Institute of Thermal Turbomachinery and Machine Dynamics (3190)

  • 8010

    Inffeldgasse 25/A Graz

    Austria

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Conference and Workshop organisation: * First European Conference on "Turbomachinery, Fluid dynamics and thermodynamic aspects, computational methods" (VDI 1185), "Experimental Fluid Dynamics Special Problems in Turbomachinery" (VDI 1186), (1.-3. März 1995, Erlangen) (O.Univ.Prof. Jericha, member organisation committee). * ASME COGEN TURBO POWER '95 Conference (23.-25.August 1995, Wien), 105 oral presentations, 769 attendees from 25 nations (O.Univ.-Prof. Dr. H. Jericha, European Coordinator). * Workshop "Biomasse-Heizkraftwerk mit inversem Gasturbinenprozeß", (30.Mai 1996, Graz), 4 oral presentations, 22 attendees (O.Univ.-Prof. Dr. H. Jericha). * Workshop "Staubbeladene Strömung" (31.Mai 1996, Graz), 6 oral presentations, 22 attendees (O.Univ.-Prof. Dr. H. Jericha). * Workshop "Laser-Doppler-Anemometer User -Meeting" (12.Juni 1996, Graz), 9 oral presentations, 28 attendees (Univ.-Doz. Dr. J. Woisetschläger). * Second European Conference on "Turbomachinery, Fluid dynamics and thermodynamics" (5.-7.März 1997, Antwerpen) (O.Univ.Prof. Jericha,member organisation committee). * Kraft-Wärme Kopplung Euroforschung Branchentage (4.September 1997, Wien) (O.Univ.Prof. Jericha, scientific chair). * Workshop "CFD-Workshop" (22. Jänner 1998, Graz), 6 oral presentations, 15 attendees (Dr. W. Sanz). awards: * START-AWARD 1996 , Univ.-Doz. Dr. J. Woisetschläger , "Non-intrusive optical diagnostics of turbulent flows in turbomachinery". patents: * 10 patent application had been submitted to the Austrian patent office (Österr. Patentamt) Further international patent application concerning the reuse of hydrogen and oxygen obtained from water splitting in a thermal power plant. Short Description: The Institute specialises in research and education in the field of compressors, gas and steam turbines and their application in modern power plants, airplanes and vehicles. The results of the research work serve to improve the design of turbo machines, which leads to higher reliability, longer life time and remarkably higher efficiencies. The second field of activity of the institute is machine dynamics, which covers vibrations in all fields of mechanical engineering, including acoustics. The institute contributes to the improvement of vibrational and acoustic behaviour of all kind of machines. The large experimental facilities include a 3 MW compressor station supplying compressed air to a test turbine rig, which allows to continuously operate transonic turbine stages in full flow similarity. A transonic wind tunnel allows detailed flow investigations. For flow and vibration diagnostics various laser techniques, an infrared camera system and standard diagnostic techniques are used.

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Turbines Engineering & Materials Science
Rotors Engineering & Materials Science
Aerodynamics Engineering & Materials Science
Ducts Engineering & Materials Science
Struts Engineering & Materials Science
Computational fluid dynamics Engineering & Materials Science
Flow fields Engineering & Materials Science
Engines Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 1987 2019

Dehnungsverteilung in der Flächenpressung

Buzzi, C., Moser, C. & Weilinger, W., 7 May 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

Discussion of laser interferometric vibrometry for the determination of heat release fluctuations in an unconfined swirl-stabilized flame

Greiffenhagen, F., Peterleithner, J., Woisetschläger, J., Fischer, A., Gürtler, J. & Czarske, J., 2019, In : Combustion and flame. 201, p. 315-327 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Chemiluminescence
chemiluminescence
flames
heat
Lasers

Effect of Ingress on Flow and Heat Transfer Upstream and Downstream of a Rotating Turbine Disc

Tang, H., Cho, G., Patinios, M., Scobie, J., Sangan, C. M., Owen, J. M. & Lock, G. D., Apr 2019, In : Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication. 6, 5, 15 p., 49.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Turbines
Rotors
Wheels
Heat transfer
Flow rate

Activities 1977 2021

Beziehung und Führungskultur aus dem Advanced Leadership Programm 2019

Franz Heitmeir (Participant)
31 May 2021

Activity: Participation in or organisation ofWorkshop, seminar or course (Participation in/Organisation of)

Sicherheitskonzept Radsatzwelle: Der Weg von universitärer Forschung zu Methoden- und Produktinnovation

Martin Rieger (Speaker), Franz-Josef Weber (Speaker)
22 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationTalk at conference or symposiumScience to science

Enhanced Safety Concept for Wheel-Set Axles: The Path from Scientific Research to Innovation in Product Development

Martin Rieger (Speaker), Franz Josef Weber (Speaker)
12 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationTalk at conference or symposiumScience to science

Prizes

2003 Best Paper Award

Wolfgang Sanz (Recipient), 15 Jun 2004

Prize: Prizes / Medals / Awards

Austrian Champions in European Research 2009

Franz Heitmeir (Recipient), 16 Sep 2009

Prize: Prizes / Medals / Awards

Austrian Champions in European Research 2009

Franz Heitmeir (Recipient), Jakob Woisetschläger (Recipient) & Wolfgang Sanz (Recipient), 16 Sep 2009

Prize: Prizes / Medals / Awards

Press / Media

Technische Universität Graz geht in die Luft

Franz Heitmeir, Emil Göttlich, Ulrike Keller & Susanne Eigner

19/03/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Mit Haifischhaut durch die Lüfte strömen

Franz Heitmeir, Emil Göttlich, Ulrike Keller & Susanne Eigner

11/03/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Projects 1994 2022

RSW-CTA - Product Qualification of Wheelset CT

Brunnhofer, P.

1/07/1931/10/19

Project: Research project

TRDS - Tail Rotor Drive Shaft (TRDS) Coupling

Brunnhofer, P.

7/01/1931/10/19

Project: Research project