£2.7M project announced to help transport equipment manufacturing sector innovation @DerbyUni @DerbyUniIISE

 Companies involved in road, rail and aerospace equipment manufacture can apply for research and innovation help from a £1.3million fund, financed via the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership. The ‘Catalysing Growth through Research for Transport Equipment Manufacturing’ project will be delivered by the University of Derby and Loughborough University. It will cost £2.7m in total – […]

Major £20.3M support programme for SMEs announced by University consortium of Derby, Nottingham and Nottingham Trent. @DerbyUni

Enabling Innovation From today, small businesses in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire will be able to access free innovation support as a result of a new £20.3m programme being run by three local universities. ‘Enabling Innovation’ is a three year collaborative programme involving the University of Derby, Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham, which will […]

A new aircraft architecture based on the ACHEON Coanda effect nozzle: flight model and energy evaluation

 Michele Trancossi, Mauro Madonia, Antonio Dumas, Diego Angeli, Chris Bingham, Shyam Sumanta Das, Francesco Grimaccia, Jose Pascoa Marques, Eliana Porreca, Tim Smith, Paul Stewart, Maharshi Subhash, Anna Sunol and Dean Vucinic, ‘A new aircraft architecture based on the ACHEON Coanda effect nozzle: flight model and energy evaluation’ Output from the EU Framework VII Project: ‘ACHEON’ […]

Low Carbon Airports: Toward a More Realistic, Cost-Effective, and Greener Ground Movement Through Active Routing—Part I: Optimal Speed Profile Generation

Chen, J. ; School of Engineering, University of Lincoln, Lincoln LN6 7TS, U.K. ; Weiszer, M. ; Stewart, P. ; Shabani, M. Among all airport operations, aircraft ground movement plays a key role in improving overall airport capacity as it links other airport operations. Moreover, ever-increasing air traffic, rising costs, and tighter environmental targets create […]