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Proposals for Research and Development Projects in all Scientific Domains - 2004

Mechanical Engineering

    Painel de Engenharia Mecânica - 2004
  • Alain Bernard
  • Charles Hirsch
  • John McMullan
  • Andre Preumont
  • Michel Géradin
  • A. G. Atkins
POCI/EME/55398/2004

Dynamic consolidation of aluminium hydroxide and alumina nano powders. Ricardo Mendes, Associação para o Desenvolvimento da Aerodinâmica Industrial (ADAI). €70,000.

POCI/EME/55497/2004

Optimization of fuel cell systems: experimental and numerical studies. Alexandra Ferreira Rodrigues Pinto, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FE/UP). €78,000.

POCI/EME/55828/2004

Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Metal Foam-Based Composite Structures. José Joaquim Almeida Grácio, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €70,000.

POCI/EME/55918/2004

LASER DEPOSIT WELDING - A REPAIR THECNIQUE FOR MOULDS. JOSE DOMINGOS MOREIRA DA COSTA, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra (FCT/UC). €36,000.

POCI/EME/56040/2004

Melt processing multi-walled carbon nanotube/high density polyethylene (CNT/UHMWPE) for orthopaedic implants. Mónica Sandra Abrantes Oliveira Correia, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €69,000.

POCI/EME/56076/2004

Advanced Joining Technologies for Hardmetals. Rosa Maria Mendes Miranda, Instituto de Engenharia Mecânica (IDMEC). €66,170.

POCI/EME/56316/2004

Multi-Functional Structures: Modeling, Optimal Design, Testing and Damage Identification. Cristóvão Manuel Mota Soares, Instituto de Engenharia Mecânica (IDMEC). €54,830.

POCI/EME/56406/2004

Optimization of the Metal Cutting Parameters for Improvement Residual Stress State in Machined Components. José Carlos Martins Outeiro, Associação para o Desenvolvimento do Departamento de Física da Universidade de Coimbra (ADDFUC/FCT/UC). €67,000.

POCI/EME/56567/2004

Study of wood and wood bonded joints behaviour under mixed-mode loading. Marcelo Francisco de Sousa de Moura, INEGI - Instituto de Ciência e Inovação em Engenharia Mecânica e Engenharia Industrial (INEGI/UP). €60,000.

POCI/EME/57196/2004

NOx Control Through Reburning with Hidrocarbon Gaseous Fuels and Biomass. Mário Costa, Instituto de Engenharia Mecânica (IDMEC). €17,667.

POCI/EME/57278/2004

Optimization of the noise reduction in tubular heat-exchangers. Miguel Ângelo Pereira Bento Moreira, Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal (IPSetúbal). €41,000.

POCI/EME/57480/2004

Cmoputational and Experimental Investigation of a Combustion Chamber of a Gas Turbine Operating in the Regime of Flameless Oxidation. Pedro Jorge Martins Coelho, Instituto de Engenharia Mecânica (IDMEC). €22,280.

POCI/EME/57510/2004

Evaluation of Mechanical Properties of Thin Films by Nanoindentation: Numerical Simulation and Experimental Validation. José Valdemar Bidarra Fernandes, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra (FCT/UC). €80,000.

POCI/EME/57623/2004

FORTAB - Formability of aluminium friction stir welded tailored blanks. Dulce Maria Esteves Rodrigues, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra (FCT/UC). €78,000.

POCI/EME/57717/2004

Development of a new moulding technique for titanium alloys castings, for automotive and biomechanical applications. José Joaquim Carneiro Barbosa, Universidade do Minho (UM). €60,000.

POCI/EME/57944/2004

DYNAMIC BEHAVIOUR OF CRYOGEN SPRAY COOLING. Antonio Luis Nobre Moreira, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €57,436.

POCI/EME/57956/2004

Delamination criteria for composite materials. Alfredo Manuel Balacó de Morais, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €50,000.

