Iranian civilian design engineer of Computational Fluid Dynamics systems with Rolls Royce in Derby, GB, 1997-2007
REEL 1 Recollections of period taking Aerospace Engineering Degree at Manchester University in GB during 1980s: pattern of education; early interest in aviation; character of degree syllabus; research work on hypersonics; early work on Computational Fluid Dynamics; explanation of term Computational Fluid Dynamics. Aspects of period of post graduate work at Manchester University in GB, 1990-1997: hypersonic flows research work; setting up of centre of excellence for aerodynamics by Dr Ian Paul; use of Computational Fluid Dynamics on shock waves research; advantages and disadvantages of research work. Recollections of period as Computational Fluid Dynamics designer with Rolls Royce in Derby in GB, 1997-2007: development of FAITH Computational Fluid Dynamics system.
REEL 2 Continues: awards received for work; development of PADRAM design system; development of SOPHIE design system and its role in the design of Rolls Royce aero engines; effects on design role of the SOPHIE design system; question of impact of Computational Fluid Dynamics design systems on traditional design role; non-aviation applications for SOPHIE system; details of how traditional aero-engine design has been changed by Computational Fluid Dynamics; advantages of using simulation in aero-engine design; changes in the role of designers; importance of team work; importance of customer care; nature of design process; daily routine.
REEL 3 Continues: attending international conferences; work with students; importance of work with students; enjoyment of problem solving; future of Computational Fluid Dynamics in aero-engine design.