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, analysis and evaluation
  • automated cable routing and piping
  • artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques

Manufacturing Technologies

  • fibre composite technology
  • additive manufacturing processes
  • sandwich structures

Aircraft Design

  • Analytical Aircraft Design
  • Manned Aircraft Projects
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)

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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