Emission free aircraft © Copyright: RWTH Aachen | IST

The IST is active in numerous research areas. In addition to classical turbomachinery, innovative energy conversion systems such as low-noise, hybrid-electric aircraft propulsion systems are researched.

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Numerical Methods

CFD analysis © Copyright: RWTH Aachen | IST

When technical phenomena cannot be fully captured experimentally or the testing of different variants is too time-consuming and cost-intensive, simulation tools are used. At the IST various numerical methods are used.

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Test Rigs

test bench © Copyright: RWTH Aachen | IST

The large test rigs are used to provide a realistic replication of the flow conditions in turbomachinery for various applications, which are used by the industrial partners in current or future products.

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Wind Tunnels

Wind Tunnel © Copyright: RWTH Aachen | IST

Several wind tunnels are operated at the IST in order to be able to investigate flow phenomena in detail. Due to their simple design, the test facilities can be quickly adapted to new research tasks.

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Lectures and Exercises

Students in an auditorium © Copyright: RWTH Aachen

Everything about studying can be found here.

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Exams © Copyright: Mario Irrmischer

We offer examinations for our lectures every semester. You can register online via RWTH Online.

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Pneumatic Probes

Probe © Copyright: RWTH Aachen | IST

The institute has a modular system for different pneumatic probes. This system is used to provide the appropriate measurement technology for each application.

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