4th Annual Student Conference and Workshop

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Aircraft Engineering: the interplay between Design and Operations 23-24 January 2014

Synopsis:

This conference seeks to explore the role of aircraft engineering applications in aircraft design, operations, and maintenance. Aspects of educating, training, and employing aircraft engineers are brought to the fore by various presentations and talks from industry expertise and academic professionals.

 

Conference programme

Day 1 – Thursday 23 January (Lecture Theatre — Brahan Building)

 

Time

Event

8:30 – 9:00

Registration at Brahan Lecture Theatre

9:00 – 9:30

Welcome – Jamie Robb (BEng Hon. Aircraft Engineering)

9:30 – 10:00

Keynote Speaker (Prof. Andrew Rae)

10:15 – 10:45

Speaker 1 From Cranfield University

10:45 – 11:00

Break

11:00 – 12:30

Students Presentations (6 presentations)

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 14:15

Speaker 2 From Royal Aeronautical Society

14:30 – 15:15

Speaker 3 From Aircraft Engineering Department

15:15 – 15:30

Break

15:30 – 16:30

Student activity:

· Selection for Piloting RCM Helicopter (student competition)

· Selection for the Royal Aeronautical Society Aero-challenge (student quiz)

 

 

 

 

Day 2 – Friday 24 January (Lecture Theatre — Brahan Building)

 

Time

Event

9:00 – 9:30

Reception (tea/coffee) at Brahan Lecture Theatre

9:30 – 9:45

Briefing

9:45 – 11:00

Workshops (1. Numerical and experimental tools for aircraft design, 2. Airport operation technology, 3. RAF engineering selection

11:00 – 11:15

Break

11:15 – 12:30

Workshop presentation

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 14:00

Presentation and demonstration of Flying RCM Helicopter: Calum Aird

14:00 – 14:30

Briefing and introduction to RCM Competition

14:30 – 15:30

RMC Student Competition

15:30 – 16:00

Prize Draw and Conclusion

16:00

End of Event

 

Registration

Our conference is free to attend, but priority for spaces goes to our students. Please register your interest in attending the conference here.

 

Conference Coordinators:

Bassam Rakhshani

E: bassam.rakhshani.perth@uhi.ac.uk

T: 01738 877845

 

 

Jamie Robb

E: 10001181@uhi.ac.uk

T: 07896217307