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Projects: Details for ETI-HD1050
Details for ETI-HD1050
Reference Number ETI-HD1050
Title Flettner Rotor Sails
Status Completed
Energy Categories Energy Efficiency(Transport) 100%;
Research Types Applied Research and Development 100%
Science and Technology Fields ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering) 100%
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Project Contact
No email address given
Shell UK Ltd
Award Type Institute Project
Funding Source ETI
Start Date 04 August 2017
End Date 31 December 2019
Duration 29 months
Total Grant Value £3,500,000
Industrial Sectors
Region Scotland
Programme Transport - Heavy Duty Vehicles
Investigators Principal Investigator Project Contact , Shell UK Ltd (99.999%)
Other Investigator Project Contact , A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S, Denmark (0.001%)
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Abstract This project uses Flettner Rotor data gathered from the M/V Estraden, to validate models built by UCL and BMT Defence Services Ltd. The validated models will be used to predict performance of Flettner Rotors on a tanker.
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Added to Database 20/08/18