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Agenda

Colloquium BM Verhagen (FPP)

28 maart 2017 | 10:30 - 14:00
plaats: room Cz E, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Kluyverweg 1, Delft.

Optimization of Non–Planar Wing Aircraft ConfigurationsThesis Abstract: The aim of this study is to identify the effect of using different climb and descent strategies on the planform optimization of non-planar wing configurations. In order to analyze these effects, a generic aero-structural model is developed, which combines a developed mission analysis model to assess the aircrafts...Lees verder

 

Colloquium BM Verhagen (FPP)

28 maart 2017 | 10:30 - 14:00
plaats: room Cz E, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Kluyverweg 1, Delft.

Optimization of Non–Planar Wing Aircraft ConfigurationsThesis Abstract: The aim of this study is to identify the effect of using different climb and descent strategies on the planform optimization of non-planar wing configurations. In order to analyze these effects, a generic aero-structural model is developed, which combines a developed mission analysis model to assess the aircrafts...Lees verder

 

Colloquium Varun Das Ramanujam Ramdoss (Aerodynamics & Wind energy)

29 maart 2017 | 13:30 - 15:30
plaats: Room 5.15, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Kluyverweg 1, Delft.

Numerical Analysis of Horizontal axis wind turbine with gurney flap using OpenFOAMThesis Abstract: The electricity generated from renewable sources of energy in the EU has tripled since 1990. The European Union has installed a net capacity of 154.7 GW wind turbines as of 2016 thereby overtaking coal as the second largest source of energy. A typical on-shore wind turbine (2.5 - 3 MW capacity)...Lees verder

 

Colloquium S.A. van der Meijden (ATO)

30 maart 2017 | 11:00 - 15:00
plaats: Fellowship Instructiezaal 5, The Fellowship, Kluyverweg 5, Delft.

Improved Flexible Runway Use ModelingA minimization of disturbance caused by aircraft noise events and a reduction of fuel consumption during the initial and final phase of flight. These are the two objectives that play an important role in the Flexible Runway Allocation Model that has been developed during this research. The model enables flexible flight operations at airports by allowing...Lees verder

 

Colloquium Antonius P.C. Urlings (ASM)

30 maart 2017 | 9:00 - 12:30
plaats: room lr cz-c, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Kluyverweg 1, Delft.

Redesign of a composite sports car to accommodate a battery electric powertrain for type approval in the European UnionThesis Abstract: The goal of this research was to get a better understanding of the consequences of the integration of a battery electric powertrain on the chassis layout and its type approval in the European Union.The Roding Roadster was used as reference throughout this...Lees verder

 

Colloquium Andreas Makus (FPP)

3 april 2017 | 9:30 - 13:00
plaats: room F, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Kluyverweg 1, Delft.

Development of a Knowledge-Enabled Tool Repository to Support Automated Generation of MDO WorkflowsThesis Abstract: The EU-funded AGILE program is concerned with the development of knowledge-enabled information technologies to support interdisciplinary design campaigns by making use of MDO methodologies. As part of this project, KADMOS acts as a platform to assist heterogeneous teams of...Lees verder

 

Colloquium Pieter-Jan Deldycke (C&S)

4 april 2017 | 9:00 - 13:00
plaats: room LR-C, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Kluyverweg 1, Delft.

Design and Evaluation of a Haptic Aid for Training of the Manual Flare Manoeuvre Thesis Abstract: The use of haptic feedback as a tool for skill training shows benefits for the formation of motor-memory and support for temporal tasks. Therefore, this research focused on the potential of a tool as such in flight training. A quasi-transfer-of-training experiment with 16 novices was performed...Lees verder

 

Colloquium Giorgos Galatis (SF)

5 april 2017 | 9:00 - 12:30
plaats: FelS-ITAV zaal 1, The Fellowship, Kluyverweg 5, Delft.

“Development of a Solar Array Drive Mechanism for LEO micro satellite platforms”Thesis Abstract: The cardinal objective of the current research is to develop a prototype of a low cost mechanism, that will be precisely tailored for the use of a LEO micro-satellite platform orbiting in altitudes of 500¡100Km. The design of the mechanism may vary from the existing miniaturized SADM’s. The...Lees verder

 

Colloquium Ivo van der Peijl (C&S)

7 april 2017 | 14:00 - 17:00
plaats: Room CZ B, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Kluyverweg 1, Delft.

Physical Splines for Aerodynamic Modelling of Innovative Control EffectorsMultivariate simplex B-splines as a modelling technique provide more accurate models than standard polynomial models, which makes them an excellent modelling tool. Their coefficients, which are expressed in a barycentric coordinate system, are abstract. In this paper a physical transformation matrix is derived which can...Lees verder

 

Colloquium Albert Leboucher (SE)

7 april 2017 | 13:30 - 17:30
plaats: room G, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Kluyverweg 1, Delft.

