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PHM: Enabling Condition Based Maintenance for Helicopters [26:30 min]

by Falk HOFFMANN, Airbus Helicopter Deutschland GmbH, Germany

Mr. Hoffmann is currently the Head of the Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS) Department for Airbus Helicopter in Germany. Prior to his present position he worked as a Development Engineer in the Dynamics and Vibration Department of Eurocopter. In addition, Mr. Hoffmann worked as a fellow researcher at Daimler Chrysler. Between 2000 and 2007, he was part of EADS Innovation Works. Mr. Hoffmann's primary research fields are in HUMS, Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) and active noise and vibration control. His academic publication includes 3 patents and over 16 international publications, making him an expert in the field of HUMS and CBM. Since 2013 he is also running an NDT Master Course at Dresden International University and launched a module on SHM at Saarland University in 2014.

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