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Aeronautics, Naval and Railway Vehicles


  • Mathematical modeling and simulations
  • Development of innovative operational concepts
  • Aircraft design and aerodynamic optimization
  • Advanced tools & avionics
  • Life-cycle (cost) assessment
  • Safety, security and environmental aspects
  • Airspace integration aspects
  • Demand and business modelling
  • Fatigue, reliability and life time analyses
  • CFD analysis (Computational Fluid Dynamics)
  • NVH (Noise, Vibration and Harshness), aeroacoustics
  • UAV design and flight simulation

Naval Architecture

  • Floatation, Stability and Structural design
  • Hull form optimisation
  • Powering
  • Ships’ machinery design
  • Ship motions
  • Regulations
  • Pleasure craft design (sailing and power)
  • Development of manoeuvring simulator
  • Measurements on inland vessels

Rail Vehicles

  • Railway vehicle design and construction
  • Railway vehicle braking processes
  • Track/vehicle system dynamics
  • Vehicle system dynamics
  • Railway drive technique
  • Vehicle system reliability
  • Dynamics and energetics of train motion
  • Development of track qualification vehicle
  • Wheel/rail wear processes, running stability and safety

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