A talk by Stephen Harris, Materials and Process Specialist, Rolls-Royce
Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMCs) are the next generation of materials scoped for use in the HP turbine of modern jet engines. These materials offer a substantial increase in temperature capability compared to current materials, which enables improved fuel efficiency and reduced emissions.
With the metallic systems that have been employed for decades there is a good fundamental understanding of their behaviour and failure mechanisms, but the novelty and complexity of CMCs necessitate a tremendous effort to establish this requisite knowledge base to minimize the risk and maximize the benefit of utilizing this technology in such a complex environment.
, Rolls-Royce Leisure, Derby, DE24 9HY
Ample parking close to venue
Refreshments served from 6:00pm
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