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GAS TURBINE ENABLING TECHNOLOGY (GATET) INITIATIVE

Total Outlay : Rs 78.00 crores
Duration : 5 years
Date of Sanction: 8 Oct 2009
PDC Extended: 31 Oct 2017
Successfully Completed

OBJECTIVES

To fill the Technology gaps and develop Human Resources in Military Engine Development.

SCOPE

Scope of the GATET Initiative is to Invite & Sanction projects to various Academic and other Research Institutions as per the following Thrust Areas:-

Broad Area of Speacialization
Specific Areas
Compressor & Fan Stall and Surge Studies
Blade Design & Fluid Structure Interaction Studies
Tip Clearance Studies
Combustor, Afterburner and Nozzle Combustion & Flame Stabilization Studies
Multiphase Flows and Fuel Injector Studies
Thrust Vectoring
Turbine / Heat Transfer Blade Design & Cooling

Fluid flow and Heat Transfer

Large-Eddy Simulation
Engine Mathematical Model & Simulation, Controls and System Engineering Multivariable Control Schemes
Life Cycle Management
MDO for Gas Turbine Application
Sensors and Measurement Devices Design, Development and Calibration of Sensors including Non-Intrusive Sensors for High Temperature Measurements
Unsteady CFD / Structure Interaction and Mechanical aspects of Turbo-machinery Engine/Module/Sub-System simulation using CFD
Aero Elastic study of Turbo-Machinery Blades and Control of Blade Flutter
Evaluation for Surface cracks in Gas Turbine Components and Structures
Surface Crack Growth Prediction
Life Prediction Methodologies
Magnetic Bearing/Seals

GATET INITIATIVE MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE

APEX BOARD -GATET (AB-GATET)

OBJECTIVE
Formulation of Overall Policy Guidelines and Directions
CHAIRMAN
DG (Aeronautical Systems)
MEMBERS
Chairman, Technical Committee of AR&DB
  Director GTRE
  Chairman, Executive Board - GATET
  Secy, AR&DB
  Nominee -Chairman, Executive Board - GATET
  Experts Nominated by Chairman
  Two University Nominees
  Two Industry Nominees
  Additional FA, DRDO
  Chief Executive, CEMILAC
  Programme Director (GATET)- Member Secretary

 

STANDING COMMITTEE FOR THE APEX BOARD-GATET

Chairman
DG (Aeronautical Systems)
Members

Additional FA (R&D), DRDO; Secy AR&DB; Chairman, Executive Board- GATET

 

FINANCIAL POWERS

  • Project Sanction upto Rs 5 crores

 

EXECUTIVE BOARD - GATET (EB-GATET)

OBJECTIVE
Finalization of road map, identification, review and sanction of projects in the specific areas mentioned in Appendix-A, overall financial and programme management of Gas Turbine Enabling Technologies Initiative and shall report to AB-GATET
CHAIRMAN

Dr KVL Rao, Advisor, ADA

Co-CHAIRMAN

Director, GTRE

 
MEMBERS
Project Director Propulsion, ADA
  Head, Propulsion, ADE
  Head, Propulsion, NAL
  Regional Director, Propulsion, CEMILAC
  GM-HAL Engine Division
  GM, Turbomachinery Laboratory, BHEL (R&D)
  Secretary AR&DB
  AR&DB Propulsion Panel Coordinator
  Two experts from academics/industry/research centre
  Representative, Integrated Finance, New Delhi
  Programme Director (GATET)- Member

 

FINANCIAL POWERS

  • Project Sanction upto Rs 2 crores

 

PROJECT REVIEW COMMITTEES (PRCs)

OBJECTIVE
-Will execute the technical parts of the programme (seeking, assessing and recommending, monitoring and reviewing all the project proposals in the identified disciplines), as per the directions from the AB-GATET and action plan recommended by the EB-GATET. Submit its recommendations and quarterly reports to EB-GATET for approval
CHAIRMAN
Programme Director, GATET
 
MEMBERS
Two experts selected by the Chairman of PRC and ratified by EB-GATET

Member Secretary as approved by Chairman of PRC and ratified by EB-GATET

 

FINANCIAL POWERS

  • Nil
CONTACT PERSONS :
  • Dr KVL Rao, Technical Adviser to DG ADA & Chairman EB-GATET , ADA,Bangalore-560017

  • Shri MZ Siddique, OS & Director GTRE & Co-Chairman EB-GATET, Bangalore- 560093

  • Shri G Sivaramakrishna, Scientist 'G', Programme Director EB-GATET, GTRE, Bangalore-560093