2.4 - Non-Intrusive Ice Accretion Detection and Measurement System
- etc2016 - 36. European Telemetry and Test Conference
2016-05-10 - 2016-05-12
- 2. Sensors & AIM2016
- R. Entz - Airbus Group Innovations, Munich (Germany), R. de Andrage Jorge - University of Sao Paulo (Brazil)
- 78 - 84
Precisely detecting and measuring accreted ice on aircraft requires the overcoming technical challenges posed by the harsh environment outside the aircraft pressure vessel. This work describes a novel ice detection and measurement system based on the principle of light spatial spreading . The main advantages of this method are its robustness and the capability of measuring the target surface directly. Initial results on a proof of concept implementation show that the measurement principle is valid and can also be applied for thickness measurement.