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Dr. Marius Banica

Dr. Marius Banica
ZHAW School of Engineering
Institute of Energy Systems and Fluid Engineering
Technikumstrasse 9
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 73 60
marius.banica@zhaw.ch

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Lecturer

https://www.zhaw.ch/de/engineering/institute-zentren/iefe/

Expertise and research interests

- Numerical fluid mechanics (CFD) and multiphysics (CFD/FEM/CHT)
- Metamodel assisted optimization
- Acoustics of turbomachinery
- Heat transfer

Educational background

2007, PhD University of Cambridge, UK
2003, Dipl.-Ing., Aerospace Engineering, University of Stuttgart, Germany

Professional milestones

since 2019 Lecturer at the Institute of Energy Systems and Fluid Engineering (IEFE) of the Zürich University of Applied Sciences
2012-2019 Senior R&D Engineer, ABB Turbo Systems AG, Baden, Switzerland
2009-2012 Propulsion Engineer, EADS Astrium Space Transportation, Bremen, Germany and Les Mureaux, France
2007-2009 PostDoc, University of Stuttgart, Germany and JAXA Kakuda Space Center, Kakuda, Japan

Publications

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Journals:

Numerical Prediction of the Sources and the Modal Content of the Acoustic Field in a
Radial Compressor Outflow, M.C. Banica, P. Limacher, H.-J. Feld, C. Spinder,
Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, GTP-16-1483, vol. 139, no. 9,
092605-092605-17,.2017, doi:10.1115/1.4036284, 092605

A Robust Industrial Procedure for Measuring Modal Sound Fields in the Development
of Radial Compressor Stages, P. Limacher, C. Spinder, M.C. Banica, H.-J. Feld,
Journal of Engirieering for Gas Turbines and Power, GTP-16-1471, vol. 139, no. 6,
062604-062604-10, 2017, doi:10.1115/1.4035287.

Turbocharger Noise Reduction On Ships, M.C. Banica, C. Spinder, K. Fusstetter,
MTZ Industrial, vol. 6, iss. 2, pp. 40-45, June 2016, doi:10.1007/s40353-016-0014-6

Dynamical Chilidown Model of a Liquid Hydrogen Feed System, M.C. Banica, M.E.N.
Wisse, Journal of Propulsion and Power, vol. 29, no. 4 pp. 975-981, 2013,
doi:10.2514/1.B34658

Effects of Staged Injection on Supersonic Mixing and Combustion, L. Hou, B.
Weigand, M.C. Banica, Chinese Journal of Aeronautics, vol. 24, pp. 584-589, 2011,
doi:10.1016/S1000-9361(11)60068-X

Numerical Study of Supersonic Combustion Processes with Central Strut Injection,
M.C. Banica,. T. Scheuermann, J. Chun, B. Weigand, J.v. Wolfersdorf, Journal of
Propulsion and Power, vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 869-873, July-August 2010,
dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.43599

Prediction of Vortex Shedding with Heat Transfer, B.A. Younis, M.C. Banica, B.
Weigand, Numerical Heat Transfer Part A - Applications, vol. 48, iss. 1, pp. 1-19, July 2005, dx.doi.org/10.1080/10407780590929892

Conferences:

OHS - Noise Reduction in Engine Rooms on Board Ships, M.C. Banica, C. Spinder,
K. Fusstetter, CIMAC Congress, Helsinki, Finland, 06.-10. June, 2016

Analysis of the Sources and the Modal Content of the Acoustic Field in a Radial
Compressor Outflow, M.C Banica, P. Limacher, H.-J. Feld, ASME TurboExpo 2016:
Power for Land, Sea and Air, Volume 2A: Turbomachinery():V02AT41A009, 13.-17.
June, Seoul, South Korea, doi:10.1115/GT2016-57405

Numerical Analysis of the Tonal Sound Pressure Level Distribution in the Vaned
Diffuser of a Centrifugal Compressor, M.C. Banica, M. Fischer, H.-J. Feld, R. Habing,
C; Spinder, 20th AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA, 16.-20.
June, AIAA-2014-3116, 2014, dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2014-3116

Chilldown Simulation for the Hydrogen Branch of a Cryogenic Upper Stage Rocket
Engine Using a Numerically Generated Performance Map for the Turbopump, M.C.
Banica, M. Wisse, European Conference on Aerospace Sciences (EUCASS), St.
Petersburg, Russia, July 2011

Experimental and Numerical Study of a Supersonic Combustion Chamber with
Different Two-Staged Injection Concepts, J.J. Vellaramkalayil, T. Scheuermann, J.
von Wolfersdorf, M.C Banica, 46th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion
Conference and Exhibit, Nashville, Tennessee, Juli 2010, dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2010-6647

Numerical Study on Supersonic Mixing and Combustion with Staged Injection, L.
Hou, B. Weigand, M.C. Banica, European Conference on Aerospace Sciences
(EUCASS), Versailles, France, July 2009

Numerical Investigation of a Supersonic Combustion Chamber and Comparison with
Experiments, M.C. Banica, J. Chun, T. Scheuermann, B. Weigand,.J.v. Wolfersdorf,
6th European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles, Versailles,
France, November 2008

Eindimensionale Untersuchungen zur gestuften Brennstoffeinbringung in einer
Scramjet-Brennkammer, T. Scheuermann, M.C. Banica, J. Chun, J.v. Wolfersdorf,
Deutscher Luft- Und Raumfahrtkongress, DLRK2008-81208, Darmstadt, Germany,
September 2008

Numerical Investigation of the Flow in the Supersonic Combustion Chamber of the
ITLR and Comparison with Experimental Data,, M.C. Banica, T. Scheuermann, J.
Chun, B. Weigand, J.v. Wolfersdorf, Deutscher Luft- und Raumfahrtkongress,
DLRK2008-81212, Darmstadt, Germany, September 2008

Non-reflective boundary conditions for non-uniform mean velocity inlet and outlet
flows, M.C Banica, I.D.J. Dupère, R.S. Cant, Inter-Noise 2006, Honolulu, Hawaii,
USA, December 2006