POCI/EME/58405/2004

Micro Rapid Prototyping. Vitor Manuel Martins Goncalves, Instituto de Engenharia Mecânica (IDMEC). €57,000.

POCI/EME/58506/2004

Power-Saving Control of Satellite Motion. Anna Guerman, Universidade da Beira Interior (UBI). €22,550.

POCI/EME/58657/2004

Automatic design of extrusion dies for the production of thermoplastic profiles for high demanding applications. João Miguel Amorim Novais da Costa Nóbrega, Universidade do Minho (UM). €75,000.

POCI/EME/58807/2004

Solar Ponds: Bioconvection Modeling. Margarida Lima, Instituto Nacional de Engenharia, Tecnologia e Inovação (INETI). €67,500.

POCI/EME/58982/2004

Naturally Nano - Electrospinning equipment for the development of biomaterials and nanofibres. Nuno Neves, Universidade do Minho (UM). €65,000.

POCI/EME/59024/2004

Self-rectifying Impulse Turbines for Wave Energy Converters. Luis Manuel DE CARVALHO GATO, Instituto de Engenharia Mecânica (IDMEC). €67,788.

POCI/EME/59110/2004

Development and Test of an X-ray Velocimetry System. Jose Fernando de Almeida Dias Delgado, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €60,400.

POCI/EME/59138/2004

Mechanical and Fatigue Properties of Functionally Graded Alloys Obtained by the Incremental Melting and Solidification Process. Filipe Samuel Correia Pereira da Silva, Universidade do Minho (UM). €50,000.

POCI/EME/59186/2004

RAPID PROTOTYPING IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMPLEX GEOMETRIES: DESIGN OF INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES. Jorge MARTINS, Universidade do Minho (UM). €30,000.

POCI/EME/59191/2004

Intelligent Multi-Agents Applied to the Optimization of Distributed Industrial Systems (IMADIS). JOÃO MIGUEL DA COSTA SOUSA, Instituto de Engenharia Mecânica (IDMEC). €31,510.

POCI/EME/59338/2004

MICROFLUID-Microscale flows of viscoelastic fluids for integrated fluidic circuitry. Fernando Manuel Coutinho Tavares de Pinho, Universidade do Minho (UM). €44,400.

POCI/EME/59491/2004

Intelligent Tool Wear Monitoring. Rui Silva, Fundação Minerva - Cultura - Ensino e Investigação Científica (FMinerva). €43,000.

POCI/EME/59522/2004

FAULT-TOLERANT CONTROL BASED ON MULTI-AGENTS SYSTEMS. José Manuel Gutierrez Sá da Costa, Instituto de Engenharia Mecânica (IDMEC). €56,371.

POCI/EME/59577/2004

Prediction of Fatigue lifetime and Potencial Crack Path under multiaxial service loading. Manuel José Moreira de Freitas, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €26,988.

POCI/EME/59604/2004

Development and implementation of kinematic hardening computational models accounting for nonlinear anisotropic constitutive behavior. RUI PEDRO RAMOS CARDOSO, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €25,000.

POCI/EME/59728/2004

Refined modelling of the RTM process via "Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics" methodology. Antonio Sousa, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €80,000.

POCI/EME/59737/2004

ImpMould - Improvement of repair and construction welding technologies for plastic injection moulds. Inês da Fonseca Pestana Ascenso Pires, Instituto de Engenharia Mecânica (IDMEC). €52,585.

POCI/EME/59879/2004

Interaction between turbulence and radiation: a fundamental study. Pedro Jorge Martins Coelho, Instituto de Engenharia Mecânica (IDMEC). €25,344.

POCI/EME/59909/2004

Dynamics of aggregation and deposition of aerosols particles in engineered structures. Antonio Alberto Ferreira Miguel, Universidade de Évora (UE). €35,000.

POCI/EME/60650/2004

Rapid Prototyping by 3D Printing Process to Develop Tools and Medical Prostheses. Inês da Fonseca Pestana Ascenso Pires, Instituto de Engenharia Mecânica (IDMEC). €13,596.

