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Institute of Turbomachinery and Fluid Dynamics
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Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Hauptmann


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Activities

  • Axialturbine
  • Aeroelastics

Research Project

Regeneration-induced Variance of Aeroelastic Properties of Turbine Blades

In research project C4 of “Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 871” (www.sfb871.de) the influence of regeneration-induced variances on the aeroelastic behavior of turbine blades is investigated. These geometric variances directly affect the excitation and the vibration behavior of turbine blades.

In the second funding period, the goal is to investigate the influence of geometric variances on the aeroelastic behavior of turbine blades under the aspect of multi-stage effects and the effects of a varied gap experimentally and numerically. The insights gained from this process should help to define maximum permissible geometric variances for the blading and for the radial gap and thus to optimize the regeneration process.

Studies

  • Doctoral Studies: Institute of Turbomachinery and Fluid Dynamics -TFD, Leibniz Universität Hannover. Since 2014
  • Diploma Thesis: „Proof of concept for the investigation of vibrations in turbocharger turbines“, TFD. 2013
  • Project Work: „Numerical investigation of an inlet guide vane with hub ring for a turbocharger compressor“, TFD. 2012
  • Project Work: „Influence of geometric variations on High Cycle Fatigue of turbocharger turbines “, TFD. 2011
  • Mechanical engineering: Leibniz Universität Hannover. 2007-2013

Work experience

  • Research Assistant: Institute of Turbomachinery and Fluid Dynamics. Since 2014
  • Diploma Thesis: Institut für Turbomaschinen und Fluid-Dynamik. 2012-2013
  • Internship: Honeywell Turbo Technologies , Advanced Tech. & Motorsport, Brno, Czech Republic. 2012