Bachelor/Master Thesis: Laser Surface Treatment for Space Applications - Benchmark & process validation of laser technologies - Airbus - Friedrichshafen - Wizbii

Bachelor/Master Thesis: Laser Surface Treatment for Space Applications - Benchmark & process validation of laser technologies

  • Durch Airbus
  • Doktorarbeit
  • Friedrichshafen (Germany)
  • Ingenieurwesen / Produktionsmanagement

Job description

Bachelor/Master Thesis: Laser Surface Treatment for Space Applications - Benchmark & process validation of laser technologies

Airbus Defence and Space Friedrichshafen (ex Astrium SL)

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe's number one space enterprise and the world's second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job

Are you looking for a final year project? Are you focussed on technology development and would you like to discover the world of Mechanical Engineering? Then apply now! We look forward to you joining us in the Mechanical Products and Engineering Department.

Location: Friedrichshafen
Start: May 2018
Duration: 5 - 12 months

Within the field of satellite instrument structures Airbus Defence and Space is developing on new innovative, reliable and efficient surface treatments on materials for space applications. As one of the key technologies laser surface treatment is a promising method to adjust materials surface properties for different purposes.

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Tasks & accountabilities

The aim of this thesis is a benchmark study & process validation regarding new laser based surface treatments for different materials like Ti64, SiC & CFRP. This means to identify new laser systems & future applications as well as to compare current state of the art processes with new developed technologies. Furthermore also other key technologies like plasma treatments should be included. This will enhance the picture of the complete life cycle of each technology from technical to economic aspects, validated by theoretical comparisons and practical tests.

Your responsibilities will include:

·  Literature research with regard to the state of the art and preliminary work
·  Benchmark study on comparable systems and future applications as well as cost/time/performance study of diverse surface treatments
·  Planning & definition of test programmes
·  Preparation and execution of measurements and tests under laboratory conditions as well as evaluation and interpretation of test results
·  Scientific discussion and conclusion of experimental procedure in comparison to preliminary results
·  Documentation and presentation of development results

Required skills

You offer:

·  Enrolled student (m/f) field of mechanical engineering or comparable graduation, experience or specialisation in industrialization or production engineering are highly welcome
·  Willingness to work independently, high level of motivation for learning and improvement of skills, personal initiative and the ability for efficient timing
·  Team spirit and willingness to co-operate and working together in an international company
·  Knowledge in Office software like Excel, Word etc.
·  Knowledge in creativity techniques are welcome
·  Skills in engineering software like CAD, FEM are welcome
·  Fluent English
·  Fluent German is a plus
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About Airbus

Constructeur aéronautique, Airbus est aujourd’hui le leader mondial de la construction d’avions de ligne. Créé à la fin des années 1960 avec le projet A300, lancé à l’initiative de plusieurs pays européens, il fabrique des avions de 100 places (A318) à plus de 500 places (A380). Il appartient au groupe EADS, renommé « Airbus Group » en 2014, et présent sur 170 sites dans le monde. 6000 avions Airbus sont aujourd’hui en exploitation, avec une volonté du constructeur aéronautique de mettre l’accent sur la réduction de l’empreinte carbone (réduction de la quantité de CO2 produite par avion).

Airbus, dont le siège est situé près de Toulouse, compte 59 000 employés dans le monde et 15 sites principaux situés en France, Allemagne, Espagne et Royaume-Uni (ainsi que d’autres sites aux Etats-Unis, en Chine, au Moyen-Orient et au Japon).

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