Glossary


Abbreviation Acronym Description
ACARE Advisory Council for Aeronautics Research in Europe
AITEB-2 Aerothermal Investigations of Turbine End walls and Blades 2 (EU FP6)
BOS Background Oriented Schlieren
CAD Computer Assisted Design
CDR Critical Design Review
CFD Computational Fluid Dynamics
EOTDF Enhanced Overall Temperature Distribution Factor
ERICKA Engine Representative Internal Cooling Knowledge and Applications (EU FP7)
FEM Finite Element Model
FPMT FACTOR Project Management Team
FGA FACTOR General Assembly
HP High Pressure
ICT Information and Communication Technologies
IPR Intellectual Property Rights
LP Low Pressure
NGV Nozzle Guide Vane
OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer
OTDF Overall Temperature Distortion Factor
O-TRF Oxford - Turbine Research Facility
PDR Preliminary Design Review
PTR Preliminary Test Review
PIV Particle Image Velocimetry
RANS Reynolds-Averaged Navier Stokes
RGG Rotierende Gitter Göttingen / Rotating Cascade at Goettingen
RTDF Radial Temperature Distortion Factor
SAGE ITD Sustainable And Green Engine Integrated Technology Demonstrator
SFC Specific Fuel Consumption
SRA Strategic Research Agenda
TATEF-2 Turbine Aerothermal External Flows 2 (EU FP6)
TIP Exploitation Plan
TRL Technology Readiness Levels
TRR Test Readiness Review
URANS Unsteady Reynolds-Averaged Navier Stokes
WP Work Package

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