Division of Mechanics

Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering

Division of Mechanics
Scientific activity

Division of Mechanics carry on research and development activity in the following topics:

  • Flight Dynamics
    • aircraft accidents investigation
    • aircraft system identification
    • aircraft control
    • flight simulators
  • Biomechanics
    • animalotopters
    • optimal strategies in sport and medicine
  • Wind turbines
    • turbine modelling

Main teaching activities of the Division are carried out in:

  • Newtonian and analytical mechanics
  • vibrations and aeroelasticity
  • flight dynamics
  • wind turbines
  • artificial intelligence

Vibrations lab is equipped with:

  • tilting wind tunnel for flutter and spin investigations
  • Mi-2 helicopter blade modal analysis test stand
  • measurement equipment, e.g.:
    • accelerometers, anemometer, camera, shakers
  • computer lab

Division of Mechanics carry on R&D as well as educational cooperation with the following institutions:

  • Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)
  • ETC-PZL Aerospace Industries  
  • Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
  • VI LO im. J. Kochanowskiego in Radom

Address: ul. Nowowiejska 24,
00-665 Warsaw
Secretary: room 100B
(Gmach Aerodynamiki Building)

phone: 22 234 7442
e-mail: Katarzyna.Wegrowska@pw.edu.pl