Aircraft Fuel Systems by Roy, Chuck, Martin, and Lonnie

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Aircraft Fuel Systems by Roy, Chuck, Martin, and Lonnie

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Contents of Aircraft Fuel Systems

  • Review of Fuel Systems Issues
  • Basic Fuel System Characteristics and Functions
  • Fuel Quantity Measurement
  • Fuel Properties and Environmental Issues
  • The Fuel System Design and Development Process
  • Program Management
  • Design and Development Support Tools
  • Functional Maturity
  • Testing and Certification
  • Fuel System Examples and Future Technologies
  • Terminology
  • Fuel System Design Drivers
  • Design Drivers
  • Intended Aircraft Mission
  • Dispatch Reliability Goals
  • Fuel Tank Boundaries and Tank Location Issues
  • Measurement and Management System Functional Requirements
  • Electrical Power Management Architecture and Capacity
  • Identification and Mitigation of Safety Risks
  • Fuel System Risks
  • Fuel Storage
  • Tank Geometry and Location Issues for Commercial Aircraft
  • Operational Considerations
  • CG Shift due to Fuel Storage
  • Unusable Fuel
  • Fuel Tank Venting
  • Vent System Sizing
  • Military Aircraft Fuel Storage Issues
  • Drop Tanks and Conformal Tanks
  • Closed Vent Systems
  • Maintenance Considerations
  • Access
  • Contamination
  • Fuel System Functions of Commercial Aircraft
  • Refueling and Defueling
  • Pressure Refueling
  • Defueling
  • Engine and APU Feed
  • Feed Tank and Engine Location Effects
  • Feed Pumping Systems
  • Feed Tank Scavenging
  • Negative g Considerations
  • Crossfeed
  • Integrated Feed System Solution
  • Feed System Design Practices
  • Fuel Transfer
  • Fuel Burn Scheduling
  • Wing Load Alleviation
  • Fuel Transfer System Design Requirements
  • Fuel Jettison
  • Jettison System Example
  • Fuel Quantity Gauging
  • Architectural Considerations
  • Fuel Load Planning
  • Leak Detection
  • Fuel Management and Control
  • Refuel Distribution
  • In-flight Fuel Management
  • Fuel Management System Architecture Considerations
  • Flight Deck Displays, Warnings and Advisories
  • Ancillary Systems
  • Fuel System Functions of Military Aircraft and Helicopters
  • Refueling and Defueling
  • Pressure Refueling
  • Defueling
  • Engine and APU Feed
  • Fuel Transfer
  • Aerial Refueling
  • Design and Operational Issues Associated with Aerial Refueling
  • Flying Boom System
  • Probe and Drogue Systems
  • Fuel Measurement and Management Systems in Military Applications
  • KC- Aerial Refueling Tanker Fuel Measurement and Management System
  • Helicopter Fuel Systems
  • Fluid Mechanical Equipment
  • Ground Refueling and Defueling Equipment
  • Refueling and Defueling Adaptors
  • Refuel Shut-off Valves
  • Fuel Transfer Valves
  • Fuel Tank Venting and Pressurization Equipment
  • Aerial Refueling Equipment
  • The Flying Boom System Equipment
  • The Probe and Drogue System Equipment
  • Equipment Sizing
  • Valve Configuration and Pressure Drop Estimation
  • Fuel Pumps
  • Ejector Pumps
  • Motor-driven pumps
  • Fuel Measurement and Management Equipment
  • Fuel Gauging Sensor Technology
  • Capacitance Gauging
  • Ultrasonic Gauging
  • Density Sensor Technology
  • Level Sensing
  • Secondary Gauging
  • Harnesses
  • In-Tank Harnesses
  • Out-Tank Harnesses
  • Avionics Equipment
  • Requirements
  • Data Concentration
  • Avionics Integration
  • Integration of Fuel Management
  • Fuel Quantity Display
  • Fuel Properties
  • The Refinement Process
  • Fuel Specification Properties of Interest
  • Distillation Process Limits
  • Flashpoint
  • Vapor Pressure
  • Viscosity
  • Freeze Point
  • Density
  • Thermal Stability
  • Operational Considerations
  • Fuel Temperature Considerations – Feed and Transfer
  • Fuel Property Issues Associated with Quantity Gauging
  • Intrinsic Safety, Electro Magnetics and Electrostatics
  • Intrinsic Safety
  • Threats from Energy Storage within the Signal
  • Conditioning Avionics
  • Lightning
  • Threats from Induced Transients in Electronic Equipment
  • Protecting the Signal Conditioning Avionics from Lightning
  • EMI/HIRF
  • Threats from HIRF Energy Transfer
  • Protecting the Signal Conditioning Avionics from HIRF
  • Electrostatics
  • Fuel Tank Inerting
  • Early Military Inerting Systems
  • Current Technology Inerting Systems
  • Military Aircraft Inerting Systems
  • Commercial Aircraft Inerting Systems
  • Design Considerations for Open Vent Systems
  • Operational Issues with Permeable Membrane Inerting Systems
  • Fiber In-service Performance
  • Separator Performance Measurement
  • NEA Distribution
  • Design Development and Certification
  • Evolution of the Design and Development Process
  • System Design and Development – a Disciplined Methodology
  • The ‘V’ Diagram
  • Software Development
  • Program Management
  • Supplier Team Organization
  • Risk Management
  • Management Activities
  • Maturity Management
  • Installation Considerations
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Certification
  • Certification of Commercial Aircraft Fuel Systems
  • Flight Test Considerations
  • Certification of Military Aircraft Fuel Systems
  • Fuel System Icing Tests
  • Icing Test Rigs
  • Fuel Conditioning
  • Fuel System Design Examples
  • The Bombardier Global Express™
  • Fuel Storage
  • Fluid Mechanical System Design
  • Fuel Measurement and Management
  • Flight Deck Equipment
  • Operational Considerations
  • Embraer / Regional Jet
  • Fuel Storage and Venting
  • The Refuel and Defuel System
  • In-flight Operation
  • System Architecture
  • Fuel Quantity Gauging
  • In-service Maturity
  • The Boeing Wide-Bodied Airliner
  • Fuel Storage
  • Fluid-Mechanical System
  • Fuel Measurement and Management
  • The Airbus A Wide-Bodied Airliner
  • Fuel Storage
  • Fluid-Mechanical System
  • Fuel Measurement and Management System (FMMS)
  • The Anglo-French Concorde
  • Fuel System Operational and Thermal Design Issues
  • Refuel System
  • Fuel Transfer and Jettison
  • Fuel Feed
  • Vent System
  • New and Future Technologies
  • Fuel Measurement and Management
  • Fuel Measurement
  • Fuel Management
  • Fluid Mechanical Equipment Technology
  • Fuel Valve Technology
  • Revolutionary Fuel Pump and Valve Technology
  • Aerial Refueling Operations

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