Detection and mapping of mesospheric CO2 clouds on Mars using MEx/OMEGA instrumentThe thesis aims at detecting and mapping the mesospheric CO2 ice clouds on Mars by studying scattering peaks at the CO2 ice absorption band (around 4.24 microns) thanks to the spectro-imager OMEGA on-board the satellite Mars Express. A study on this instrument has already been completed in 2010 but there are now...Lees verder

 

Colloquium H.A. van Grootheest (C&S)

10 april 2017 | 14:00 - 17:15
plaats: room LR-CZ-C, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Kluyverweg 1, Delft.

Human-Operator Identification with Time-Varying ARX ModelsThe time-varying adaptation ability of human operator (HOs) in basic manual-control tasks is barely understood. Most identification methods do not explicitly take into account time variations in the manual-control behavior. An identification procedure based on both batch and recursive autoregressive exogenous (ARX) models is presented...Lees verder

 

Colloquium Tiemen Xander van Wees (SSE)

11 april 2017 | 9:30 - 13:30
plaats: room LR-A, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Kluyverweg 1, Delft.

Characterization and Testing of a MEMS-Vaporizing Liquid Microthruster for Small Satellite PropulsionThesis Abstract: Active propulsion is necessary to improve the applicability of CubeSats to large scale missions. The MEMS-Vaporizing Liquid Microthruster (MEMS-VLM) is a propulsion concept that is applicable at the CubeSat scale. The thesis objective is to manufacture, characterize and test a...Lees verder

 

Colloquium W.F.J.P. Brugmans (ATO)

11 april 2017 | 9:30 - 13:30
plaats: room C1.190, Faculty of Applied Sciences, van der Maasweg 9, 2629 HZ Delft.

Tanker allocation optimization during civil air-to-air refuelling operationsThis thesis investigates the feasibility of commercial in-flight refuelling operations in a real-life traffic environment by optimizing tanker operations. Flights crossing the North Atlantic over the Organized Track System are refuelled in mid-air and results are compared to direct operations. Results show that this...Lees verder

 

Colloquium Boris van Putten (SF)

13 april 2017 | 9:00 - 12:30
plaats: room C, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Kluyverweg 1, Delft.

Design of the Deployment Mechanism for the Primary Mirror Elements of a Deployable Space Telescope.Thesis Abstract: Deployable space telescopes have the potential to offer a much more lightweight, compact and less expensive option for Earth and space observation missions. The DTS (Deployable Telescope System) project aims to design and develop such a system. The optical design of the DTS is...Lees verder

 

Colloquium Krispijn te Riet (C&O)

18 april 2017 | 10:30 - 14:00
plaats: Room CZ C, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Kluyverweg 1, Delft.

Contracting RTA Time Windows for Cost Efficient Aircraft Arrival SchedulingThesis Abstract: Currently aircraft are scheduled in the latest stages of a flight according to a First Come, First Serve (FCFS). If multiple aircraft arrive simultaneously they will be queued to create sufficient separation time between them. This delay has a cost for airlines. In this thesis a scheduling methodology...Lees verder

 

Colloquium Derek Beeftink (C&S)

19 april 2017 | 9:30 - 12:30
plaats: room D, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Kluyverweg 1, Delft.

Increasing Task-Sharing Performance for a Haptically Assisted Tunnel-in-the-Sky Flight ExerciseTo investigate the effects of haptic feedback on the task-sharing performance of pilots for flight exercises of different difficulty, a within-subject simulated experiment with 12 participants was conducted in the SIMONA Research Simulator at Delft University of Technology. Results of the experiment...Lees verder

 

Colloquium Douwe ten Brink (C&S)

20 april 2017 | 14:00 - 17:00
plaats: room CZ D, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Kluyverweg 1, Delft.

Active Gust Load Alleviation for Flexible Wing AircraftThis thesis contains a simulation study of a multi-objective flight control framework foran aeroelastic model of a flexible wing aircraft. The aircraft model is based on the NASAGeneric Transport Model (GTM). The wing structures incorporate a novel aerodynamiccontrol surface known as the Variable Camber Continuous Trailing Edge Flap...Lees verder

 

Colloquium Alexander Helmer (C&S)

20 april 2017 | 9:15 - 13:30
plaats: room D, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Kluyverweg 1, Delft.

Flexible Heuristic Dynamic Programming for Reinforcement Learning in Quad-RotorsLees verder

 

Colloquium Jesper van Manen (FPP)

25 april 2017 | 14:30 - 17:45
plaats: room CZ-J, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Kluyverweg 1, Delft.

Aviation H2O and NOx climate cost functions based on local weatherOne promising possibility for mitigation of aviation climate impact is climate-optimised routing. For the REACT4C project the variation of aviation climate impact with location and weather in the North-Atlantic was simulated, but this method is too computationally expensive to apply beyond initial research. This research...Lees verder

 
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