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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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    by Kateryna Synylo, Ralf Kurtenbach, Peter Wiesen, Oleksandr Zaporozhets 
    Abstract: Although airports provide several benefits for our society, communities in the vicinity of airports are subjected to the deterioration of air quality. This environmental problem is becoming greater because of increasing air traffic, which is quite often associated with the expansion of airports and the continuous growth of moving closer and closer to airports. The analysis of emission inventories from major European and Ukrainian airports has highlighted, that aircraft are the dominant source of air pollution in most cases considered. To assess the impact of aircraft engine emissions to LAQ it is important to recall some features, which define emission and dispersion parameters of the source. The complex model PolEmiCa provides the dispersion (Pollution) and inventory (Emission) calculations for the aircraft engine emission during the LTO-cycle of the aircraft movement inside the airport area. This paper is devoted to the validation of the complex model PolEmiCa using the results of a measurement campaign at Athens International airport.
    Keywords: air pollution; aircraft engine emission; emission index; local air quality; exhaust gases jet; concentration.

  • Obstacle Detection and Collision Avoidance Using Indoor Quadrocopter   Order a copy of this article
    by Emre Kiyak, Gokhan Gol, Tahir Hikmet Karakoc 
    Abstract: In this paper, autonomous control of rotary-wing unmanned aerial vehicle is provided by avoiding obstacles indoor area. There are many GPS-based studies on controlling of quadrocopter in outdoor area in available studies. This paper unlike others provides that quadrocopter is controlled with Fuzzy and PID control techniques indoor area autonomously. This study is performed with integration the obstacle avoidance algorithm used in land robot into our system. Successful results is obtained by being tested the application in real life.
    Keywords: quadrocopter; obstacle avoidance; fuzzy controller; PID controller.