Conference Programme

AeSSA Annual Conference Programme 2017

24 October: Young Professionals Networking event   CSIR ICC: Crystal Room

                                                                                          09:00 to 14:50

24 October: IFAR Summit Open Session                      CSIR ICC

                                 15:00 - 16:00 Empowering Aviation in Africa: Panel discussion with the South African

                                                       Aerospace community

                                                                                          16:00 - 17:00 Brainstorming session

                                                                                          17:00 - 20:30 Networking function

Day 1: 25 October 2017                                                                       CSIR ICC

Time  
08:00

Registration & Coffee

08:30

Opening: CEO ATNS

08:45 Welcome: Dr Glen Snedden

 

09:00

RUBY AUDITORIUM

Keynote Address: Dr Jaiwon Shin, NASA Associate Administrator for Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate

Future Trends in Aeronautics R&D

Session Chair: Dr Kavendra Naidoo

9:45

Keynote address: Prof Joachim Szodruch, Hamburg Aviation and IFAR

The Power of Networking

Session Chair: Me Marié Botha

10:30   Tea/Coffee

 

11:00

RUBY AUDITORIUM

TECHNICAL SESSION: FLIGHT TEST AND CONTROL

Session Chair: Maj Gen Desmond Barker (SAAF retired)

AESSA2017-03

BA Broughton, JWJ Joubert, K Padayachee,Incomar

Semi-Realtime Assessment of Flight Dynamics Data Quality


AESSA2017-19

Pienaar, University of Pretoria

The Use of Optical Measurement Techniques to Observe Helicopter Blade Anomalies During Operation


AESSA2017-23

Panday, JO Pedro, University of the Witwatersrand

Optimal Control Design for Non-Minimum Phase Receiver Aircraft during Aerial Refuelling

CRYSTAL ROOM

TECHNICAL SESSION: INDUSTRY SUPPORT MECHANISMS

Session Chair: Me Marié Botha

AESSA2017-02

Mashoko, B Nkonki, AISI

A Review of the Aerospace Industry Support Initiative (AISI): The Past, the Present and the Future

AESSA2017-06

RA Maharaj, J Joubert, J Barrington-Brown, NewSpace Systems

Additive Manufacturing to Produce Waveguides

AESSA2017-29

D Stanton, Space Advisory Company

The Gecko Imager – Around the World in 90 Minutes

 

AESSA2017-16

B Nkonki, AISI

The Impact of Long-term Investment on the Successful Commercialisation of Aerospace Technologies

ONYX ROOM

TECHNICAL SESSION: AEROSPACE EDUCATION

Session Chair: Dr Glen Snedden

AESSA2017-12

C Dreyer, Denel Dynamics

Knowledge Mapping: Increased Mentorship Efficiency with Contextualized Information

AESSA2017-13

Col (Dr) A Nelson, AeSSA

Positive Youth Development in the Aerospace Domain

 

 


TECHNICAL SESSION: MANUFACTURING 1

Session Chair: Dr Monnamme Tlotleng

AESSA2017-30

S van Staden, University of the Witwatersrand

Effects of Laser Shock Peening on Aeronautical Aluminium Alloy 7075

13:00 Lunch

 

14:00

RUBY AUDITORIUM

Keynote Address: Mr Jay Dryer, Advanced Air Vehicles Program (AAVP)

NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD)

Opportunities in Commercial Supersonic Flight

Session Chair: Mr Mauro Morelli

 

14:45

RUBY AUDITORIUM

TECHNICAL SESSION: AIRCRAFT PROPUL-SION

Session Chair: Ms Bronwyn Meyers

AESSA2017-10

C Swanepoel, SJ van der Spuy, TW von Backstrom, Stellenbosch University

Experimental Validation of a Mixed-Flow Compressor and Cross-over Diffuser Aircraft Propulsion

AESSACP2017-18

D Dunn, G Snedden, CSIR

TW von Backstrom, Stellenbosch University

Unsteady Analysis of A Generic Non-Axisymmetric Hub Endwall Contour as Applied to a Rotating Turbine at on and Off-Design Conditions

AESSA2017-14

JP Meyer, University of Pretoria

Bejan, Duke University

LorenteUniversité de Toulouse, INSA

L Martins, Andrews University

The Constructual Size of Heat Exchangers in Aerospace

CRYSTAL ROOM

TECHNICAL SESSION: FLOW AND STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS

Session Chair: Mr Garth Williams

AESSACP2017-17

JA Heyns, OF Oxtoby, CSIR

A Steenkamp, Flamengro

An Update on the Development of the High-Speed Aerodynamic (HiSA) Solver

AESSA2017-15

SE Katzeff, Denel Aeronautics

An Investigation into Prying Models in Tension Clips

                        
                                                                 

AESSACP2017-27

SchoombieCSIR

A Comparison of ANSYS Fluent and STAR-CCM+ Simulations for a Tangent Ogive Slender Body with a Structured Mesh at Incompressible Flow Conditions

