Aviation

The following is an excerpt from our client and partner list in the aviation sector, with short descriptions of project contents.

Clients and Partners

MAGNA STEYR Aerospace
FD-Composites GmbH
FH JOANNEUM Gesellschaft mbH, Institute for Aviation

Excerpt From Reference Projects

LH2 tank for aviation applications

Scope: Systems engineering support for a LH2 tank (-253°C) for an aviation application (ca. 25kg LH2 for a fuel cell), managing project team, interfacing with end client

With the development team: Review of technical and normative specifications, development planning, development and evaluation of various system concepts (including make-or-buy) and system level analyses, development of subsystem specifications in close consultation with the end clients, safety analyses (FMECA), test and verification planning in accordance with EUROCAE ED 14, cost planning

Applicable standards: ABD, EUROCAE 

Aluminium rotor blade for gyrocopter

Scope: Systems Engineering support; Development planning and work package descriptions for Austrian Research Promotion (FFG) projects, agreeing work packages with development partners/suppliers, scheduling, FFG application, design concept for an economical aluminium rotor blade

With the development team: Development and evaluation of rotor blade concepts, support with design and development, development and verification planning

Internships and research degree theses

We support and sponsor academic projects, bachelor and diploma theses in a wide range of subject areas, in particular aerospace structures, project managment and systems engineering for the aerospace sector.

Space

The following is an excerpt from our client list in the space sector, with short descriptions of project contents.

Clients and Partners

MAGNA STEYR Aerospace
Carinthian Tech Research AG
ENPULSION GmbH
FOTEC Forschungs- und Technologietransfer GmbH
SAB Aerospace s.r.o.
Silicon Austria Labs GmbH
TTTech Computertechnik AG

Excerpt From Reference Projects

Industrialization of laser ignition system for the Ariane 6 launch vehicle

Scope: Systems engineering for further development of the CTR HiPoLas® laser ignition system for the Ariane 6 cryogenic upper stage

With the development team: Further development of an existing laser ignition system for space applications based on client and normative requirements (ECSS), interdisciplinary development support, industrialization of the product for series production, development and cost planning, safety analyses (FMECA), drawing up product and development documentation, development and implementation of configuration and change management, planning and implementation of verification tests, support with establishing an industry partnership for electronics development and series production

Applicable standards: Airbus, ECSS

Industrialization of ion thrusters

Scope: Support with development in industrialization of ion thrusters, development and implementation of quality and product assurance organization

With the development team: Industrialization of various ion thruster systems for series production, interdisciplinary support with development (design, calculation, trade-offs etc), safety analyses (FMECA), product and development documentation, GSE (Ground Support Equipment) development, development and implementation of quality and product assurance organization

Applicable standards: ECSS

Systems engineering for real-time network systems

Scope: Systems engineering support, development of technical product specifications, inputs to development planning and project costing

With the development team: Systems engineering support for adaptation of real-time network systems for space applications, development of system and subsystem specifications, interdisciplinary support with development, inputs on development and project costing (product tree, work breakdown structure, work package descriptions), support with bid preparation

Applicable standards: ECSS

Transport

The following is an excerpt from our client list in the transport sector, with short descriptions of project contents.

Clients and Partners

CARVATECH Karosserie und Kabinenbau GmbH
Scheuwimmer Fahrzeugbau GmbH
System 7 – Railsupport GmbH
Lohnerwerke GmbH

Excerpt From Reference Projects

Automated People Mover (USA, South America, UK and Russia)

Scope: Systems engineering support, interdisciplinary development support, identification and implementation of normative requirements, development planning, system analyses, technical documentation, verification tests, interfaces with designated bodies and clients, quality and product assurance, change management

With the development team: Support with bid preparation, standards analysis and application (EU v. US), development and construction, technical documentation, subsystem specifications for HVACs for passenger and electronic compartments, door drive and locking systems, bellows, interior lighting, glazing, seats, coating, structural components in glass fibre reinforced plastic (GRP), verification planning and testing (e.g. fire tests, cooling performance, etc.) and factory acceptance tests (FATs); safety analyses (FMECA); operating and maintenance manuals; interface to suppliers (including audits), notified bodies and clients

