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The European industry is currently a world leader in aviation and to maintain its leading position and competitiveness in the dynamic global market, Europe’s industry must develop quickly and efficiently high quality products by meeting time-critical market demands and customers’ needs. Industrial competition is becoming fiercer not only from established regions, such as the USA, but from new eme ...
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AFLoNext is a four year EC L2 project with the objective of proving and maturing highly promising flow control technologies for novel aircraft configurations to achieve a quantum leap in improving aircraft’s performance and thus reducing the environmental footprint. The project consortium is composed by forty European partners from fifteen countries. The work has been broken down into seven work p ...
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Rethinking Container Management Systems (RCMS)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Jan 31, 2017,

Container terminals serve thousands of ships, store billions of TEUs, compete to serve the next vessel, and introduction of larger ships will result in new challenges. While advances have been made in terminal automation (Automated Ground Vehicle (AGV), gate control, yard cranes, etc.), with current technologies terminals are limited by their ability to maintain growth and quality of service. To a ...
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Accurate quantification of damage in aircraft structures during their life cycle through an automated monitoring system could ensure airframe integrity and long term durability. Nonlinear Elastic Wave Spectroscopy are an innovative class of non-destructive techniques providing an extreme sensitivity in diagnosing manufacturing defects such as porosity, component assembly contact conditions, and in ...
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"In order to reduce the sensor number, one has to be based on signals carrying information about the “global” structure state. The structure’s vibrational behavior is definitely a global characteristic. The idea is thus the development of a vibration based, in flight, SHM platform, which can be applied in aircraft structures in practice.The main practical problem for the application of vibration b ...
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The main goal of PUL-AERO is the development of a material state based controlled pultrusion process for the manufacturing of curved and partially cured stringers that comply with the stringent specifications of the aerospace industry and offer significant savings in production costs.PUL-AERO will design and build a pultrusion line for the production of linear and curved composite stringers for th ...
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Even though composite materials are more and more used in modern airframes, many significant improvements are still achievable. Firstly, the substitution of the assembly of many small composite parts by a single one-shot large part provides additional weight reduction. Secondly, the final assembly line process must be adapted to composite properties (lack of ductility, stiffness). Thirdly, if the ...
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CreAting NonconventionAl Laminates (CANAL)

Start date: Sep 1, 2013, End date: Aug 31, 2016,

The purpose of the CANAL project is to develop new Non-Conventional Laminate (NCL) configurations using Dry Fibre Placement (DFP) and the establishment of engineering tools to ensure implementation of the technology in the aerospace industry and other industries, such as automotive that can benefit from rapid and cost effective production of complex shaped and high-performance composite parts. Whe ...
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The continued use of composite materials in the aerospace industry has been addressed in several past research projects which have focused on new design solutions and composite manufacturing processes. However an area which has been given much less attention up until now is how to achieve a time and cost effective lean assembly production system. The current airframe assembly process of composite ...
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Organized crime does an intensive use of non-cooperative vehicles (cars and motorboats mainly) for a variety of criminal activities, as they are transport of illegal immigrants or smuggling of goods (especially drugs). This generates a very large number of operations carried out by law enforcement agencies in order to intercept these vehicles. During the vehicle interception operations, non coope ...
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Smart Intelligent Aircraft Structures (SARISTU)

Start date: Sep 1, 2011, End date: Aug 31, 2015,

The project proposal concerns the challenges posed by the physical integration of smart intelligentstructural concepts. It addresses aircraft weight and operational cost reductions as well as animprovement in the flight profile specific aerodynamic performance.This concerns material concepts enabling a conformal, controlled distortion of aerodynamicallyimportant surfaces, material concepts enablin ...
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Systems of Systems consist of collections of (possibly independent, pre-existing, geographically distributed and following their own goals) constituent systems whose behaviours are coordinated to provide services and additional value with respect to their original intended operations. This kind of entities offer severe technical, management, and political challenges as witnessed by energy blackout ...
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"Today’s design and certification procedures of aircrafts are mainly based on conservative static loading which leads to additional weight and, potentially, to a structurally unsafe aircraft. The overall objective of the DAEDALOS project is to develop methods and procedures to determine dynamical loads considering the effects of dynamic buckling, material damping and mechanical hysteresis during a ...
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Systems provide value through their ability to fulfill stakeholders’ needs. Inevitably, these needs evolve over time and diverge from an original system’s capabilities. Thus, the system must be disposed of or periodically upgraded at substantial cost.The objective of the AMISA project is to develop a generic, quantitative methodology for architecting manufacturing lines, product systems and custom ...
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SOFTWARE PLATFORM FOR INTEGRATION OF ENGINEERING AND THINGS (SPRINT)

