GENERAL ELECTRIC DEUTSCHLAND HOLDING GMBH



Participant Legal Name

GENERAL ELECTRIC DEUTSCHLAND HOLDING GMBH

Project Acronym

GEDE

Website

Location

Neu-Isenburg, Germany

Organization activites

GE Aviation is a world-leading provider of commercial, military and business and general aviation jet and turboprop engines and components as well as avionics, electrical power and mechanical systems for aircraft. GE has a global service network to support these offerings. GE and its customers are also working together to unlock new opportunities to grow and deliver more productivity beyond traditional services. GE Aviation is becoming a digital industrial business with its ability to harness large streams of data that are providing incredible insights and in turn, real operational value for customers.
Since 2012, the Advanced Aviation Technology (AAT) Center of Excellence has been an integral part of GE Aviation research and development in Europe.  Under the umbrella of the GE Global Research Center in Munich, the team can benefit from the close ties to the development of new research center technologies.  The central location in Europe offers the team the opportunity to cooperate closely with other research and competence centers in Europe.  Research and development focus of the AAT team are the aerodynamics of turbines and compressors, combustion, heat engineering and engine behavior under extreme weather conditions.

Involved in

WP1 : MANAGEMENT AND COORDINATION

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