The TURBO-REFLEX partnership consists of 26 partners from nine different countries, including core representatives of the European Turbine Industry and leading european universities and research institutes.

MAN Energy Solutions

MAN Energy Solutions SE, fully owned by VW Group, is the world market leader for large diesel engines for use in ships and power stations and is one of the three leading suppliers of turbo machines. The company employs some 14,500 people and is represented in more than 150 countries. The head office is situated in Augsburg, Germany. MAN Energy Solutions is a company within the Power Engineering Business Area of MAN SE. The turnover in 2013 was about 3.4 billion €, of which turbomachinery amounts 1.4 billion €, with four strategic business units - Engines & Marine Systems, Power Plants, Turbomachinery and After Sales. The company offers a broad range of products and services in the fields of energy and transport.

Role in the project

MAN is the work package leader for WP4 on online plant analytics and monitoring. and is involved in WP3 Mechanical integrity in flexible operation. MAN’s contribution in WP3 is the development and validation of mechanical analysis and design methods for LCF and burst predictions with emphasis on 3-D printed hot gas path parts. The activities in this WP are shared with GES (Poland) and the Polish Academy of Sciences. In WP4, MAN cooperates with ASINCO (Germany) to establish a novel condition based monitoring concept.