Fire risks assessment and increased safety. Investigation of fire threat, prevention and protection. Developed tools and fire management synthesis.
DEMETER (EU-funded, 2015-2018):
Development of new processes and methods for End-to-End (E2E) maintenance architecture. Validated tools for structural usage evaluation and maintenance scheduling based on flight measurements of metal structures.
ECOMISE (EU-funded, 2013-2016):
Development of new composite manufacturing process by integrating in-situ structural evaluation and process adjustment based on online monitoring and structural analysis of composites.
ESPOSA (EU-funded, 2011-2016):
Development of high temperature composite engine nacelle using vacuum infusion and novel high Tg BMI resin resulting in cost and weight reduction while meeting fire resistance requirements.
Future Sky Safety (EU-funded, 2015-2018):
Fundamental investigations to improve FST properties of epoxy-based fibre-metal laminates and laminates of natural and recycled carbon fibres up to 180°C as well as geopolymer matrix systems for higher temperatures.
SARISTU (EU-funded, 2011-2015):
Development of air foil morphing, self-sensing and multifunctional structures to reduce in aircraft weight and operational costs, improved aerodynamic performance.
THERMOSTRUKT (Germany, 2014-2017):
Experimental analysis of commercial high temperature resin systems, manufacturing and testing of generic structural concepts under combined thermal and mechanical loading.