PL EN

Mechanical engineering

Author of the topic: prof. dr hab. inż. Romuald Paweł Mosdorf:   +48 571-443-031,   r.mosdorf [at] gmail.com

Scope

  1. Review of the literature on boiling in systems with mini-channels and on boiling in those mini-channel systems that employ woven metal mesh coverings.
  2. Development of a heat and mass transfer model in systems with mini-channels covered with a mesh.
  3. Analysis of the influence of mesh dimensions and types on the heat transfer intensity.
  4. Development of a method to enhance heat and mass transfer in mini-channel systems covered with woven mesh by modifying the pressure over the mesh.
  5. Performing experimental tests of heat and mass transfer in systems with mini-channels covered with woven meshes.
  6. Summary and conclusions on the application of work results.

Author of the topic: dr hab. inż. Cezary Kownacki:   +48 571-443-054,   c.kownacki [at] pb.edu.pl

Scope

  1. Literature review and analysis of applications of artificial potential fields in the control of unmanned aerial vehicles.
  2. Dynamic model of non-holonomic unmanned aerial vehicle.
  3. Development of a method of control of a non-holonomic unmanned aerial vehicle in planning the path and avoiding obstacles with the use of an artificial potential field.
  4. Simulation tests of the developed method and analysis of the results.
  5. Implementation of the developed method on a real unmanned aerial vehicle and field tests
  6. Summary and conclusions.

Author of the topic: dr hab. inż. Cezary Kownacki:   +48 571-443-054,   c.kownacki [at] pb.edu.pl

Scope

  1. Literature review and analysis of methods used to detect and avoid obstacles by non-holonomic unmanned aerial vehicles.
  2. Dynamic model of non-holonomic unmanned aerial vehicle.
  3. Development of an obstacle detection and location system and an algorithm applied to control obstacle avoidance.
  4. Simulation tests of the developed method and analysis of the results.
  5. Implementation of the developed method on a real unmanned aerial vehicle and field tests.
  6. Summary and conclusions.

Author of the topic: dr hab. inż. Bazyli Krupicz, prof. PB:    +48 85 746 98 44,   b.krupicz [at] pb.edu.pl

Scope

  1. Literature research of the prediction of erosive wear rate, taking into account material properties and conditions of the occurring process.
  2. Analysis of the stress-strain conditions necessary for the erosion process to occur.
  3. Definition of the deformation energy criterion of the material for the comparative analysis of the erosion rate of various groups of materials.
  4. Experimental studies of the erosion rate of selected groups of materials with a defined initial deformation in the entire mass and with a pre-deformed surface layer.

Author of the topic: dr hab. inż. Robert Uścinowicz:   +48 571-443-040,   r.uscinowicz [at] pb.edu.pl

Scope

  1. Review of the literature on failure of metals and bimetals at elevated temperature.
  2. Selection of the test stand, control and measurement equipment, preparation of the research plan.
  3. Realization of creep tests of joints of bimetallic specimens.
  4. Microscopic and macroscopic analysis of the bimetallic structure of the joint.
  5. Compilation and analysis of the results of experimental research.
  6. Formulation of a mathematical model describing the failure process of a bimetallic joint in terms of creep conditions.
  7. Summary and conclusions.

Author of the topic: dr hab. inż. Robert Uścinowicz:   +48 571-443-040,   r.uscinowicz [at] pb.edu.pl

Scope

  1. Review of the literature on the methods of testing metals and bimetals in terms of cyclically changing load conditions.
  2. Selection of the test stand, control and measurement equipment, preparation of the research plan.
  3. Realisation of tests on bimetallic samples with the use of cyclically changing load.
  4. Microscopic and macroscopic analysis of bimetallic structure.
  5. Compilation of the experimental results, including the evaluation of the influence of cyclically changing load on the bimetal deformation process.
  6. Creation of mathematical models describing the observed phenomenona and processes.
  7. Summary and conclusions.

Author of the topic: dr hab. inż. Robert Uścinowicz:   +48 571-443-040,   r.uscinowicz [at] pb.edu.pl

Scope

  1. Literature review on strain anisotropy in sandwich metals.
  2. Preparation of a research plan, selection of a test stand, control and measurement equipment.
  3. Realisation of tests on samples of two-layered metal composites by using monotonic load.
  4. Microscopic and macroscopic analysis of the material structure.
  5. Compilation of the experimental results, quantitative and qualitative assessment of level of strain anisotropy.
  6. Creation of a mathematical model describing the studied phenomena.
  7. Summary and conclusions.