ONYX ROOM

TECHNICAL SESSION: SPACE  PROPULSION 1

Session Chair: Dr Rene Heise

AESSA2017-01

D Williams, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Structural design of a Filament Wound Oxidiser Tank for use on the Phoenix1B Mk II Hybrid Rocket

AESSA2017-11

KM Broughton, M Brooks, J Pitot de la  Beaujardiere, University of KwaZulu-Natal.                                                                 PV-3 Firebolt: A New Hybrid Rocket Motor for UKZN’s 35 km Apogee Phoenix-1B Mk II Vehicle
   

AESSA2017-05

Velthuysen, M Brooks, J Pitot, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Closed Loop Throttle Control for a Nitrous Oxide/Paraffin Wax Hybrid Rocket Motor

16:15 Depart for conference event
17:15 Technical tour
18:15 Conference event: AHRLAC
21:00 Return to CSIR

Day 2: 26 October 2016
8:00 for 8:30 Women in Aerospace breakfast CSIR, Knowledge Commons
09:15  Tea/Coffee

 

09:30

RUBY AUDITORIUM

Keynote Address: Prof Sergey L Chernyshev, General Director of the Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI)

Future of Aeronautics: Existing Challenges

Session Chair: Dr Kavendra Naidoo

10:15

Alan Nurick Rotorcraft Lecture: Dr Thomas Jones

Modern, Effective Rotorcraft Flight Automation

Session Chair: Mr John Monk

11:00 Coffee


11:15

RUBY AUDITORIUM

TECHNICAL SESSION: MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES

Session Chair: Prof Claudia Polese


AESSACP2017-24

N Arthur, S Pityana, CSIR

Microstructure and Material Properties of Optomec Lens Fabricated Ti6Al4V Alloy Components for Aerospace Construction

AESSACP2017-25

Tlotleng, M Seerane, CSIR

Pityana, University of Johannesburg

Lengopeng, Tshwane University of Technology

LENS Manufactured TNB Turbine Blade Characterised of a Lamellar Microstructure Containing β Remnants and γ Precipitates

AESSA2017-26

Hoosain, CSIR

Development of Contour Scanning Parameters to Improve Surface Finishing of Additive Manufactured Parts                           

AESSACP2017-21

DS Chen, DA Desai, PS Heyns, F Pietra, Tshwane University of Technology

Simulation of Shot Peening Process on Turbine Blades

CRYSTAL ROOM

TECHNICAL SESSION:
SPACE PROPULSION 2

Session Chair: Mr Sechaba Tsubella

AESSA2017-08                                                                                                                       BJG de la Bat, RT Dobson, Stellenbosch U                                          Theoretical Simulation, Manufacture and Experimental Evaluation of a Free Piston Stirling Engine for Deep Space Application. 
 

AESSA2017-09                                                                                                        Wunderlin, J Pitot de la Beaujardiere,           M Brooks, University of KwaZulu-Natal                                                                                     Design of an Ablatively Cooled Combustion Chamber for the SAFFIRE Engine

AESSA2017-04

D Martin, M Brooks, J Pitot de la Beaujardiere, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Injector Design for a LOX/RP-1 Liquid Propellant Rocket Engine


                                                                       AESSA2017-07     

Calitz, J Barrington-Brown,  NewSpaceSystems                                                                                                        Development of a Stellar Gyroscope Solution for Accurate Attitude Propagation on Small Satellites

ONYX ROOM

TECHNICAL SESSION: SUPERSONIC FLOWS

Session Chair: Mr Adriaan Steenkamp        


AESSACP2017-20 

I Mahomed, CSIR

Roohani, BW Skews, IMA Gledhill, University of the Witwatersrand

Transonic Flow-Field for a Decelerating Axisymmetric Cylinder

AESSACP2017-28

K Naidoo., CSIR

BW Skews, University of the Witwatersrand

Facility for the Investigation of Dynamic Shock Wave Reflection Phenomena

 

  

AESSACP2017-22

Nel, CSIR, BW Skews, University of the Witwatersrand

Wind Tunnel Testing Considerations in the Modelling of Expansion Fan/Shock Wave Interactions

13:00 Lunch

 

14:00

RUBY AUDITORIUM

Keynote Address: Mr Kevin Ward, Denel Dynamics

Why Having Completed a UAS Certification Programme Raises More Questions than Answers                                                                        

Session Chair: Mr John Monk

14:45

John Weston Lecture: Mr Don Schenk, Wonders in Aviation

Wonders in Aviation                                                                                                                                                                                             

Session Chair: Dr Monnamme Tlotleng

15:15

Announcement: Prof Claudia Polese

An Italian-South African Perspective on Bilateral Aerospace Cooperation                                                                                                           

15:30

Student Awards: Mr Mauro Morelli

Closure:  Dr Glen Snedden

16:00 Young Professionals Reception: Cocktails