Experimental Methods in Aeronautics

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B9M38EML KZ 4 3P+1L Czech
The course is a substitute for:
Experimental Methods in Aviation and Aircraft Testing (2222044)
Department of Measurement

Introduction to the basic methods of measuring non-electrical quantities, procedures for conducting engineering experiments, evaluation and processing of data. Introduction to basic methods of aircraft specifics testing. Processing of individual labs and practical demonstrations of experimental techniques and procedures.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Motivational first introduction, overview of quantities, dimensional analysis, the organization of the experiment, safety, accuracy of measurement, uncertainty, the comparison of results of experiments and calculations

2. Data aquisition software for experiment control and data processing, basic instrumentation

3. Analog and digital signal processing, signal filtering

4. Sensors for measuring non-electrical values

5. Aerodynamics - tunnel force measurement, pressure measurement

6. Mechanics - strain gauge analysis

7. Mechanics - specifics of testing aircraft materials and assemblies, strength testing, buckling

8. Mechanics - Stress tests of aircraft structures, fatigue

9. Climatic resistance

10. Measurement of vibration and noise, experimental modal test, aeroelasticity

11. Flight Tests

12. Excursion - strength and fatigue testing

13. Excursion - testing of turbine engines

14. Evolution of aircraft structures testing methods

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Aerodynamics - basic pressure measurements

2. Aerodynamics - advanced measurements of flow fields

3. Strength - determination of basic strength properties of materials

4. Strength - application of strain gauges

5. Modal analysis

6. Noise

7. Nondestructive testing of structures

Study Objective:

Introduction to basic methods of aircraft specifics testing.

Study materials:

Polak, T. A., Pande, C.: Engineering Measurements Methods and Intrinsic Errors, Introduction to Aircraft Flight Test Engineering, Jeppesen

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Data valid to 2022-08-08
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