Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg
Department of Aerodynamics and Fluid Mechanics
Focus on: jet engineering, aeroacoustics, development of flow diagnostic processes, miniaturised flow measurement methods, reduced gravity aircraft.
Department of Jet Engine Design
Focus on: vibration measurement methods, analytical/computerised processing of lightweight structures, FEM simulation.
Department of Polymer Materials
Focus on: cross-linked polymers (reactive resins and duromers) for applications in various industries, including aerospace, ICT and instrumentation.
Department of Structure Mechanics and Vehicle Vibrations
Focus on: lightweight, fibre-reinforced and sandwich composites, calibration methods for high-pressure compressor blades, the influence of production tolerances on blade vibration, silicon process simulation.
Department of Technical Acoustics
Focus on: aeroacoustic wind tunnel, silent flight of owls, analysis of blade noise, microphone array measurement, high-frequency sound propagation.
Department of Technical Mechanics and Vehicle Dynamics
Focus on: modelling, virtual prototyping, hardware-in-the-loop simulation/optimisation.
Department of Combustion Engines and Aircraft Propulsion
Focus on: research on flow inside cylinders and air/fuel mixture in direct injection petrol engines, turbo engines (interaction of platform cooling and secondary flow, coolant efficiency and flows in zones with delayed main flow, cascade analysis using Reynolds number, improvement of laser particle image velocimetry for flow visualisation).
Technische Hochschule Wildau (FH)
Degree course in Aeronautics and Aviation Logistics
Focus on: operation of commercial and business aircraft, airport/airfield management, jet engine production, improvement of aircraft, passenger, luggage and freight check methods, maintenance of ground facilities.