

#19055: Research Associate (Post Doc )
IIT Roorkee, Job in Academia
India, Uttarakhand, Roorkee

#19054: MODELING TWO-PHASE FLOWS USING MULTI-SCALE PHASE CHANGE METHODS
University of Poitiers/Pprime Institute/FTC, PhD Studentship
France, Nouvelle Aquitaine, Poitiers

#19053: PhD in Aeroacoustics
Sorbonne University, Job in Academia
France, Paris

#19042: Assistant Professor
SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Job in Academia
India, Tamil Nadu, Chennai

#18903: Ph.D position in Fluid Mechanics
Vellore Institute of Technology Chennai, PhD Studentship
India, Tamilnadu, CHENNAI

To learn more about these jobs please visit the CFD Jobs Database at https://www.cfd-online.com/Jobs/



► Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Thermal Engineering with a focus on electronic cooling
  19 Mar, 2024 

A Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Thermal Engineering with a focus on electronic cooling is a specialized program that combines principles of thermal engineering with electronic systems design and cooling techniques. This field is crucial in ensuring the reliability, performance, and longevity of electronic devices, which generate heat during operation.

Here's an outline of what you might expect to study in such a program:

Fundamentals of Thermal Engineering: This includes topics such as heat transfer mechanisms (conduction, convection, and radiation), thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat exchanger design. Understanding these fundamentals is essential for effective electronic cooling.

Electronic Packaging: You'll learn about the design and packaging of electronic components and systems to optimize thermal performance. This includes considerations such as component layout, material selection, and heat sink design.

Thermal Management Techniques: Various techniques for electronic cooling will be covered, including passive cooling methods like heat sinks, heat pipes, and phase-change materials, as well as active cooling methods such as fans, pumps, and thermoelectric coolers.

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD): CFD plays a significant role in the design and analysis of electronic cooling systems. You'll learn how to use simulation software to model and optimize thermal performance.

Heat Transfer in Electronics: This includes studying heat generation within electronic components, thermal resistance networks, and the thermal behavior of electronic packages under different operating conditions.

Advanced Topics: Depending on the program, you may have the opportunity to explore advanced topics such as thermal management of power electronics, thermal modeling of microelectronic devices, and emerging cooling technologies.

Practical Applications and Projects: Hands-on experience through laboratory work, projects, and internships will be an integral part of the program. You may have the opportunity to work on real-world electronic cooling challenges, designing and testing cooling solutions for specific applications.

Research and Innovation: Many M.Tech programs encourage research in thermal engineering, allowing students to contribute to the advancement of electronic cooling technologies through thesis projects or independent research.

Overall, an M.Tech in Thermal Engineering with a focus on electronic cooling equips students with the knowledge and skills to address the growing demand for efficient thermal management in electronic systems, which is essential for industries such as electronics manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, and telecommunications

For Admission Contact Dr. B. K. Gnanavel, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Head Center of Excellence for Electronic Cooling and CFD Sim Lab, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, Chennai - 603203, Tamil Nadu, India, Mobile: 9677059138, 7904754109 Email: gnanavelbk@gmail.com, gnanaveb@srmist.edu.in

► 12 New/Updated CFD Jobs Since Last Week
  17 Mar, 2024 


The following new or updated CFD jobs have been posted in the  

CFD Jobs Database since last week (Sun, Mar 10, 2024):

#19052: Industry funded PhD in H2 and Carbon cogen from CH4 Pyrolysis
Carleton Univeristy, Job in Academia
Canada, Ontario, Ottawa

#19051: Fully Funded PhD position - Research Assistant
Southern Methodist University, PhD Studentship
United States, Texas, Dallas

#19050: A researcher for modeling Li-ion cells and recycling processes
Fondazione Bruno Kessler, PostDoc Position
Italy, Trentino Alto-Adige, Trento

#19049: Research Fellow in Hydrogen Releases Quantification
University of Surrey, Job in Academia
United Kingdom, Surrey, Guildford

#19048: PostDoc : Fragmentation of small aggregates in turbulent flows
CNR NANOTEC Institute of Nanotechnology, PostDoc Position
Italy, Lecce

#19047: Postdoc - Numerical Modeling of Convection in Earth’s Core
Carnegie Institution for Science, Job in Academia
United States, DC, Washington

#19046: Physics-informed machine-learning models for gas-solid flow
Chalmers University of Technology, PostDoc Position
Sweden, Gothenburg

#19045: Taylor bubbles: experiments and modeling
CEA Paris-Saclay - Université Paris-Saclay , PhD Studentship
France, Ile-de-France, Gif-sur-Yvette

#19044: PostDoc : Interactions between large structures, gravity waves
Ecole Centrale de Lyon - LMFA, PostDoc Position
France, Lyon

#19043: Postdoc positions in Aeroacoustics and Flow/Noise Control
Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), PostDoc Position
China, Shenzhen

#18826: Doctoral Studentship
North Carolina A&T State University, PhD Studentship
United States, North Carolina, Greensboro

#18804: Research Associate - Analytical and Computational Modeling
North Carolina A&T State University, PostDoc Position
United States, North Carolina, Greensboro

To learn more about these jobs please visit the CFD Jobs Database at https://www.cfd-online.com/Jobs/



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► AI-based CFD Emulator for Urban Environment Wins Award
  30 Nov, 2022
Hyperion Research, the globally recognized premier industry analyst and market intelligence firm covering high performance computing (HPC), AI, cloud, quantum, and associated emerging markets, today announced the recipients of the 17th round of HPC Innovation Excellence Awards. Among the winners were Bettair Cities SL, Spain for their work with neural
► Generate the Best Mesh Every Time - Automatically
  29 Nov, 2022
Unstructured meshing can automate much of the mesh generation process, saving significant engineering time and cost. However, controlling numerical errors resulting from the discrete mesh requires adaptation to the developing solution. Join Cadence Design Systems for a webinar on Tuesday December 13, 2022 to learn about mesh adaptation features in
► Advanced Pre-processing and Unstructured Meshing in Fidelity 2022.2
  19 Nov, 2022
Cadence Design Systems will host Advanced Pre-processing and Unstructured Meshing in Fidelity 2022.2 on December 1, 2022. Join this webinar to learn about the vastly extended capabilities for pre-processing and unstructured meshing solutions in Fidelity 2022.2.
► SoftInWay Supports Next Generation of Rocketry Engineers
  18 Nov, 2022
SoftInWay is excited to announce its support of Launch Canada in the 2023 Launch Canada challenge! Hundreds of students from universities across Canada will be able to leverage the same software used worldwide by engineering professionals in the space industry.
► Accelerated CFD Meshing with Fidelity Pointwise
  12 Sep, 2022
Cadence Design Systems will host Accelerated CFD Meshing with Fidelity Pointwise on Thursday September 22. During the webinar, you will discover how the latest version of Cadence Fidelity Pointwise accelerates the CFD mesh generation process.
► Optimum Blade Loading in Compressors
  11 Sep, 2022
Advanced Design Technology will host Optimum Blade Loading in Compressors on September 15. In this webinar, we demonstrate how compressor designers can exploit their knowledge of aerodynamics to directly address specific flow phenomena in compressors using the inverse design approach.

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