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DREAM – valiDation of Radical Engine Architecture systeMs

Concept and Objectives: Since the publication of the ACARE goals, the commercial and political pressure to reduce CO2 has increased considerably. DREAM is the response of the aero-engine community to this pressure. The first major DREAM objective is to design, …

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FANTOM (Full-field advanced non destructive technique for on-line thermo-mechanical measurements on aeronautical structures)

Concept and Objectives: FANTOM proposes the development of an advanced NDT technique which combines thermography and holography/shearography which are both non-contact full-field optical techniques already applied in the aeronautical sector for composite structures inspection, each offering different advantages and disadvantages. …

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FFAST (Future fast aeroelastic simulation technologies)

Concept and Objectives: The upstream FFAST project addresses the topic Design Systems and Tools (AAT.2008.4.1.1) by developing, implementing and assessing a range of numerical simulation technologies to accelerate future aircraft design. Critical load identification methods and reduced order modelling techniques …

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FLEXA (Advanced flexible automation cell)

Concept and Objectives: Truly flexible automation of -low volume, -high value per part components, -managing quality assurance aspect throughout the value chain is a key research area for the manufacturing and production community in Europe. The FLEXA project has identified …

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FUTURE (Flutter-Free Turbomachinery Blades)

Concept and Objectives: FUTURE brings together European and international well reputed centres-of-excellence in order to reach major scientific & technical objectives in striving towards flutter-free turbomachine blades. By advancing the state-of-the-art in flutter prediction capabilities and design rules, the FUTURE …

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GLFEM (Generic linking of finite element based models)

Concept and Objectives: AREA aims to ensure cost efficiency in air transport focusing on reduction of aircraft acquisition costs. Innovative solutions and technologies must result in lower lead time and costs of the aircraft from design to production, with …

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Go4Hybrid – Grey Area Mitigation for Hybrid RANS-LES Methods

Concept and Objectives: The aeronautical industry lacks confidence in the accuracy of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) in areas of highly non-linear, unsteady flows close to the flight envelope borders, which demands advanced approaches and methods. The family of Hybrid RANS-LES …

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This project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 605414.

CAPPADOCIA focuses on research activities that address solely or mainly ACARE's SRIA goal of Cost-efficiency in Aeronautics and Air Transport.