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Third generation digital fluid management system

Project information

Grant agreement ID: G4RD-CT-2002-00769

  • Start date

    1 October 2002

  • End date

    31 May 2006

Funded under:

FP5-GROWTH

  • Overall budget:

    € 4 219 640

  • EU contribution

    € 2 488 108

Coordinated by:

AUTOFLUG GMBH

Germany

Objective

Definition of a third generation liquid management system for aircraft based on smart distributed components to improve system reliability and availability together with a reduction of weight and operating cost. The project covers the following objectives: Fuel system requirements analysis; comparative analysis of available bus systems; definition of a fail safe bus communication protocol; digitising of components and sensors; definition of a common central processing unit for all components; centralised and distributed diagnosis and built in test; definition of stand alone subsystems; definition of the Fuel Computer; development of a simulation system for liquid management system and component performance investigation; provision of sample equipment; validation of the performance by fuel wet test on a rig; provision of design guidelines and certification aspects for the component manufactures.

Coordinator

AUTOFLUG GMBH

Address

Industriestrasse 10
22869 Schenefeld Bez Hamburg

Germany

Participants (9)

AIRBUS UK LIMITED

United Kingdom

ASG-LUFTFAHRTTECHNIK UND SENSORIK GMBH

Germany

BRNO UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

Czechia

CZECH SPACE RESEARCH CENTRE, SPOL. S.R.O.

Czechia

EUROCOPTER DEUTSCHLAND GMBH

Germany

GOODRICH ACTUATION SYSTEMS SAS

France

SECONDO MONA SPA

Italy

UNIVERSIDAD COMPLUTENSE DE MADRID

Spain

UNIVERSITY OF ALCALA

Spain

Project information

Grant agreement ID: G4RD-CT-2002-00769

  • Start date

    1 October 2002

  • End date

    31 May 2006

Funded under:

FP5-GROWTH

  • Overall budget:

    € 4 219 640

  • EU contribution

    € 2 488 108

Coordinated by:

AUTOFLUG GMBH

Germany