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Electronic Nose Detection of Hydraulic-Oil Fingerprint Contamination in Relevant Aircraft Maintenance Scenarios

  • M. Salvato
  • S. De Vito
  • M. Miglietta
  • E. Massera
  • E. Esposito
  • F. Formisano
  • G. Di Francia
  • G. Fattoruso
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 457)

Abstract

Modern aircraft structure, by making use of lightweight composite materials based on carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP), succeeds in reducing CO2 emissions and transport fuel costs. Nevertheless, its usage cannot leave Non Destructive Tests out to consideration in order to set up a quality assurance procedure of surfaces’ contamination status. Here, we show and compare two different e-nose solutions able to detect and quantify hydraulic-oil fingerprint contamination at significantly low contamination levels occurring during aircraft maintenance operations.

Keywords

Electronic nose Aerospace industrial application Maintenance scenarios Non destructive test 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 636494, Project name COMBONDT.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Salvato
    • 1
  • S. De Vito
    • 1
  • M. Miglietta
    • 1
  • E. Massera
    • 1
  • E. Esposito
    • 1
  • F. Formisano
    • 1
  • G. Di Francia
    • 1
  • G. Fattoruso
    • 1
  1. 1.DTE-FSN-DIN labENEA—Italian National Agency for New Technologies Energy and Sustainable Economic DevelopmentPortici (NA)Italy

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