POCI/EME/60816/2004

Carbon-based high performance coatings for the plastic mould industry. José Joaquim Almeida Grácio, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €80,000.

POCI/EME/60821/2004

Dynamic Model of Forest Fire Propagation. Domingos Xavier Viegas, Associação para o Desenvolvimento da Aerodinâmica Industrial (ADAI). €36,750.

POCI/EME/60990/2004

Quantitative Non Destructive Characterisation and Numerical Modelling system for the Friction Stir Welding defects subjected to fatigue in aluminum alloys. Maria Luisa Coutinho Gomes Almeida Quintino, Instituto de Engenharia Mecânica (IDMEC). €64,245.

POCI/EME/61229/2004

MASDScheGATS-Multi-Agent System for Distributed Manufacturing Scheduling with Genetic Algoritms and Tabu Search. Ana Maria Dias Madureira Pereira, Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto (ISEP/IPP). €62,000.

POCI/EME/61326/2004

Optimization of casting simulation. jose manuel ferreira duarte, INEGI - Instituto de Ciência e Inovação em Engenharia Mecânica e Engenharia Industrial (INEGI/UP). €70,000.

POCI/EME/61425/2004

Safety Control of Automated Production Systems (SCAPS). José Machado, Universidade do Minho (UM). €33,600.

POCI/EME/61587/2004

Design and Development of Morphing Aircraft Structures. Afzal Suleman, Instituto de Engenharia Mecânica (IDMEC). €50,000.

POCI/EME/61676/2004

Development and application of nanocrystalline CVD diamond coatings for cutting tools of EDM electrodes for mould industry. João Paulo Davim Tavares da Silva, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €78,000.

POCI/EME/61713/2004

Static mixers as heat exchangers in supercritical fluid extraction processes - computational fluid dynamics and process simulation studies. José Paulo Barbosa Mota, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €65,000.

POCI/EME/61961/2004

GRIDS - High performance computing in grid environment for CFD applications. José Carlos Fernandes Pereira, Instituto de Engenharia Mecânica (IDMEC). €61,656.

POCI/EME/61962/2004

COMPLES - Large Eddy Simulation with high-order schemes for complex flows. José Carlos Fernandes Pereira, Instituto de Engenharia Mecânica (IDMEC). €25,944.

POCI/EME/61967/2004

Sandwich Structures with Cork Compound Layers: A New Vibration Control Solution. José Dias Rodrigues, INEGI - Instituto de Ciência e Inovação em Engenharia Mecânica e Engenharia Industrial (INEGI/UP). €65,000.

POCI/EME/62128/2004

Evaluation of Thermal Comfort and Local Discomfort Conditions in Non-Uniform Environments (Continuation). Eusebio Conceição, Universidade do Algarve (UAlg). €44,000.

POCI/EME/62147/2004

Influence of the parameters of fabrication on the optical sensors performance. António Torres Marques, INEGI - Instituto de Ciência e Inovação em Engenharia Mecânica e Engenharia Industrial (INEGI/UP). €55,000.

POCI/EME/62283/2004

Development and benchmarking of a numerical model of fire suppression with water mists. Antonio Sousa, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €58,000.

POCI/EME/62461/2004

RHEOPTICS - On-Line and In-Situ Optical Microstructural Characterisation of Multiphase Fluids. João Manuel Luis Lopes Maia, Universidade do Minho (UM). €62,720.

POCI/EME/62786/2004

Thermal comfort model applicable to clothing design. senhorinha de fátima capela fortunas teixeira, Universidade do Minho (UM). €20,000.

POCI/EME/63236/2004

Hybrid method for Dynamic characterization of composite plates and shells under impact loads. Fernando Jose Ferreira, INEGI - Instituto de Ciência e Inovação em Engenharia Mecânica e Engenharia Industrial (INEGI/UP). €50,000.