MICMEST

Microwave Clearance Measurement System for Low Pressure Turbines

 Coordinatore MEGGITT SA 

 Organization address address: Route de Moncor 4
city: VILLARS S GLANE
postcode: 1752

contact info
Titolo: Dr.
Nome: Pavol
Cognome: Rybarik
Email: send email
Telefono: +41 26 4071 575
Fax: +41 26 402 3662

 Nazionalità Coordinatore Switzerland [CH]
 Totale costo 699˙987 €
 EC contributo 349˙993 €
 Programma FP7-JTI
Specific Programme "Cooperation": Joint Technology Initiatives
 Code Call SP1-JTI-CS-2011-03
 Funding Scheme JTI-CS
 Anno di inizio 2012
 Periodo (anno-mese-giorno) 2012-02-01   -   2015-12-31

 Partecipanti

# participant  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    MEGGITT SA

 Organization address address: Route de Moncor 4
city: VILLARS S GLANE
postcode: 1752

contact info
Titolo: Dr.
Nome: Pavol
Cognome: Rybarik
Email: send email
Telefono: +41 26 4071 575
Fax: +41 26 402 3662

CH (VILLARS S GLANE) coordinator 349˙993.00

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laboratory    microwave    engine    interval    radial    closed    turbine    pressure    loop    validation    demonstrator    axial    clearance    acc    suitable    mcms   

 Obiettivo del progetto (Objective)

'The objective of this project is further development, laboratory validation, and demonstration of a microwave clearance measurement system (MCMS) on a SAGE4 GTF demonstrator engine. The system will measure radial running clearances and axial rotor displacements in the low-pressure turbine with the goal of application in a closed-loop Active Clearance Control (ACC) system. The project will first develop measurement concepts in a laboratory setting, translate these concepts to designs suitable for implementation in the demonstrator engine and then test the measurement system during an engine test. In addition, the project will demonstrate high operational reliability and field-replaceability of microwave sensors in the harsh low pressure turbine environment with the goal of at least one typical engine maintenance interval. Finally, the accuracy of the measurement of radial clearance and axial position, measurement interval, measurement signal processing and data formats will be demonstrated suitable for integration with an ACC system. Successful validation of a reliable MCMS used in conjunction with a closed-loop ACC control system for aerospace gas turbine engines will result in more efficient turbine and better engine performance and efficiency and hence improved fuel consumption and reduced emissions and will facilitate the early introduction of innovative and competitive European products into the market.'

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