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Dr Pia Sartor

Dr Pia Sartor

Dr Pia Sartor
BEng, PhD, CEng

Lecturer in Systems Engineering

Office QB2.12
Queen's Building,
University Walk, Clifton BS8 1TR
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 95 45605

Research summary

To decrease development time and costs, modelling is increasingly being used in aerospace engineering design, particularly in the design of complex multidisciplinary systems such as flight control systems, landing gear systems and health monitoring systems. Modelling is typically done within the context of the systems development process (SAE ARP 4754A), which is used today for the development and certification of aircraft systems on platforms such as the Boeing 787 and the Airbus A380 and A350 among others.

To have credible simulation results, the accuracy of the modelling must be considered, including the model fidelity required, model validation, uncertainty quantification (UQ ...

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Biography

Pia Sartor completed her Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering (Honours) degree at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada.  While completing a Knowledge Transfer Partnership project with Messier-Bugatti-Dowty and the University of Sheffield, she obtained her PhD.  In 2011, Pia joined the Systems Integration and Test department in the Landing Gear division of Messier-Bugatti-Dowty as a Senior Systems Engineer.  She led a number of successful research projects including the TSB-funded Monitoring of Aircraft Component Health (MACH) project and also worked on the validation and verification of actuation systems for the Airbus A350.

In 2013, Pia joined the Department of Aerospace ...

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Recent publications

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