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Investigation of Bird Strike criteria for Natural Laminar Flow wings

Objective

The BirdStrike project aims to establish a validated bird strike analysis capability, which enables the SFWA partners to simulate bird impact on a CFRP leading edge for a NLF wing. This will be achieved by setting up a combined program of test and analysis to determine the extent of damage and criteria to be applied to analyses of leading edge panels for NLF wings.
The main scientific and technical work comprises six main research objectives in agreement to the present Call for Proposals (CfP) topic:
1) Analysis of bird strikes on flat and representative curved panels at various angles of impact, using an existing bird impact model that will be provided by the SFWA Partners.
2) Design and analysis of a supporting frame for bird-strike impact tests on flat and representative curved panels.
3) Manufacturing of an agreed number of flat and representative curved panels that include supporting stringers, sparcaps or other structural features.
4) Completion of impact tests at various angles.
5) Validation of analyses and numerical models.
6) Delivery of a tool that can predict the extent of damage in a representative Composite LE geometry.

Field of science

  • /engineering and technology/materials engineering/composites/carbon fiber
  • /natural sciences/mathematics/pure mathematics/geometry

Call for proposal

SP1-JTI-CS-2011-03
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Funding Scheme

JTI-CS - Joint Technology Initiatives - Clean Sky

Coordinator

ISTRAM - INSTITUTE OF STRUCTURES AND ADVANCED MATERIALS
Address
Patron- Athinon 57
26441 Patras
Greece
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 120 240
Administrative Contact
George Lampeas (Prof.)

Participants (4)

POLITECNICO DI MILANO
Italy
EU contribution
€ 124 500
Address
Piazza Leonardo Da Vinci 32
20133 Milano
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Marco Anghileri (Prof.)
Dantec Dynamics GmbH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 52 500
Address
Kaessbohrerstrasse 18
89077 Ulm
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Hans Reinhard Schubach (Dr.)
RHEINISCH-WESTFAELISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE AACHEN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 129 600
Address
Templergraben 55
52062 Aachen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Hans-Guenther Reimerdes (Prof.)
CI COMPOSITE IMPULSE GMBH & CO
Germany
EU contribution
€ 172 500
Address
Kalthofs Park 10
58285 Gevelsberg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Arnd Eberhardt (Mr.)