Institute of Power Plant Technology, Steam and Gas Turbines, RWTH Aachen University

Key areas of expertise

  • Gas turbine combustion technology
  • Stream turbine technology
  • Power plant process modeling, analysis and optimization
  • Profiles with advanced tangential end wall contouring
  • Pre-warming of steam turbine components
  • Long-term analysis of emissions and combustion chamber pulsation for operational monitoring and optimization
  • Future municipal energy supply systems

Key infrastructure/tools

  • High pressure stream turbine test rigs
  • Gas turbine combustor test rig
  • Exhaust gas turbo charger test rigs
  • Real-time power plant simulator

Contributions to VILLAS project

  • Provision of extensive large-scale turbomachinery and combustion test rig infrastructure for potential integration into the VILLAS network