Health checks at Rolls-Royce

March 2004
Engineer (00137758);3/19/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7647, p11
This article reports on Rolls-Royce Corp.'s developing a continuous health and performance monitoring system for its Trent 900 engine, to be fitted to the Airbus A380. For four years the company has been working with monitoring specialist Oxford BioSignals on the Quick system, which is capable of carrying out real-time analysis of the health of the engine, and is due to enter commercial service on the A380 in 2006. Simultaneously, a performance modeling software system is being developed to its demonstrator model.


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