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GTI 2017

The EVI-GTI Conference on Gas Turbine Instrumentation

28 – 30 November 2017 | NH Barbizon Palace, Amsterdam

CPD 18 hours
 

Workshop programme

Workshop programme below. The main conference is separate and requires separate registration.

Monday 27 November 2017

08:30

Registration and welcome refreshments

09:00

Chair's Welcome

Pete Loftus, Head of Measurement Engineering, Rolls-Royce Plc, UK
Werner Schiffers, Specialist for Instrumentation, Rolls-Royce Electrical, UK

09:20

Keynote address: MEMS vibration energy harvesting for high temperature sensing

  • Recent advances in piezoelectric MEMS devices
  • CMOS rectification interfaces
  • Fully integrated sensor modules

Professor Ashwin Seshia, Professor of Microsystems Technology, University of Cambridge, UK

10:05

Refreshments and exhibition

10:30

Energy harvesting and wireless power delivery for sensor power supply in gas turbines

  • Thermoelectric devices
  • Kinetic harvesters
  • Wireless power transfer

Professor Paul Mitcheson, Professor in Electrical Energy Conversion, Imperial College, UK

11:15

Small power for the next Big Thing (a silicon approach with a thermoelectrics focus)

  • Energy autonomy
  • Micro and nanotechnologies
  • Activities on sensors and microenergy sources

Professor Luis Fonseca, Lead, MicroEnergy Sources and Sensor Integration Group, Institute of Microelectronics of Barcelona IMB-CNM, Spain

12:00

Cyber Security for wireless sensing

Dr Robert Oats, Software Intensive Systems Engineer, Rolls Royce, UK

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Data compression for wireless sensing

  • Overview of the dominant data compression strategies
  • Strategies to exploit redundancy in various data sources
  • Reduce the data volume with minimal effect on quality requirements

Dr Andrew Mills, Senior Research Fellow for the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, University of Sheffield, UK

14:00

Wireless passive sensing in harsh environments

  • motivation, history and future challenges in the application of passive wireless sensors in harsh environments

Taimur Aftab, PhD Student,  Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg, Germany

14:30

Delivering wireless instrumentation using Software Defined Radio

  • Electrically harsh operating environments
  • Adaptable wireless communications
  • Software defined radio (SDR) technologies

Dr Peter Green, Lecturer, University of Manchester, UK

15:00

Refreshments and exhibition

15:30

Smart engine stand tracker

Thomas Worle, SCITEK Consultants Ltd, UK

16:00

Open discussion

Facilitated by Pete Loftus, Head of Measurement Engineering, Rolls Royce, UK

  • General assessments
  • Next steps
  • EU program
16:45

Chair’s final remarks and close

Pete Loftus, Head of Measurement Engineering, Rolls Royce, UK

Programme is correct at time of publication. Topics and speakers are subject to change.

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