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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Experimental Methods in Aviation and Aircraft Testing

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2222044 KZ 4 3P+1C Czech
Lecturer:
Tomáš Čenský
Tutor:
Tomáš Čenský
Supervisor:
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Synopsis:

Introduction to the basic methods of airplane testing, procedures for conducting engineering experiments, specific issues of aircraft structure testing. Processing independent labs and practical demonstrations of experimental techniques and procedures.

Requirements:

Strength of Materials I Alfa, Strength of Materials II Alfa, Physics I Alfa, Physics II Alfa

Syllabus of lectures:

Aerodynamics ? wind tunnel force measurements

Aerodynamics ? wind tunnel pressure measurements

Mechanics - aerospace materials and assemblies testing

Mechanics - strength tests of aircraft structure, buckling of structures

Mechanics - strength test of aircraft structures, fatigue

Mechanics ? strain gauges

Mechanics - Non-destructive testing of structures (NDT)

Climatic resistance

Experimental modal testing, aeroelasticity

Flight tests

Noise

Syllabus of tutorials:

Wind tunnel measurement on the wing model

Strength test - reinforced panel buckling

Strength test - aluminium structure buckling

Strain gauge use

Non-destructive testing (NDT)

Experimental modal test of a fin

Study Objective:

Introduction to basic experimental techniques used in practice of aircraft testing and proving their airworthiness. Students will become familiar mainly with aerodynamic, strength, fatigue and aeroelastic testing of an aircraft.

Study materials:

-Lee, Yung-Li, Jwo Pan, Richard Hathaway, and Mark Barkey. Fatigue Testing and Analysis: Theory and Practice. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2005

-Wheeler, Anthony J., and Ahmad R. Ganji. Introduction to Engineering Experimentation. 3rd ed. Boston: Prentice Hall, 2010

-Introduction to Aircraft Flight Test Engineering, Jeppesen

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
roomKN:A-209
Čenský T.
14:15–16:45
(lecture parallel1)
Karlovo nám.
Učebna KA209 12122
roomKN:A-209
Čenský T.
16:45–17:30
(parallel nr.1)
Karlovo nám.
Učebna KA209 12122
Tue
Fri
Thu
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-01-28
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet5247306.html