Phd Studentship - Information Modelling For Service Feedback, Cranfield University
Job posted by Cranfield University (26/03/2012 10.33)
PhD Studentship - Information Modelling for Service Feedback
Marie Curie Actions. More
'HR Excellence in Research' logo awarded to institutions actively implementing the European Charter and Code for Researchers. More
European Research Council. More
Add to My Favorites
Supported by EPSRC and Rolls-Royce, a studentship up to £20,000 p.a. for 3 years plus UK/EU fees* is available
EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Through-life Engineering Services
(hosted by Cranfield University and Durham University).
The £10.5 million EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Through-life Engineering Services will provide world-class capability in the UK to enable industry to deliver high value products with outstanding availability, predictability and reliability with the lowest life cycle cost. The core partners include Rolls-Royce plc, BAE Systems, MoD and Bombardier Transport. In addition, the Centre is also supported by seven industry partners and six Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTNs) and trade organisations.
Cranfield University is seeking a highly motivated graduate to undertake this exciting research project. The PhD researcher will study the history and the through life use (as used) perspective of mechanical components and the impact of use on the type and extent of degradation.
The study will identify the information required to represent the use and develop accelerated testing of the components to simulate the ‘as used’ scenarios. It is observed that wear, cracking, fatigue and corrosion are the top degradation mechanisms for the aerospace and similar components.
This project will study the ‘as used’ perspective of mechanical components and the impact of use on the type and extent of degradation. The project will identify the information required to represent this in-service use and develop accelerated testing regimes of the components to simulate the ‘as used’ scenarios. The research will fuse the ‘as-used’ data about the components with ‘as-maintained’ data and integrate with the degradation analysis results.
The study will develop an information model to manage the service information for feedback to design and manufacturing. The model will be implemented as a prototype software system for validation.
The successful candidate will be based at either Cranfield University and will also spend some time in industrial sponsor sites as and when needed.
Nr of positions available : 1
Engineering - Aerospace engineering
Early stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
First Stage Researcher (R1)
|Applicants should be classified as UK Home student and have a First or Second Class UK honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline such mechanical/aerospace/manufacturing/electronics/computer science and engineering. Knowledge or experience and an MSc in a relevant subject are highly desirable. Experience in information modelling, software system design and software development will be preferable.|
View or Apply
University of Nottingham - United KingdomReferenceENG766Closing DateMonday, 27th January 2014DepartmentMaterials, Mechanics & Structures EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Composites Industrial Doctorate Centre (IDC) in Composite
Cranfield University - United KingdomMarine Gas Turbine Engine Design - PhD with Rolls Royce Application deadline: 31 October 2014 Award type: PhD Start date: As soon as possible Duration of award: 3 years Eligibility: UK/EU Apply online
Cranfield University - United KingdomAero-engine Design and Performance Optimisation with Rolls Royce Award type: PhD Start date: As soon as possible Duration of award: 3 years Eligibility: UK/EU Apply online Supported by Rolls-Royce plc
University of Nottingham - United KingdomReferenceENG803Closing DateMonday, 17th November 2014DepartmentManufacturing & Process Technologies MODELLING AND EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATIONS FOR PRELIMINARY EVALUATION OF MACHINABILITY OF NEW NI-BASED
Cranfield University - United KingdomCharacterisation of Turbulent Flows in Which Marine Current Turbines Operate Application deadline: 15 November 2013 Award type: MSc by Research Start date: 1 December 2013 Duration of award: One year