Conceptual studies and basic design of: gearbox families and family 1 engines and electronic control systems to answer the needs of complete industrial vehicle ranges
Definition and description of fire phenomena in tunnels for rail and road traffic, in conjunction with variations of tunnel geometry, ventilation conditions as well as quantity and configuration of fire load
Investigation of novel approaches to the organisation of airflow, fuel injection and combustion in a high specific output multi-application, high speed diesel engine (power range: 50-2000 bhp)
A concept for the design and production of mixed analogue/ digital application-specific integrated circuits (asics). goal: achieve high performance functions on short channel cmos processes in a technology independent design style.
Building and testing of products which will provide a new generation of public information systems
Development of resins, fibre pre-form technology, handling and manufacturing equipment and associated process engineering to demonstrate the manufacture of structural components with fibre volume fractions.
Development of a european enabling technology for digital television at bit rates up to about 10mbit/s, including the development of related microelectronics.
Provide the process industry with solutions incorporating the latest technological developments of production control at a reasonable cost, via product definition strategy allowing usage/development cost sharing and maintenance.
There exists a growing need to evaluate potential risks from industrial laser applications and develop necessary safety techniques/equipment. This project should result in safe equipment/workstations for industrial laser applications.
Identify and mobilise r & d actions leading to european competences for the production and exploitation of fibres designed for the reinforcement of composite materials at temperatures > 1500 deg.C (for full multiannual rde project)