AFGROW European Training and Workshop 2018 proceedings and notes

Sponsored by ZHAW, the School of Engineering, Centre for Aviation, Winterthur, Switzerland

This was the third AFGROW European Workshop with 22 attendees representing the Industry and Academia. We would like to express our deepest thanks to Prof. Michel Guillaume for hosting the Workshop, as well as the ZHAW School of Engineering, Centre for Aviation for providing the Workshop location. The agenda for the Workshop is shown below:

8:00Welcome and Introductions
8:30AFGROW Release 5.3 (New Features and Capabilities)
9:30Discussion
10:00Break
10:15Spectrum Management Tool
11:00AFMAT Fracture Mechanics Database
11:30Using a Common Material Database with AFGROW
12:00Lunch
1:00Presentation (Pilatus – TBD)
1:45Break
2:00Challenges of Material Fatigue in the 21st Century – ZHAW, School of Engineering Michel Guillaume, Markus Gottier, Silvain Michel
3:15Break
3:30Discussion on Future Developments for AFGROW
4:00Discussion
4:30Adjourn

The Workshop provided an excellent opportunity for feedback from our European customers, and was a fantastic opportunity for colleagues to get together and discuss interesting developments in the Industry.

We will be considering these areas of interest for incorporation in future AFGROW releases. We will also provide feedback on our progress in each of these areas.

The Workshop presentations are available for download.

  1. Download ZHAW Welcome and Introduction presentation
  2. Download AFGROW Spectrum Manager 1.1 presentation
  3. Download The Redesigned AFMAT presentation
  4. Download Using a Common Material Database with AFGROW presentation
  5. Download Pilatus Review of Relevant Changes on Lug Model presentation
  6. Download Challenges of Material Fatigue in the 21th Century presentation