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With transportation noise being the second most deadly environmental pollutant in Europe, engineering for future mobility must be inspired by ecology, economy and health to enable green and silent vehicles. Legislations define maximum noise emission limits that have to be complied with during standardized pass-by noise test procedures. Given novel, often electrified, vehicle powertrain concepts, n ...
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A sound fundament for our future buildings (Acoutect)

Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2020,

To ensure a healthy environment for people living and working in buildings, research and engineering in the area of building acoustics is essential. Developments in modern building concepts, such as sustainable low-energy consuming buildings, buildings with lightweight materials and open plan working environments, as well as the need to build in extremely noisy areas, require involvement of acoust ...
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A step change in our noise mitigation strategies is required in order to meet the environmental targets set for a number of sectors of activity affecting people through noise exposure. Besides being a hindrance to our daily life and subject to regulations, noise emission is also a competitive issue in today’s global market. To address these issues, new technologies have been emerging recently, bas ...
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The main goal of the CLOVER project is to offer a novel methodology in an environmental mechatronic control system design relying on multidisciplinary knowledge. This methodology should allow aspects to be taken into account, such as controller robustness, indirect measurement of system states and parameters, and disturbances attenuation on the stage of establishing controller architecture. In add ...
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Limiting the climate change-induced temperature increase to less than 2°C will require strong reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Lightweight materials and fibre-reinforced composites in particular, are a key enabling technology to achieve this goal. Current composite applications are however strongly overdesigned due to a lack of reliable design tools and predictive models for their mechanica ...
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ENABLE-S3 will pave the way for accelerated application of highly automated and autonomous systems in the mobility domains automotive, aerospace, rail and maritime as well as in the health care domain. Virtual testing, verification and coverage-oriented test selection methods will enable validation with reasonable efforts. The resulting validation framework will ensure Europeans Industry competiti ...
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Science2Society creates, pilots and shares good practices, guidelines and training materials that improve awareness and practical performance in seven concrete university-industry-society interfacing schemes especially affected by Science 2.0 and open innovation. It covers a very wide range of interfacing / co-creation approaches (and the synergy between them) and advances far beyond the tradition ...
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Efficient harvesting of the wind energy (AEOLUS4FUTURE)

Start date: 01 Jan 2015, End date: 31 Dec 2018,

As wind energy is considered one of the most promising renewable energy resources, energy production technologies relying on wind energy are currently flourishing under the EU ambitious plan for 2020. Market demands to prepare a generation of researchers within the EU that are able to face the challenge of fulfilling the EU ambitious plan, to sustain the production of wind energy and to innovate a ...
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The mission of ESPESA project is to strengthen the research activity and to implement a Technology Transfer&Innovation Management strategy at Centre for Applied Research in Electrical Engineering and Sustainable Development (CAREESD), established in 2010 within Technical University of Cluj-Napoca. The project will reinforce the research potential of the Centre by improving/enhancing the expertise, ...
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NEED FOR INNOVATION: The critical mass of Energy-efficient Buildings (EeB) in Europe by 2020 will be achieved through sustainable industrialisation of high-performance architectural, structural and building-service components. However, realising the targeted performance in design is hampered by critical shortcomings during on-site construction and refurbishment that cause a lower built-quality and ...
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Smart mechatronic structures of the future will have to be extremely energy efficient and self-powering in as many situations as possible. In addition to capabilities such as sensing and reacting to their environment in a predictable and desired manner, the next generation of smart structures will have to exhibit top class energy efficiency.In the context of the proposed ANTARES project (Advanced ...
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MOTOrcycle Rider Integrated SafeTy (MOTORIST)

Start date: 01 Feb 2014, End date: 31 Jan 2018,

Powered Two Wheelers (PTWs) are an efficient and flexible transport system and their use is beneficial especially in the more and more congested European cities. Unfortunately the PTW riders are exposed to a high risk of becoming a victim in a crash mainly due to the difficulty to control a PTW under all circumstances but also due to limited conspicuity. In addition when PTW riders are crash victi ...
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Due to increasing awareness on environmental concerns, stringent targets for energy efficiency and emissions are being urgently set by the European Union, in the frame of worldwide agreements. Innovation represents the fundamental challenge for the involved European industries to meet the targets. They are forced to improve their design under conflicting requirements between customers (increasing ...
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Community and Ramp Aircraft NoisE (CRANE)

Start date: 01 Nov 2013, End date: 31 Oct 2017,

"Reducing aircraft noise emission is a priority for the European aviation sector, since both community and occupancy noises have significant environmental impact and constrain airport activities. In addition there is a strong interplay between low-noise technologies, fuel efficiency and air pollution.Computer simulations play a crucial role in the acoustic design of aircraft airframes and engines, ...
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Factory-in-a-day (FACTORY-IN-A-DAY)

