Virtual Reality Engine Disassembly Simulation with Natural Hand-Based Interaction

  • Yuan Xie
  • Yuzhe Zhang
  • Yiyu CaiEmail author
Part of the Gaming Media and Social Effects book series (GMSE)


Virtual reality (VR) enhanced education has been widely studied recently and shown to be able to enhance students’ learning motivation and efficiency. At the same time, rapid expansion of the aviation industry and technological innovation in aircrafts not only increase the demand for maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, but also make MRO training costlier, especially in the case of aircraft engine MRO. In this chapter, a method is proposed to apply VR in aerospace engineering education and engine MRO training by simulating a virtual turbofan engine disassembly process. Natural hand-based gesturing solutions are investigated to enhance participants’ interaction with the serious game.


Virtual reality Serious games Aircraft engine Simulation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nanyang Technological UniversitySingaporeSingapore

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