Applicable standards: ANSI/ASCE, NFPA, ASTM, ASHRAE, EN, ISO

Structural analysis of cable car

Scope: Support with definition of structural concept, FE analyses, calculations report for licensing

With the development team/partner: Structural design inputs; linear static and fatigue element analyses; structural design of the vehicle, door panels, glazing, bonded joints, stanchions, jacking points; definition of inspection points on cabins and chassis; interface to notified body

Applicable standards: EN

Stiffness optimization of semitrailers

Scope: FE analyses for stiffness optimization

With the development team: Optimization of existing frame designs

Vibrational characteristics of an electric scooter

Scope: Rigidity and resonant frequency analyses, inputs to mechanical design of the main frame

With the development team: Stiffness testing, support with development of frame design

Mechanical Engineering

The following is an excerpt from our client list in the mechanical engineering sector, with short descriptions of project contents.

Clients and Partners

Braun Maschinenfabrik GmbH
Prager GmbH

Excerpt From Reference Projects

Vibration engineering optimization of heavy-duty production machinery

Scope: Investigation and optimization of dynamic behaviour of heavy-duty production machinery, support with development, resonant frequency and stiffness analyses, planning and implementation of verification tests

With the development team: Design optimization of existing plant, support with new development, tests to verify analysis results

Applied R&D

The following is an excerpt from our client list in the applied R&D sector, with short descriptions of project contents.

Clients and Partners

MAGNA STEYR Aerospace
Carinthian Tech Research AG
ENPULSION GmbH
FOTEC Forschungs- und Technologietransfer GmbH
Improve Process Analytics and Control GmbH
Silicon Austria Labs GmbH

Excerpt From Reference Projects

Industrialization of laser ignition system for the Ariane 6 launch vehicle

Scope: Systems engineering for further development of the CTR HiPoLas® laser ignition system for the Ariane 6 cryogenic upper stage

With the development team: Further development of an existing laser ignition system for space applications based on client and normative requirements (ECSS), interdisciplinary development support, industrialization of the product for series production, development and cost planning, safety analyses (FMECA), drawing up product and development documentation, development and implementation of configuration and change management, planning and implementation of verification tests, support with establishing an industry partnership for electronics development and series production

Applicable standards: Airbus, ECSS

Industrialization of ion thrusters

Scope: Support with development in industrialization of ion thrusters, development and implementation of quality and product assurance organization

With the development team: Industrialization of an existing ion thruster for series production, interdisciplinary support with development (design, calculation, trade-offs etc), safety analyses (FMECA), product and development documentation, GSE (Ground Support Equipment) development, development and implementation of quality and product assurance organization

Applicable standards: ECSS

LH2 tank for aviation applications

Scope: Systems engineering support for a LH2 tank (-253°C) for an aviation application (ca. 25kg LH2 for a fuel cell), managing project team, interfacing with end client

With the development team: Review of technical and normative specifications, development planning, development and evaluation of various system concepts (including make-or-buy) and system level analyses, development of subsystem specifications in close consultation with the end clients, safety analyses (FMECA), test and verification planning in accordance with EUROCAE ED 14, cost planning

Applicable standards: ABD, EUROCAE 

 

Energy

The following is an excerpt from our client list in the energy sector, with short descriptions of project contents.

Clients and Partners

Braun Maschinenfabrik GmbH

Excerpt From Reference Projects

Preliminary design of hydro-mechanical equipment

Scope: General support with development, preliminary design and structural analysis of weir systems (particularly single and multiple flap radial gates), linings and main load bearing structures

With the development team: Development of complex weir structures and systems, design of main components, design and cost trade-offs

Preliminary design of high pressure outlet gates

Scope: General support with development, preliminary design and structural analysis of lower outlet gates for dams and flood barriers

With the development team: Development of high-pressure lower outlet gates, design of main components, design and cost trade-offs