Start date: 01 Oct 2013, End date: 30 Sep 2017,

... ates the organizational aspects of robot installation. The project is driven by Europe’s top robotics researchers (e.g. TUD, KUL, TUM, Fraunhofer) and industry players (Philips, Universal Robotics, Siemens, Materialise). The second-largest temp agency Randstad and its participating client SMEs will test hybrid human-robot teams performing short-batch production work. Together with novel certificat ...
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ADvanced Electric Powertrain Technology (ADEPT)

Start date: 01 Oct 2013, End date: 30 Sep 2017,

The goal of the ADEPT program is to produce a virtual development environment for E-propulsion systems and to train and establish a multi-disciplinary research network. The ADEPT program will raise the profile and to improve career perspectives for 12 ESRs, and 2 ERs, offering a high-quality structured consortium providing personalized training opportunities in E-propulsion systems and in compleme ...
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Aircraft Loads Prediction for Enhanced Simulation (ALPES)

Start date: 01 Oct 2013, End date: 30 Sep 2017,

A European Industrial Doctoral (EID) network is proposed to improve the prediction, and also the efficiency in calculation, of aircraft loads. The loads experienced by an aircraft in-flight (due to manoeuvres and gusts) and on the ground (e.g. landing, turning, braking) are the key element in determining the structural sizing and hence its weight. Although the structural design must ensure that ...
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"The BATWOMAN ITN aims at structuring research training in basic and advanced acoustics and setting up a work program on methodologies for acoustics for skills development in a highly diverse research field offering multiple career options.The consortium consists of renowned public and private partners from musical acoustics, room acoustics and automotive acoustics who will merge their existing kn ...
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Application of distributed control on smart structures (ARRAYCON)

Start date: 01 Sep 2013, End date: 31 Aug 2017,

"The proposed training program aims at bridging the gap between industry and academia in the field of smart structures. The motivation comes from the aerospace and automotive industries where the growing popularity of light composite structures introduces demands to attenuate weakly damped flexible modes which are very tightly packed. This will be achieved by a tandem between a high level academic ...
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"The overall objective of the ENHANCED project is to create an industrial-oriented educational and research framework for developing integrated numerical and experimental procedures for the acoustic characterisation and simulation of cabin interior noise (addressing the automotive field).One University, one industrial company and one associated partner will collaborate.The need of including into t ...
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Dependable Embedded Wireless Infrastructure (DEWI)

Start date: 01 Mar 2014, End date: 28 Feb 2017,

DEWI (dependable embedded wireless infrastructure) envisions to significantly foster Europe’s leading position in embedded wireless systems and smart (mobile) environments such as vehicles, railway cars, airplanes and buildings. These environments comprise wireless sensor networks and wireless applications for citizens and professional users. Therefore the consortium introduces the concept of a “s ...
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Advanced automotive system design and development requires a multidisciplinary and intersectoral approach connected to the integration of new powertrain concepts, such as electric and hybrid ones. This approach involves knowledge concerning the NVH issues, and/or electric motor, associated power electronics to control motor speed and torque, the transaxle that transfers the mechanical energy to t ...
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Energy efficiency Management for Vehicles and Machines (EMVEM)

Start date: 01 Jan 2013, End date: 31 Dec 2016,

In view of reducing the ecological footprint of machines and vehicles, effective and efficient analysis techniques and adequate measurement technologies are required to produce world-leading products with a high energy-efficiency, without compromising functionality/safety/performance/etc. Combined with the increasing trend towards virtual design and prototyping, to reduce costs and development tim ...
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"Combustion instabilities represent a serious problem for combustion-driven devices, such as gas turbine engines and domestic burners. These instabilities can cause intense pressure oscillations, which in turn causes excessive structural oscillations, fatigue and even catastrophic damage to combustor hardware. In recent years, the development of clean combustion systems with reduced pollution of t ...
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Advanced Reluctance Motors for Electric Vehicle Applications (ARMEVA)

