Research

Research fields at the Institute of Aircraft Design

Fields of research

In the following, the research areas of the institute are presented. For further information, please follow the links or contact the responsible staff directly.

Design Theory and Similarity Mechanics

  • design automation
  • design analysis and evaluation
  • automated cabling and piping

Manufacturing Technologies

  • fibre composite technology
  • additive manufacturing processes
  • sandwich structures

Aircraft Design

  • aircraft projects
  • unmanned
  • analytical aircraft design

Lightweight Design and Simulation

  • composite simulation methods
  • lightweight construction and structural computation
  • process simulation

Wind Energy

  • test & measurement
  • concept design and system simulation
  • control, optimization and monitoring
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