Recruitment of a new employee

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We welcome Gökay Bacakci to our team!

You can find more information under this link.

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Free Online CFD Course Numeca

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Starting from 26 of October Numeca offers a free online CFD introduction course on eight Tuesdays.You can find further information under the following link.

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Vacancy: Software Developer (M/F/D)

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The IKDG is currently looking for a support for the team. You can find more information under this link.

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Vacancy: Operator for Metal Cutting Machines (M/F/D)

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The IKDG is currently looking for a support for the team. You can find more information under this link.

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Final thesis at MAN ES in Zürich

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MAN Energy Solutions currently offers a bachelor or master thesis in the field of 3D-CFD simulations for centrifugal compressors. You can find more information under this link.

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Vacant Theses

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The Institute of Power Plant Technology, Steam and Gas Turbines is currently looking for motivated students for theses in which the hot gas intake in wheel side chambers of gas turbines will be researched. More information can be found under this link.

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Member of Center for Sustainable Hydrogen Systems

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The IKDG is a member of the recently founded Center for Sustainable Hydrogen Systems of RWTH Aachen.
You can find more information under this link.

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Participation at ASME Turbo Expo 2021

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The ASME Turbo Expo is the world's largest conference on topics related to "Turbo Machinery". This year, the IKDG was again represented at the conference with several exciting contributions. More information about this project can be found under this link.

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IKDG and Imperial College London awarded with the Donald Julius Goren Prize 2021

The joint study between Imperial College London and the IKDG entitled "Integrated design optimization and engine matching of a turbocharger radial turbine" has been awarded the Donald Julius Goren Prize 2021. More information about this project can be found at this link.

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Electro-thermal energy storage: MAN ETES

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In cooperation with MAN Energy Solutions and STAWAG, the IKDG is currently investigating a potential application of the innovative ETES technology in the greater Aachen area. More information about this project can be found under this link.

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"Hydrogen: technologies for production and use in an industrialized society"

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In the winter semester 2020/2021, the focus of the course "Selected Chapters of Energy Systems and Flight Propulsion" will be on "Hydrogen: Technologies for Production and Use in an Industrialized Society". More information can be found under this link.

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Outdated module titles in winter semester 20/21

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Due to the restructuring of the Master of Energy Technology, the module names in RWTH Online and RWTH Moodle may not be up to date.

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Contact

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Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil.
Manfred Wirsum

Mathieustraße 9 RWTH Navigator

52074 Aachen

WorkPhone: +49 241 80-25451

FaxFax: +49 241 80-22307

 

Restructuring Master Energy Engineering

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Starting with the winter semester 2020/21, new specializations will be offered in the Master Energy Technology program.

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Free Online CFD Course Numeca

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Starting from 20.10. Numeca offers a free online CFD introduction course on eight Tuesdays. All interested students are invited to register without obligation.

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Final thesis in the field of CO2 capture

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Steinmüller Babcock Environment GmbH is currently offering a bachelor or master thesis on the topic of flue gas CO2 capture in climate-neutral waste incineration plants.

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Master thesis at BorgWarner Turbo Systems

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BorgWarner Turbo Systems Engineering GmbH currently has an open call for applications for a master's thesis in the field of blade vibrations in radial turbines.

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Masterthesis at SIEMENS Gas and Power

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SIEMENS Gas and Power is currently looking for a student to conduct an external master thesis in the field of combustion simulation for gas turbines.

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Masterthesis at MAN Energy Solutions

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MAN Energy Solutions is currently looking for a student to carry out an external master's thesis in the field of heat pump process simulation at its Zurich site.

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Excursion to the lignite-fired power plant in Niederaussem

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On Wednesday, 11.12.2019, employees of the institute visited the RWE power plant Niederaussem together with a group of 25 students. 

The aim of the excursion was to present the lecture contents of the courses "Steam Turbines" and "Power Plant Processes" to the students in practice. The tour of the BoA unit visibly impressed everyone - especially with regard to the dimensions of the individual power plant components and the complexity of the plant.

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Participation at IGTC

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Last week the International Gas Turbine Congress 2019 (IGTC2019) took place in Tokyo, Japan. The IKDG was represented by two research assistants on site.

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Clean Energy Research Initiative

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Vorletzte Woche hat das erste Review Meeting des EU-Projekts #ReSiSTant in Brüssel stattgefunden. Ziel des Projekts ist die Entwicklung und Anwendung von neuen Oberflächenbeschichtungen, durch deren Verwendung der Widerstand von angeströmten Komponenten verringert werden soll. Bild: Fraunhofer IFAM

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ReSiSTant project meeting in Brussels

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The week before last, the first review meeting of the EU project #ReSiSTant took place in Brussels. The aim of the project is the development and application of new surface coatings, to reduce the resistance of flow components.

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"Turbo-Group" visit at Imperial College London

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The Turbo Group at Imperial College London, headed by Prof. Ricardo Martinez-Botas, is a world-leading centre for experimental and numerical aerothermal research into turbochargers, whole engine systems and waste heat recovery.

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Radentscheid Aachen

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The IKDG supports the "Radentscheid Aachen", in whose action week in the period from 01.07.2019 to 05.07.2019 at the RWTH focused signatures are collected.

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ASME Turbo Expo

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The ASME Turbo Expo is the world's largest conference in the turbomachinery industry, which took place this year in Phoenix, Arizona. A total of about 3000 participants attended about 1000 presentations. The IKDG was also represented.

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CNC manufacturing for "Team Sonnenwagen Aachen

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Team Sonnenwagen Aachen has once again had the housing of their electric motor manufactured at the IKDG. Thanks to our workshop, the Sonnenwagen will compete in this year's Bridgestone World Solar Challenge with a 50% lighter motor.

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Lectures in Summer Semester

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Lectures in the summer semester 18 at IKDG

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Research Projects

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IKDG works on many different applied research project in the field of turbomachinery and power plant technology and also investigates general issues in energy industry.

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