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An Investigation into Droplet Splashing and Levitation Phenomena in Multiphase Systems


Opens:22 November 2017

With this project, we propose an investigation into a variety of dynamics and effects produced by the interaction of a droplet or a group of droplets with a solid or liquid surface. Related technological applications abound in the fields of thermal, mechanical and chemical engineering.

Fee status

Home (Scottish), EU, International

Subject

Mechanical and aerospace engineering, Chemical and process engineering, Physics

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

High Resolution Methods for Assessment of Heat loss From Plants and Arrays of Buildings


Opens:19 December 2017

With this project, we propose an investigation into a variety of dynamics and effects produced by the interaction of an array of buildings (or a set of heat sources in an industrial plant or in a power plant) with a cross flow (horizontal wind).

Fee status

Subject

Civil and environmental engineering, Mechanical and aerospace engineering, Chemical and process engineering

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

Protein Crystals and Pharmaceutical Processes: A Fluid-dynamic Approach to Macromolecular Crystal Engineering


Opens:18 September 2018

The relevance of self-organization, pattern formation and non-equilibrium behaviour in a wide range of problems, related to macromolecular crystal engineering and typical pharmaceutical processes for the production of drugs and medicines, calls for a concerted approach using the tools of statistical physics

Fee status

Subject

Mechanical and aerospace engineering

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

Multi-disciplinary Modelling of the Aerothemodynamically-induced Fragmentation of Re-entering bodies


Deadline:15 November 2019 Opens:30 October 2019

The prediction of atmospheric re-entry is impacted by the fragmentation of the re-entering objects as a result of severe aerothermal loads. Improved models of the aerothermodynamically-induced fragmentation will be formulated to assess the risks associated to re-entry

Fee status

Home (Scottish), EU

Subject

Mechanical and aerospace engineering

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

Home fee, Stipend