Start date: 01 Nov 2013, End date: 31 Oct 2016,

To enable a large scale adoption of EVs, a new generation of electric drive systems is needed to reduce dependency on rare earth materials, while improving energy efficiency, power density, safe operation and reducing manufacturing/recycling costs. ARMEVA will develop a new rare-earth-material free generation of advanced reluctance motors.The goal of ARMEVA is to achieve similar power density and ...
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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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One of the strategic objectives of the industrial initiative of the SET Plan on wind energy is to reduce cost of energy by improving reliability of wind turbines and their components and optimizing operation and maintenance (O&M) strategies. Increasing reliability and optimizing O&M have a direct impact on the availability of wind turbines and thus reduce cost and increase energy output. This stra ...
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"Reaching low levels of cabin and ramp noise is crucial to ensure the satisfaction of aircraft passengers and a safe working environment for the crew and personnel servicing the grounded aircraft. From the passenger and personnel standpoint, good thermal and acoustic comfort is important to minimize both stress symptoms and tiredness. Required to provide satisfactory air quality and temperature, t ...
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By bringing together 21 partners including 7 major carmakers, 7 major suppliers, 2 SME's and 5 academia / research centres, ALIVE will develop directly exploitable knowledge on materials and design concepts which offer a high potential for significantly reducing the weight of vehicles for affordable application to high productions volumes, focusing on next generation Electric Vehicles (EVs).Specif ...
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Critical System Engineering Acceleration (CRYSTAL)

Start date: 01 May 2013, End date: 31 Jul 2016,

CRYSTAL aims at fostering Europe’s leading edge position in embedded systems engineering in particular regarding quality and cost effectiveness of safety-critical embedded systems and architecture platforms.Its overall goal is to enable sustainable paths to speed up the maturation, integration, and cross-sectoral reusability of technological and methodological bricks of the factories for safety-cr ...
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The FlowAirS proposal is collaborative training research network. It will be focused on the generation, propagation and reduction of sound in flow ducts for transport, buildings and power generation. There is a real need for a European-wide training in this field: the FlowAirS general objective is to train by research a new generation of young researchers with multi-disciplinary skills and able to ...
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The development of sustainable products is a basic requirement for European industries to grow in highly competitive environments. Innovation is the key challenge and must be supported with the highest priority. Such considerations fully apply to automotive industries, which are forced to develop products of increasing quality in shorter and shorter timeframes to come up with competitive pressure ...
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Best Training for Green and Silent Mobility (GRESIMO) (GRESIMO)

Start date: 01 Oct 2011, End date: 30 Sep 2015,

"Engineering for future mobility must be inspired by ecology and economy to enable green and silent vehicles. Current university based education is focusing on classical fields like mechanical engineering on one side with some aspects of Noise, Vibration & Harshness (NVH) and Light Weight Design (LWD) or like electrical engineering covering aspects of “Electrification” & “Hybridisation” on the oth ...
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Following the Green Car Initiative (GCI) included in the European Economic Recovery Plan there is a high demand for electrification of transport in Europe.There are currently several concepts for FEV (fully electric vehicle) and HEV (hybrid electric vehicle) that support this “electro mobility” demand. The development and improvement of the different concepts require a huge effort in analysis, des ...
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The proposal relates to dynamic systems, such as vehicles, whose motion depends on the excitation applied, with this excitation being generated by environmental or technological effects. Hence, how accurately the excitation is simulated becomes a key point in design and testing. The excitation is often a random signal, i.e. it is not a unique time function but a collection of unpredictable realiza ...
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Innovative Methods of Separated Flow Control in Aeronautics (IMESCON)

Start date: 01 May 2011, End date: 30 Apr 2015,

"The IMESCON network is a high quality training network to produce well qualified researchers in the area of active flow control and new helicopter technology. This training programme of best quality early stage and experienced researchers from industry and academia will combine expertise from fluid dynamics, composite material, Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), experimental techniques and ...
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Vibration is a daily occurrence in a wide range of machinery used in industries such as manufacturing, aerospace, petro-chemical and building and construction. One of the major problems of vibration is that it causes wear and tear which in many instances can lead to equipment or structural failure. To prevent such occurrences, it is essential to not only monitor vibration levels but also to try an ...
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Advanced Simulation of Aircraft Mechanisms (ASAM)

Start date: 01 Oct 2013, End date: 31 Dec 2014,

"This is a proposal for a research project that aims to fulfill the objectives as set up in the Call SP1-JTI-CS-2013-01-GRA-02-023. Therefore is will investigate advanced design and simulation methods for Load control and alleviation devices and high lift devices. The research will focus on novel methods for modelling of aerodynamic loads on flexible bodies, modelling of actuators and methods for ...
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"Recent studies suggest that vehicles, driven in electric mode, either hybrid or pure electric vehicles, are considerably quiet and, thus, that they constitute a safety hazard for pedestrians and bicyclists in traffic. It is claimed that such vehicles are not acoustically perceived due to the power unit being exchanged from a combustion engine to electric motors; something that essentially cuts aw ...
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"STA-DY-WI-CO is Marie Curie IAPP transfer of knowledge programme involving two partners, Institute of Fluid Flow Machinery of the Polish Academy of Sciences and LMS International in Belgium. This four year exchange programme for the best quality early stage and experienced researchers from industry and academia will combine expertise from fluid dynamics, Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), e ...
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