Master Thesis - Fatigue crack propagation modeling on a combustion chamber
Master Thesis – Fatigue crack propagation modeling on a combustion chamber
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Combustion R&D department
There are about 40 persons who are responsible for the combustion system in our gas turbines portfolio. Our tasks are development of combustion systems on our existing gas turbines and future engines. We also give support to other departments such as manufacturing, sales, commissioning and service.
- In order to increase the life of our combustion systems, we have to understand the mechanical behavior of the components. The combustion chamber is a central part of a gas turbine and it is important to have a good life prediction of the component. In the development process we use finite element models to ensure structural reliability.
- The goal of this project is to use a non-linear FE model to study crack propagation at highly loaded sections of the combustion chamber.
- The proposed work is to be performed within 20 weeks and includes; FE model creation, boundary condition application together with non-linear fracture mechanic models for crack propagation, stress/life calculations and life prediction. Previous experience with FE programs and visco-plastic calculations is a requirement.
Who are you?
The project fits you who are:
- Student of Master degree in mechanical engineering, materials science or similar.
- Interested in advanced FE methods and material behavior.
- A well-driven person with a problem solving mindset.
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Do not hesitate - apply today via siemens.se/jobb refnr 85498 and no later than November 15. The role is based in Finspång, Sweden. For questions about the role please contact the main supervisor Dr. Fredrik Sahlin on tel. +46 (0)122 82078 or for questions about the recruitment process contact the responsible recruiter Malin Tallberg +46 (0)122 81381.
Christine Lindström, Unionen, 0122-817 28
Simon Bruneflod, Sveriges Ingenjörer, 0122-842 24
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Job ID: 85498
Organisation: Power and Gas
Experience Level: Student (Not Yet Graduated)
Job Type: Either