Research Projects - Turbochargers and Centrifugal Compressors


  • Turbochargers with shrouds to reduce turbine clearance losses
  • Blow-by in turbochargers
  • Secondary flows in turbine turbochargers with variable turbine geometry
  • Application of the infinite tube technique for measuring the unsteady pressure in the turbocharger radial turbines
  • Influence analysis of the arrangement and operation on surge of turbochargers
  • Experimental investigation and simulation of advanced non-adiabatic performance of the turbochargers
  • Development of Endoscopic Stereoscopic PIV to investigate the IGV-impeller Interaction in a Centrifugal Compressor
  • Experimental Studies on the Improvement Potential of a Centrifugal Compressor Stage with Different Spiral Geometries


  • Design and Optimization of Dynamic Compressors
  • Design of an Impulse Turbine for an ORC Process to use the Waste Heat from Truck Engines
  • Design of Turbocharger Turbines with Regards to Pulsating Exhaust Mass Flows
  • Impact Analysis of Dissipation in the Lubrication Film of Turbochargers
  • Investigation of Surge in Turbocharger Compressors and Design of Map-Extending Measures
  • Variable Diffuser and Volute for Air Supply to Fuel Cell Systems