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Database of research projects

23.08.2013 |
Aircraft and Aircraft SystemsMaterialsEco-Efficiency

Multidisciplinary optimization of aircraft structures made of composite materials

Structural optimization of modern aircraft elastic structures made of composite materials considering multidisciplinary requirements. [more]

21.01.2013 |
Aviation ServicesMaterialsEco-EfficiencyLeading-Edge Cluster Competition

Heat exchanger cleaning

This project is generating the technical prerequisites for the development of a new procedure for cleaning heat exchangers in commercial aircraft. [more]

[Translate to english:] FormTech Optistruct+Ti-Bond
22.10.2012 |
Aircraft and Aircraft SystemsMaterialsEco-EfficiencyLeading-Edge Cluster Competition


In the OPTISTRUCT project, FormTech and its partners are developing optimised join points from titanium and CFRPs. Ti-Bond is building on this by producing and optimising titanium leading edges for engine scoops using diffusion... [more]

01.10.2012 |
Cabins and Cabin SystemsEco-EfficiencyLeading-Edge Cluster Competition

LiKab – Perception of light and cabin climate

The DLR Institute of Aerospace Medicine is investigating how the colour of light in the aircraft cabin influences a passenger’s perception of temperature. This can make it possible to reduce the load on air conditioning, thus... [more]

05.09.2012 |
Aviation ServicesAircraft and Aircraft SystemsCabins and Cabin SystemsAir Transportation SystemMaterialsEco-Efficiency

CARE - Working together for green flying

In the EU CARE project, nine European aviation clusters are working to promote regional research in green aviation technologies [more]

10.09.2012 |
Cabins and Cabin SystemsEco-EfficiencyLeading-Edge Cluster Competition

InKa – innovative cabin systems

With the InKa project, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) is pursuing the goal of optimising modular components in the air supply system inside the aircraft, thereby improving both efficiency and comfort in the aircraft cabin. [more]

05.09.2012 |
Cabins and Cabin SystemsEco-EfficiencyLeading-Edge Cluster Competition

Aircraft Seat Rails

Bishop GmbH has shrunk aircraft seat rails to 1 centimetre and tested new concepts made of aluminum and CFRPs. The result: the rails are lighter, more flexible, and stable. [more]

07.09.2012 |
Aircraft and Aircraft SystemsMaterialsEco-Efficiency

Analytical buckling analysis of composite structures

Development of highly efficient analysis methods describing the buckling and post-buckling behaviour of stiffened and unstiffened thin-walled composite structures under in-plane loads. [more]

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