An extraordinary technological effort to define air vehicle systems of the future that minimise environmental impact and energy consumption

Challenge/Domain
Challenge: 
Protecting the environment and the energy supply
Domain category: 
Technology
Enabler
Enabler: 
An extraordinary technological effort to define air vehicle systems of the future that minimise environmental impact and energy consumption
Cluster of enablers: 
An extraordinary technological effort to define the air vehicles of the future that minimise environmental impact and energy consumption
Capability
Capability: 
To design thermal management systems that minimise environmental impact and energy consumption
R&I needs: 
Thermal management system technologies & system demonstrator highly thermally-efficient components thermal management system and component modelling capability
Achievements
2020: 
* Design optimisation techniques based on full scale thermal simulation * Low dissipation electronics, power electronics and hydraulics * High efficiency cooling system
2035: 
* Overall thermal design demonstrator (engines and systems) * Fully integrated thermal management capability with minimum net heat loss at aircraft level

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