Topic Areas

ICAS 2018 TOPIC AREAS

1. Aircraft Design and Integrated Systems
– Commercial Transport Aircraft
– Military Aircraft and Missiles
– Non-conventional Aviation Systems and Concepts
– Unmanned Air Vehicles
– Hypersonic Aircraft
– Rotorcraft
– Sailplanes and Ultra light Aircraft
– Multi-Disciplinary Optimization
– Design for Survivability
– Design Education
– Life Cycle Value

2. Systems Engineering and Integration
– Systems Engineering
– Systems Integration
– System of Systems
– Engineering Management
– Distributed Development
– Model Based Development
– Integrated Product and Process Development
– Design Methodology
– Industrial Internet of Things

3. Aerodynamics
– Subsonic
– Transonic and Supersonic
– Hypersonic Aerothermodynamics
– High Angle of Attack, High Lift
– Computational Fluid Dynamics
– Flow Stability, Transition and Turbulence
– Wind Tunnel and Flight Testing
– Experimental Facilities and Techniques
– Aero acoustics and Reduction of Noise
– Flow Control
– Biologically-inspired flight

4. Materials and Structures
– Composite Materials and Structures
– Applications and Issues
– Metallic Alloys
– High Temperature Materials and Structures
– Structural Mechanics
– Fatigue and Damage Tolerance
– Structural Dynamics and Aeroelasticity
– Dynamic Loading, Acoustic Loading and Impact
– Structural Testing
– Nanotechnology

5. Propulsion and Energy
– Propellers and Fans
– Hypersonic Propulsion
– Inlets and Nozzles
– Propulsion / Airframe Integration
– Noise and Emissions
– Experimental Facilities and Techniques
– Electric Propulsion
– Alternative Fuels

6. Flight Dynamics and Control
– Flight Dynamics
– Control Techniques and Systems
– Aircraft Handling Qualities
– Flight Testing and Simulation
– Performance and Trajectory Optimization
– Missiles Guidance
– Autonomous Operations
– Neural Networks
– System and Parameter Identification

7. Systems, Subsystems and Equipment
– Integration of Equipment Systems
– Power Optimised Aircraft Systems
– Electrical, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems
– Avionic Systems
– Landing Gear and Braking Systems
– Auxiliary and Emergency Power Generation
– Aircraft Fuel Systems
– Lightning, Cabin and Water/Waste
– Ice and Rain Protection
– Advanced Sensor Systems
– Emergency Systems
– Aircraft Systems Testing

8. Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management
– Supply Chain Management
– CAD/ CAM and Computer Integrated Manufacturing
– Information System Technology/ 3D Printing
– Robotics
– Automated and Assistive Technologies
– Cognitive Manufacturing
– Total Quality Management

9. Air Transport System Efficiency
– Aircraft Operation
– Flight Management
– ATM and Airspace Capacity
– Weather Effects
– Airport Capacity
– Intermodality Issues

10. Safety and Security
– Accident Prevention
– Accident Survivability, Crashworthiness
– Human Factors
– Airworthiness and Certification
– Ageing Aircraft
– Aviation Medicine
– Airborne Aircraft Security
– Airport Security
– Cyber Security

11. Operations and Sustainment
– Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul
– Reliability and Maintainability
– Logistics and Through-life Support
– Reliability and Risk
– Extreme Environmental Conditions
– Continuing Airworthiness
– Ageing Systems and Upgrade
– Total Lifecycle Analysis
– Customer and Product Support

Please submit your abstract at
www.icas.org