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CUED Division A

Energy, Fluids and Turbomachinery

Studying at Cambridge

 

Dr John Coull

Dr John Coull

Rolls-Royce Senior Research Fellow


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Research Interests

Turbine Design Methods, Shroudless Blade Tip Design, Profile Losses, Secondary Losses, Boundary Layer Transition,  Separation Bubbles, Manufacturing Defects, Instrumentation, MEMS Sensors

Keywords

  • Flow Instability
  • Heat Transfer
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Energy Efficiency

Key Publications

2014 Coull, J.D., Atkins, N.R., and Hodson, H.P., High-Efficiency Cavity Winglets for High Pressure Turbines, Recommended for the Journal of Turbomachinery (conference version: ASME paper GT2014-25261)

2014  Coull, J.D., Atkins, N.R., and Hodson, H.P., Winglets for Improved Aerothermal Performance of High Pressure Turbines, Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 136(9) (conference version: ASME paper GT2013-94425)

2013  Rao, V.N., Tucker, P.G., Jefferson-Loveday, R. J. and Coull, J. D., Large Eddy Simulations in Low-pressure Turbines: Effect of Wakes at elevated Free-stream turbulence, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatfluidflow.2013.03.003

2012  Coull, J.D. and Hodson, H.P., Blade Loading and its Application in the Mean-Line Design of the Low Pressure Turbine, Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 135(2) (conference version: ASME paper GT2011-45238)

2012  Evans, S.E., Coull, J.D., Haneef, I. and Hodson, H.P., Minimizing the loss produced by a turbulent separation using vortex generator jets, AIAA Journal, Vol. 50, No. 4, pp. 778-787

2011  Coull, J.D. and Hodson, H.P., Unsteady Boundary Layer Transition in Low Pressure Turbines, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, DOI:10.1017/jfm.2011.204

2011  Coull, J.D. and Hodson, H.P., Predicting the Profile Loss of High-Lift Low Pressure Turbines, Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 134(2) (conference version: ASME paper GT2010-22675)

2010  Coull, J.D., Thomas, R.L. and Hodson, H.P., Velocity Distributions for Low Pressure Turbines, Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 132(4) (conference version: ASME paper GT2008-50589)

4th Year Project Deadlines

 May 2017
Each student submits two copies of Final report plus an extra copy of their technical abstract, plus their log book or electronic equivalent to Group Centres by 4pm.

 

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Graduate Open Day 2017

Nov 03, 2017

Cambridge University

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