Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (31/01/2013 02.07)

Analysis of hybrid rocket for launching minisatellites

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The research program aims at analyzing the applicability of hybrid rocket system to mini-satellite-launcher-vehicles. The main objective is to verify the possibility of achieving a substantial cost reduction thanks to the intrinsic capabilities of these propulsion systems. The research program will develop through the following phases: (i) Literature review, (ii)Analysis of combustion stability issues, (iii) analysis of pressurization concepts, (iv) analysis of structural problem of the propellant grain, (v)subscale testing, (vi) Phase A design.

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Research Fields

Engineering - Aerospace engineering

Eligibility criteria

comparative assessment and interview

Selection process

comparative assessment of qualifications, scientific and professional curriculum, scientific productivity and interview

Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
Annual budget24.000
Frequency of callsmensile
International mobility required ?no
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
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Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Employment contract with full social securityno
Total amount per fellowship per year20.256
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsno
Maximum duration of fellowship12
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Funding organisation / Contacts
Dipartimento di Ingegneria industriale-Università degli studi di Padova

Public research
Padova - Italy