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Torino, Italy

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Avio Aero is a GE Aviation business which designs, manufactures and maintains components and systems for civil and military aviation. Today, the company provides its clients with innovative technological solutions to respond quickly to constant changes demanded by the market: Additive manufacturing, rapid prototyping, but also cells dedicated to streamlined manufacturing of transmissions, turbines and combustion chambers.

Avio Aero has its head office in Italy and major plants in Rivalta di Torino, Pomigliano d’Arco (Naples) and Brindisi. Avio Aero has production sites also in Poland, with more than 4600 employees worldwide (around 4000 of whom are based in Italy).

Continuous and ongoing investment in research and development and an established network of relationships with leading universities and international research centers have allowed Avio Aero to develop technological and manufacturing excellence which is recognized across the globe: an achievement borne out by a range of collaborative partnerships with key operators in the global aviation industry.

The challenge for Avio Aero is to access technologies and develop new architectures to reduce energy consumption, make aircraft engines lighter and providing the best performances possible.

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Task 1.1: Strategic decision making and project governance
Task 1.2: Scientific Coordination and technical review
Task 1.3: Project management and administration

WP2 : Validated tools for accurate PSD soot prediction

Task 2.1: Experiments correlated to soot formation
Task 2.2: Comprehension of phenomena related to soot formation and oxidation - detailed sub models
Task 2.3: Soot modelling for numerical simulations of turbulent flames
Task 2.4: Model validation and application

WP3 : Reliable cooling design for durable combustors

Task 3.1: Near-wall region improved description
Task 3.2: Understanding of heat transfer and cooling

WP4 : Innovative applications

Task 4.1: Combustor optimization for soot reduction
Task 4.2: Innovative low emission injection systems and thermal optimization of the combustor

WP5 : Dissemination and Exploitation

Task 5.1: Development of dissemination & communication plan
Task 5.2: Dissemination & communication
Task 5.3: Exploitation Planning
Task 5.4: IP Management
Task 5.5: Interaction with Regulatory networks