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Mr Timothy Velthuysen



 
Timothy Velthuysen holds an MSc Eng and BSc Eng degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He is currently doing his PhD Eng on Throttleable Gelled Propellant Rocket Motors.

His specific focus and area of research is Aerospace and Propulsion. He is a member and a post-graduate co-supervisor of the Aerospace Research Group (ASReG).
     
Position:   Lecturer
 Qualifications:

  B Eng (Mechanical Engineering)
MSc Eng (Mechanical Engineering
     
Discipline:   Mechanical Engineering
Campus:   Howard College
Telephone:   031 260 1213
Email:   velthuysent@ukzn.ac.za 
     
Research Areas:   Aerospace Research Group (ASReG), Green and Throttleable Rocket Propulsion
     
Recent Publications:



  Velthuysen T.J., Brooks M.J. and Pitot de la Beaujardiere J.-F., "Closed-Loop Throttle Control of a Liquefying Fuel Hybrid Rocket Motor", Aerospace Science and Technology, Pending, 2019


Conference proceedings

Velthuysen T., Broughton K.M., Brooks M., Pitot J., Lineberry D. and Tingley E., "Safety Aspects of Nitrous Oxide Use in Hybrid Rocket Motor Design and Testing", 54th AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio USA, July 2018

Velthuysen T.J., Brooks M.J. and Pitot de la Beaujardiere J.-F., "Closed-loop Throttle Control of a Hybrid Rocket Motor", Annual Conference of the Aeronautical Society of South Africa (AeSSA), Somerset West, October 2018

Velthuysen T., Brooks M.J. and Pitot de la Beaujardiere J.-F., "Closed Loop Throttle Control for a Nitrous Oxide/Paraffin Wax Hybrid Rocket Motor", Annual Conference of the Aeronautical Society of South Africa (AeSSA), CSIR, Pretoria, October 2017

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