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Development of advanced surface engineering techniques for future aerospace transmissions

Objective



No summary available CONSENSUS REPORT PRIVATE 1. Clear, verifiable and realistic objectives within the scope and objectives of the programme Objectives clearly defined. Project aims at improving fatigue properties through advanced surface engineering. 2. Progress beyond the state of the art and innovative character Complete description of state of the art. Innovation lies in the combination of materials and technologies. Key mechanical and microstrucutal factors affecting fatigue are addressed. 3. Scientific and technological quality of the proposal Large experimental programme. Detailed description of work content and detailed deliverables. 4. Quality of management and competence of the partnershipMutidisciplinary approach involving partners having high scientific and technological level. Adequate management plan and well structured proposal. 5. European dimension and related benefits Interactive work will strenghten ties between European helicopter manufacturers and their suppliers. 6. Economic, industrial, safety, social & environmental impacts Economical benefits and safety impacts by increase of fatigue resistance. 7. Exploitation policy - consistency with corporate strategy of the industrial participants Adequate exploitation is ensured by the composition of the consortium. 8. Other remarks: e.g. Cost estimation 77.7-7- Z:phoenixx,,

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

GKN Westland Helicopters Ltd.
Address
Westland Works
BA20 2YB Yeovil
United Kingdom

Participants (12)

Agusta Un' Azienda Finmeccanica SpA
Italy
Address
Via Giovanni Agusta 520
21017 Cascina Costa Di Samarate Varese
Aubert et Duval
France
Address
41,Rue De Villiers 41
92200 Neuilly-sur-seine
EUROCOPTER S.A.S.
France
Address
Aeroport International Marseille
13725 Marignane
EUROPEAN AERONAUTICS DEFENSE AND SPACE COMPANY EADS GIE
France
Address
Boulevard De Montmorency 37
75781 Paris
FAG OEM und Handel AG
Germany
Address
30,Georg-sch¢fer-strasse 30
97419 Schweinfurt
HISPANO-SUIZA SA
France
Address
Boulevard Louis Seguin, 18
Colombes
IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE
United Kingdom
Address
Exhibition Road
SW7 2BX London
Lucas Ltd
United Kingdom
Address
Stafford Road Fordhouses
WV10 7EH Wolverhampton
RHP Bearings Ltd
United Kingdom
Address
Northern Road
NG24 2JF Newark
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Germany
Address
150,Universit¢tsstraãe 150
44780 Bochum
UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM
United Kingdom
Address
Elms Road, Edgbaston
B15 2TT Birmingham
ZF Luftfahrtechnik GmbH
Germany
Address
40,Adelheidstrasse 40
88046 Calden