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22 Oct 2014
Leading Canada:
Aerospace Engineering Education and
Research at Carleton University
CARIC & OCE 15 Jan 2015
Daniel Feszty, PhD, PEng
Director of Aerospace Research Unit
Carleton University
Canadian leader in aerospace education & research
- many “firsts” in the field:
- 1988: first “Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering” program in Canada
- 1992: first team-based final year project in aerospace engineering
- largest undergraduate aerospace program in Canada (125 students/year)
Stream A:
Aerodynamics,
Stream B:
Structures
Stream C:
Avionics
Stream D:
Space
- largest graduate aerospace population in Canada (80 graduate students)
- first undergraduate course on rotorcraft in Canada
- first Whirl Tower facilit(ies) in Canada
- first American Helicopter Society student chapter in Canada (20 students)
- etc, etc.
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concentrates aerospace researchers at Carleton University
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created to enhance visibility of Aerospace Research at Carleton University
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30+ faculty members + more than 80 research students
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among largest aerospace research centres in the academia in Canada
http://www.carletonaerospace.org/
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S. Sjolander
M. Yaras
H. Sarawannamooto
T. Kaya
J. Etele
E. Ellery
J. Rocha
P. Liu
M. Martinez
J. Laliberte
M. Ahmadi
P. Straznicky
C. Scaini
C. Rans
J. Goldak
A. Artemev
H. Saari
F. Nitzsche
D. Feszty
R. Langlois
F. Afagh
E. Matida
C. Merrett
gas turbine aerodynamics – passive flow control
gas turbine aerodynamics – separation bubbles, transition
gas turbine engines, aerodynamics
spacecraft design and heat transfer
rocket-based combined cycle engines, UAV quadcopters
space robotics and rovers
aerospace acoustics and noise control
health monitoring and diagnostics
active fibre composites, health monitoring
composite materials, UAV aircraft
aerospace robotics and control
UAV aircraft, composites, structures
avionics, UAV aircraft
composite materials
casting and welding of aerospace materials
FEM modeling of active fibre composistes
high temperature materials for gas turbines
rotorcraft vibration and noise control, aeroelasticity
rotorcraft vibration and noise control, aerodynamics
helicopter – ship interaction, dynamics, simulators
helicopter – ship interaction,structures
rotorcraft BVI, aerodynamics of particulate matters
aeroservoelasticity
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CarletonAerospace
Some of the interdisciplinary research expertise
OBSTACLE DETECTION FOR UAV’s
School of Information Technology
Whitehead
INSECT FLIGHT / MICRO AIR VEHICLES
Department of Biology
Dawson
PILOT LOAD / COGNITIVE SCIENCE
Department of Psychology
Systems & Computer Engineering
- Intelligent systems
Herdman
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Research Facilities
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Research Facilities
Wind Tunnels
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7 wind tunnels, covering wide range in size and speed
new 1.25 million wind tunnel currently under construction
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Research Facilities
Water Channel
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allows testing at higher Reynolds numbers
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Other research strengths (highlights)
UAV aircraft design and testing
The Carleton UAV project has 12 years history and aims to build UAV aircraft for
geomagnetic survey for Ottawa-based Sanders Geophysics Ltd.
YouTube
GeoSurv II
Corvus UAS
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Other research strengths (highlights)
Pratt & Whitney PT6 Gas Turbine
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4 unique research strengths
Space Robotics
Flight simulation
Rotorcraft research
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unique in Canada
CRC
Mars Rover: CSA
largest in Canada
7 simulators
cross-disciplinary
unique in Canada
vibration, noise, MAV
only undergraduate
Intelligent Aircraft
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next big thing
big data management
SNG: Langis Roy
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4 unique research strengths
Space Robotics
Flight simulation
Rotorcraft research
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unique in Canada
CRC
Mars Rover: CSA
largest in Canada
7 simulators
cross-disciplinary
unique in Canada
vibration, noise, MAV
only undergraduate
Intelligent Aircraft
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next big thing
big data management
SNG: Langis Roy
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Space Robotics & systems
Satellite laboratory
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Space Robotics & systems
Satellite laboratory
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Space Robotics & systems
Planetary rover & spacecraft
Mars rover built at Carleton University by Prof. Ellery’s team in collaboration with the
Canadian Space Agency (CSA).
Rocket-based combined cycle engine concept
developed by Prof. Etele, which is to be tested
by the Japanese Space Agency (JAXA)
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4 unique research strengths
Space Robotics
Flight simulation
Rotorcraft research
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unique in Canada
CRC
Mars Rover: CSA
largest in Canada
7 simulators
cross-disciplinary
unique in Canada
vibration, noise, MAV
only undergraduate
Intelligent Aircraft
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next big thing
big data management
SNG: Langis Roy
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Flight Simulators
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Flight Simulators
CH-146 Griffon
Cessna
Sensics hekmet
mounted system
CF-18
Broad-angle display system
FaceLAB eyetracking system
UAV test bed
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Flight Simulators
Carleton University Simulator Project (CUSP)
This 6-degree of freedom simulator will allow reproducing 360 degree roll maneuvers in a ground-based environment.
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Flight Simulators
Carleton University Simulator Project (CUSP)
This 6-degree of freedom simulator will allow reproducing 360 degree roll maneuvers in a ground-based environment.
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4 unique research strengths
Space Robotics
Flight simulation
Rotorcraft research
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unique in Canada
CRC
Mars Rover: CSA
largest in Canada
7 simulators
cross-disciplinary
unique in Canada
vibration, noise, MAV
only undergraduate
Intelligent Aircraft
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next big thing
big data management
SNG: Langis Roy
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Rotorcraft Research
Carleton Whirl Tower Facility
Discovery Channel – Daily Planet 10 April 2013
YouTube
Video
High RPM facility
Low RPM facility
(helicopter – shipboard interaction
testing)
The Carleton Whirl Tower facility is the only such facility in Canada. It allows centrifugal testing
of scaled helicopter rotors with actively controlled systems for vibration and noise control.
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Rotorcraft Research
Active Pitch Link: first in world
Fan: mimics vibration from
forward flight
Rotorcraft Research
Scaled blade design: dynamic similarity
Scaled blade FEM design, manufacturing,
instrumentation and testing (first in Canada)
Rotorcraft Research
Blade manufacturing
Rotorcraft Research
Scaled rotor designed and manufacturing: first in Canada
Summary
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CarletonAerospace:
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oldest and largest aerospace educational program in Canada (~580 students)
largest aerospace academic research centre in Canada (30 professors)
builds upon Carleton’s track record (1st) in aerospace research & education
unique historic strengths in: Space Robotics, Flight Simulations, Rotorcraft
Leading new area: intelligent aircraft
www.carletonaerospace.org
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