Start date: Oct 1, 2010, End date: Feb 28, 2014,

Systems Engineering has impact on VERY large markets, e.g., electronics embedded in products such as automobiles has a market size 100x the size of the desktop market. Improving its efficiency and competitiveness can be of fundamental importance for the European industry as the functional and non functional requirements on future generation products become gradually unmanageable due to their ever ...
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4 Dimension Contracts - Guidance and Control (4DCO-GC)

Start date: Nov 1, 2010, End date: Oct 31, 2013,

"The 4DCo-GC project aims at exploring the concept of ""4D Contract guidance and control of the aircraft"" as a step change in air transport operations by providing a more radical and environmentally efficient solution for the management of the airspace. Scientific objectives of 4DCo-GC are to:- model 4D contract concepts (strategic, tactical and emergency levels)- develop algorithms (strategic, t ...
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Validating Changes and Upgrades in Networked Software (PINCETTE)

Start date: Jul 1, 2010, End date: Oct 31, 2013,

Europe relies on the availability and flawless functioning of distributed infrastructures, such as electricity, water, communication, transportation, and environmental management. This infrastructure is based on distributed networked IT systems for monitoring and control.Technological innovation offers opportunities for more efficient infrastructure.Innovation in infrastructures and the resulting ...
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"Today, advanced composites use either layers of plies impregnated with resin (pre-pregs) to form a laminate, or Liquid Composites Moulding (e.g. RTM) of dry textiles. Prepreg composites give superior mechanical properties due to toughened resins and high fibre content, but suffer from high material costs, limited shapeability, complex, expensive and time consuming manufacturing, and limited mater ...
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"Modern aircraft structures have to comply with severe requirements: they have to be light as well as safe. These requirements lead to an increased use of composite materials in the aircraft industry. However, new materials also require new techniques in order to inspect aircraft components during production in a non-destructive way.The primary goal of the DOTNAC project is to develop a safe, con ...
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Main aim of the project is the development of a complete, integrated process chain for the cost effective serial production of various aerospace CFRP stiffener profiles. The production is foreseen in the two steps: Preform manufacturing and infiltration / curing. The project will focus on complex profile geometries with variable cross sections, single or multiple curvature and integrated load int ...
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"The IMG4 project CRESCENDO addresses the Vision 2020 objectives for the aeronautical industry by contributing significantly to the fulfilment of three specific targets of the aeronautical industry’s Strategic Research Agenda. CRESCENDO will develop the foundations for the Behavioural Digital Aircraft (BDA), taking experience and results from VIVACE, and integrating these into a federative system ...
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"The PPlane project is a direct follow up study to Out-of-the-Box project that aimed to identify potential new concepts and technologies for future air transport and focused on a number of radical changes to the system rather than taking incremental steps.As a result of the Out-of-the-Box project, PPlane implements a systematic approach to radical and novel ideas for Personal Air Transport System ...
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"The goal of this project is to elaborate an open architecture for the operation of unmanned air-to-ground wide area land and sea border surveillance platforms in Europe. This architecture is based on analysis of concepts and scenarios for UAV-based aerial surveillance of European borders. It takes into account the emerging legislation for insertion of UAS into controlled civil airspace. The techn ...
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Transportable Autonomous patrol for Land bOrder Surveillance (TALOS)

Start date: Jun 1, 2008, End date: May 31, 2012,

... aphy, etc.) and will constantly improve performance in the long term. The consortium is formed of an experienced research teams from industry, research and academia from Belgium, Finland, France, Israel, Poland and Turkey, with established close links with end users (border guards), which gives good prospects for project success.
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Active Control for Flexible 2020 Aircraft (ACFA 2020)

Start date: Mar 1, 2008, End date: Dec 31, 2011,

"ACFA 2020 deals with innovative active control concepts for ultra efficient 2020 aircraft configurations like the blended wing body (BWB) aircraft. The objective of the designed controllers is an ambitious improvement of ride comfort and handling qualities, as well as load reduction on BWB type aircraft. Due to the unconventional placement of control surfaces, BWB type aircrafts require multi-cha ...
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COMBEST will provide a formal framework for component based design of complex embedded systems. This framework will:1.\tEnable formal integration of heterogeneous components, such as with different models of communication or execution;2.\tProvide complete encapsulation of components both for functional and extra-functional properties and develop foundations and methods ensuring composability of co ...
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