Design Considerations for Electromechanical Flight Control Actuation Systems
This four-hour short course intends to present an overview of electrically powered flight control actuation systems, covering commercial applications. The scope covers issues related to the mechanical design of actuators themselves, with limited reference to their control electronics. Additionally, this course will provide participants an understanding of the design considerations behind these actuation systems.
What Will You Learn
- Explain electromechanical actuation systems in aircraft flight control systems
- Identify key design considerations of electromechanical actuators
- Identify a few key design considerations of electric actuator control electronics
- Evaluate overall design considerations of electromechanical flight control actuation systems