Theses and Projects

Cabin Interior and non-electric Systems
  • Optimierung der Installation von Großkomponenten in der Kabine des Airbus A380 (completed April 2009)
  • Methoden zur Modellierung von Flugzeuginstandhaltung (completed August 2009)
  • Investigation on the LEAN PRODUCTION Concept in Aircraft Industry: Potentials and Applicability in the Final Assembly Line (completed April 2010)
  • Simulation environment for a model-based validation of functional specifications of the ventilation system of commercial aircraft (completed July 2010)
  • Methodical development and construction of a self sustained bar unit for a passenger aircraft cabin(completed December 2010)
  • Optimisation of a joining device for aircraft lavatories (completed July 2011)
  • Investigation on Project Management Concepts in Aircraft Industry: Lead Time Development and Reduction in the Fuselage and Cabin Customization Process (completed September 2012)
  • Investigation on alternative and efficient manufacturing processes for mechanical components of an in-flight entertainment system by taking the example of an 10 inch monitor lift (completed September 2013)
  • Requirements-based development of variety optimised and modular lavatory doors in commercial aircraft (completed March 2014)
  • Design of adhesive bonded reinforcements for a passenger door arrangement (completed June 2014)
  • Functionally integrated components for aircraft cabins Concepts for design and manufacture (completed January 2016)
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Cabin Electrical Systems and Lighting
  • Evaluierung der Mikro-Brennstoffzellentechnologie für die elektrische Versorgung von Flugzeugsystemen (completed April 2009)
  • Lighting technology using laser diodes Scope and limitations for applications in aircraft (in progress)
  • Design and Evaluation of Energy Conversion Concepts for Autonomous Aircraft Galleys (completed January 2015)
  • Development of an Energy Consumption Labelling Scheme for Electrical Loads in Aircraft Galleys (completed August 2015)
  • Methodology for the industrialization and certification of an electrical appliance in aircraft galleys (in progress)
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Cabin Avionics, Communication-, Information- and Entertainment-Systems
  • Interconnection Technology and Optical Network Architecture in Aircraft (completed May 2011)
  • Rapid prototyping of a handset with novel humnan machine interface concept (in progress)
  • Design of a validation concept for surfaces of signage systems and touch panels in aircraft cabin (completed December 2011)
  • Analysis and validation of possible applications for automated wireless data transfer by means of a Remote Maintenance Unit (completed January 2013)
  • Analysis and optimisation of tools and methods for strategic product planning of cabin systems for business and passenger aircraft (completed May 2012)
  • Requirements analysis and system design for Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) of aircraft equipment using the example of the First Aid Kit (completed January 2014)
  • RFID Aircraft Parts Marking: Implementation of an Evaluation System and Guidelines for Performance Test (completed August 2014)
  • Approach for using commercial off-the-shelf components in electronic aircraft systems to accomplish DAL-A functions (completed March 2015)
  • Cabin Management System (A380 CIDS) - Starting up the system and developing procedures and scenarios for teaching (completed July 2015)
  • Evaluation of data network architectures for a cabin core system platform (vacant)
  • Assessment of electrical and information technology system installations at passenger seat (vacant)
  • Functionally integrated components foraircraft cabins Concepts for design and manufacture (completed January 2016)
  • Analysis and design of an inter-domain communication in the aircraft data network (completed April 2016)
  • Integration of a Li-Fi system in an existing aircraft cabin infrastructure (in progress)
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Cabin and Passenger Process Chains including Safety & Security
  • Investigations about a Passenger Service Concept based on Near Field Communication: Potentialities in the Aircraft Cabin (completed September 2009)
  • Investigations on the modelling of cabin processes by taking the example of reconfiguration and maintenance of seat and PSU (completed July 2011)
  • Modeling and simulation of a conditional access system for aircraft (completed October 2013)
  • @Seat Service: A cyber-physical Journey (completed January 2016)
  • Utilisation concepts for NFC interfaces at passenger seat for novel electronic services (in progress)
  • Integration of RFID-based pre-flight inspection of emergency equipment in a cabin management system (completed August 2016)
  • Risk management approaches for safety- and security-critical systems in various industries (completed July 2016)
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Model-Based Requirements-Engineering (MBRE)
  • Integration of model-based methods into the development process of hybrid aircraft control systems by taking the example of the ventilation control system (completed December 2011)
  • Methodology for Model-Based Systems Engineering by taking the Example of the Cabin Core System (completed April 2012)
  • Studies on the applicability of a model-based requirements engineering approach for cabin systems (completed September 2009)
  • Entwicklung einer ganzheitlichen Entwurfs- und Analyse-Methodik für innovative Flugzeugsystem-Architekturen (completed April 2012)
  • Studies on the applicability of a model-based System Security Engineering Process for Cabin Systems (in progress)
  • Conceptional Analysis and Definition of a Future Gatelink System (in progress)
  • Modeling of an improved addressing scheme for component identifiers within aircraft configuration management (completed April 2013)
  • Modeling and simulation of an access control system for aircraft (completed September 2013)
  • Implementation and application of model-based methods for system integration using the example of the water/waste system (completed July 2014)
  • Model-based requirements elicitation on a tier 1 supplier level for the design of a modular aircraft cabin entrance area (in progress)
  • ARINC 822 - Modelling a Future Gatelink on Muliti-System Level (completed July 2014)
  • Studies on the optimisation of test procedures under consideration of individual test requirements and test models (completed July 2015)
  • Studies on the convertibility of modeled system information from system design phase into system integration phase (completed July 2015)
  • Model-based Fault Injection Method for Functional Safety Analyses (in progress)
  • Methodology for abstraction of requirements for intelligent traffic management systems starting from existing V2X technology (completed August 2016)
  • Studies on variant modeling with SysML for system behavior (in progress)
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