Dr. Duncan Walker

Main Research interests

Experimental and computational study of the internal flows within modern gas turbines. Fundamentally this includes diffusing flows, boundary layer separation, wake mixing, secondary flows, and the effects of swirl, curvature and pressure gradients. This extends to more applied systems such as low emission combustor architectures, the compressor/combustor interface, integrated outlet guide vane design, advanced pre-diffuser development, fuel injector design, the combustor/turbine interface and transition duct aerodynamics.

Member of the Rolls-Royce UTC in Combustion System Aerothermal Processes since 1994.

Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering, University of Loughborough

Combustor AerodynamicsCompressor AerodynamicsFans and Installation Effects

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