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EPSRC Reference: GR/S80059/01
Title: Engineering Metals for High Performance Applications in Aerospace and Related Technologies
Principal Investigator: Bowen, Professor P
Other Investigators:
Humphreys, Professor Sir C Gregson, Professor P Wilshire, Professor B
Researcher Co-Investigators:
Project Partners:
Alcan BAE Systems Doncasters Group Ltd
Ministry of Defence (MOD) Nuclear Decomissioning Authority Ricardo Group
Rolls-Royce Plc (UK) TRW
Department: Metallurgy and Materials
Organisation: University of Birmingham
Scheme: Engineering Doctorate
Starts: 01 October 2003 Ends: 31 March 2004 Value (£): 837,760
EPSRC Research Topic Classifications:
Materials testing & eng.
EPSRC Industrial Sector Classifications:
Aerospace, Defence and Marine Manufacturing
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The Centre will provide the focus for metallurgical research across aerospace and related technologies, covering alloy and process development; cost-reduction; life cycle analysis and environmental degradation. The science and technology underpinning these themes will target materials processing; materials characterisation; new materials developments; structural integrity and materials modelling. There is an acknowledged industrial need to provide a supply of elite professional research engineers with metallurgical expertise.
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