The objective of the project is to develop scale models for the Synthetic Jet Actuator (SJA), that shall be used to enable the design of next generation SJA’s, compared to state-of-the-art.
The development of this scale model is intended for improvement of performance predictions, and modelling accuracy of SJA actuators, for future applications. A demonstration rationale is therefore targeted in order to enable accurate theoretical performance estimations (for given actuator configurations), calculated from geometrical input parameters and transducer elements parameters.
In order to achieve such an objective, the project activities will focus first on analyses and testing of existing SJA’s designs, provided by the topic manager. This will be in order to derive accurate numerical models and achieve lessons learnt before designing, manufacturing, and testing a third scale model.