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Low Emissions Core-Engine Technologies

Objective

The main objective of the LEMCOTEC project will be the improvement of core-engine thermal efficiency by increasing the overall pressure ratio (OPR) to up to 70 leading to a further reduction of CO2. Since NOx increases with OPR, combustion technologies have to be further developed, at the same time, to at least compensate for this effect. The project will attain and exceed the ACARE targets for 2020 and will be going beyond the CO2 reductions to be achieved by on-going FP6 and FP7 programmes including Clean Sky:
1.) CO2: minus 50% per passenger kilometre by 2020, with an engine contribution of 15 to 20%, 2.) NOx: minus 80% by 2020 and 3.) Reduce other emissions: soot, CO, UHC, SOx, particulates.
The major technical subjects to be addressed by the project are:
1.) Innovative compressor for the ultra-high pressure ratio cycle (OPR 70) and associated thermal management technologies, 2.) Combustor-turbine interaction for higher turbine efficiency & ultra-high OPR cycles, 3.) Low NOx combustion systems for ultra-high OPR cycles, 4.) Advanced structures to enable high OPR engines & integration with heat exchangers, 5.) Reduced cooling requirements and stiffer structures for turbo-machinery efficiency, 6.) HP/IP compressor stability control.
The first four subjects will enable the engine industry to extend their design space beyond the overall pressure ratio of 50, which is the practical limit in the latest engines. Rig testing is required to validate the respective designs as well as the simulation tools to be developed. The last two subjects have already been researched on the last two subjects by NEWAC. The technology developed in NEWAC (mainly component and / or breadboard validation in a laboratory environment) will be driven further in LEMCOTEC for UHPR core engines. These technologies will be validated at a higher readiness level of up to TRL 5 (component and / or breadboard validation in a relevant environment) for ultra-high OPR core-engines.

Call for proposal

FP7-AAT-2011-RTD-1
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ROLLS-ROYCE DEUTSCHLAND LTD & CO KG
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Eschenweg 11
15827 Blankenfelde-mahlow
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Ralf Von Der Bank (Dr.)
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€ 4 658 003,24

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MTU AERO ENGINES AG
Germany
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€ 3 123 000
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Dachauer Strasse 665
80995 Munchen

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Edgar Merkl (Mr.)
MTU AERO ENGINES GMBH

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Germany
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Dachauer Strasse, 665
80995 Muenchen

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Edgar Merkl (Mr.)
ROLLS-ROYCE PLC
United Kingdom
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€ 3 387 281,43
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Kings Place 90 York Way
N1 9FX London

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Keith Nurney (Mr.)
SAFRAN AIRCRAFT ENGINES
France
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€ 4 758 940,67
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Bvd Du General Martial Valin 2
75015 Paris

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Patrick Houel (Mr.)
GKN AEROSPACE SWEDEN AB
Sweden
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€ 2 608 734,09
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46181 Trollhaettan

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Anders Lundbladh (Dr.)
AVIO SPA

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€ 178 334,08
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Via Antonio Salandra N18
00187 Roma

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Pier Giuliano Lasagni (Mr.)
INDUSTRIA DE TURBO PROPULSORES S.A.U.
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Parque Tecnologico De Zamudio 300
48170 Zamudio-vizcaya

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PRVNI BRNENSKA STROJIRNA VELKA BITES A.S.
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Vlkovska 279
59512 Velka Bites

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Zdenek Palat (Mr.)
SAFRAN HELICOPTER ENGINES
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€ 2 353 518
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Avenue Du President Szydlowski
64510 Bordes

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Malaïka Barraque-Curie (Mrs.)
PRATT & WHITNEY RZESZOW SPOLKA AKCYJNA
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Ulica Hetmanska 120
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ARTTIC
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75008 Paris

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ARISTOTELIO PANEPISTIMIO THESSALONIKIS
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BAUHAUS LUFTFAHRT EV
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Laurence Ruf
THE CHANCELLOR MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
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Trinity Lane The Old Schools
CB2 1TN Cambridge

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Renata Schaeffer (Ms.)
CENTRE EUROPEEN DE RECHERCHE ET DEFORMATION AVANCEE EN CALCUL SCIENTIFIQUE
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Avenue G Coriolis 42
31057 Toulouse Cedex

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Michèle Campassens (Ms.)
CHALMERS TEKNISKA HOGSKOLA AB
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Angela Hillemyr (Ms.)
CENTRAL INSTITUTE OF AVIATION MOTORS
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CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY
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Pericles Pilidis (Prof.)
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KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE
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PCA ENGINEERS LIMITED
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Benedetto Allotta (Prof.)
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Wellington Square University Offices
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VON KARMAN INSTITUTE FOR FLUID DYNAMICS
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VYZKUMNY A ZKUSEBNI LETECKY USTAV AS
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Letnany Beranovych 130
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Pavlina Lobpreisova (Ms.)
ERGON RESEARCH DI LORENZO TARCHI ECSAS

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Ergon Research SRL
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Lorenzo Tarchi (Dr.)
GE AVIO SRL
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