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PhD/MPhil Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics

City, University of London

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    City, University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

The Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Department has strong expertise in the area of Fluids Engineering. Research can be performed in topics related to: Computational and experimental fluid dynamics and their applications to IC engines; Compressors and turbines; Various fluid machinery (injectors, pumps, propellers, fly wheels, marine systems); Flow control; Boundary layer drag reduction; Supersonic flow; Energy conversion systems.

In the area of CFD expertise exists in the development of numerical methods and physical models for multi-phase flows and cavitation, turbulence modelling (LES and DNS), fluid-structure interaction, flow control, boundary layer drag reduction, phase-change processes (cavitation and vaporisation), liquid sprays and combustion processes. In the area of experimental fluid dynamics expertise exists in laser diagnostics (LDV, PDA, PIV, LIF among other) and instrumentation of various sensors for recording the performance of various machines.

Research can be performed in topics related to computational and experimental fluid dynamics and their applications to IC engines, compressors and turbines, various fluid machinery (injectors, pumps, propellers, fly wheels, marine systems etc), flow control, boundary layer drag reduction, supersonic flow, energy conversion systems. In the area of CFD expertise exists in the development of numerical methods and physical models for multi-phase flows and cavitation, turbulence modelling (LES and DNS), fluid-structure interaction, phase-change processes (cavitation and vaporisation), liquid sprays and combustion processes. In the area of experimental fluid dynamics expertise exists in laser diagnostics (LDV, PDA, PIV, LIF among other) and instrumentation of various sensors for recording the performance of various machines and wind tunnel testing.

Application deadline

15 April 2021, 16 July 2021, 16 November 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 18,360per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 74 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    110 48%

    54th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    57th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    44th

    17

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