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International Journal of Sustainable Aviation


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International Journal of Sustainable Aviation (2 papers in press)


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  • Determining The Mechanical Properties Of Sandwich Composite Materials for Aviation Applications   Order a copy of this article
    by Berke Turkkal, Arda Can Cinkilic, Sule Kapkin 
    Abstract: Flexure testing is one of the earliest means of evaluating stiffness and strength. This test is suggested to use in determination of the facing properties of the resistant materials. This study was carried out to perform bending test of sandwich constructions suitable for ASTM D7249/D7249M standards and to determine facing material properties of sandwich constructions through evaluating the experimental data. Performing and Conducting of the Test: This study was carried out with collaboration of the Istanbul University and Turkish Airlines Technic under privacy in order to determine the facing properties of the sandwich constructions and it includes experimental and numerical methods. The study was carried out based on accepted standards
    Keywords: ISSA; Sandwich Constructions; Aviation; Bending Tests; A-Basis Values; Long Beam Flexure.

  • Environmental Control System Analysis to Investigate The Indoor Air Quality of an Aircraft   Order a copy of this article
    by Cem Tahsin Yucer, Hakan Keskin 
    Abstract: Environmental control system (ECS) in aircraft provide comfortable environment for people and goods. The temperature, pressure and humidity are vital properties of indoor air in aircraft. In this study, the systems used for conditioning the indoor air of the aircraft are considered. The hot and pressurised air that came from the compressor of the engine is transferred to the cabin by changing some of its characteristics. Thus, the indoor air quality is controlled. This study analyses the ECS in aircraft. Some of these systems are cabin air conditioning, pressurization, humidity control and temperature control. When investigating these systems, some important values were obtained for ensuring the comfort and safety in the aircraft. Fresh air renewal period, strength for the skin panel, humidity formed in the cabin and heating demand were found to be 443 s, 84.8 kN/m2, 0.6 g/kg and 106.2 kW, respectively.
    Keywords: Indoor air quality; aircraft environmental control systems; indoor air conditioning.