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LCA of the maintenance of a piston-prop engine

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dc.creator ŞÖHRET, Yasin
dc.creator Ekici, Sekuk
dc.creator Akuntas, Onder
dc.creator Karakoc, T. Hikmet
dc.date 2019-07-07T21:00:00Z
dc.date.accessioned 2020-10-06T09:32:43Z
dc.date.available 2020-10-06T09:32:43Z
dc.identifier 250ebea2-972a-44a1-9350-ff2296cd1e07
dc.identifier 10.1108/aeat-05-2017-0116
dc.identifier https://avesis.sdu.edu.tr/publication/details/250ebea2-972a-44a1-9350-ff2296cd1e07/oai
dc.identifier.uri http://acikerisim.sdu.edu.tr/xmlui/handle/123456789/55578
dc.description Purpose This study aims to introduce an approach to evaluate environmental impact of a piston-prop engine from the view point of life cycle assessment (LCA). Design/methodology/approach In the aviation industry, safety is an important issue. For reliable and safe flights, the maintenance of aerial vehicles and engines is mandatory. Additionally, regular and correct maintenance plays a key role in keeping efficiency at a high level. With this in mind, a LCA of a regular 50 hourly maintenance process of Cessna type training aircraft is conducted. During the assessment, the starting of the engine before maintenance, replacement of the oil filter, test procedure of the spark plugs, a compressor test, engine cleaning and engine starting following maintenance are taken into account. Findings At the end of the study, normalization and characterization values for the maintenance, electricity consumption during maintenance and used fuel are obtained.
dc.language eng
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/closedAccess
dc.title LCA of the maintenance of a piston-prop engine
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article


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