Professor Donizeti de Andrade

    Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Center of Excellence in Rotary Wing AircraftTechnology (CERWAT), School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 1988-1992 
    • Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 1988-1992 
    • Master in Aeronautical Engineering, Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA), 1987 (ITA), São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil, 1984-1987 
    • Aeronautical Engineer, Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA), 1979-1983 

    Theses Defended : 

    • Master's: DE ANDRADE, Donizeti. Study of Quasi-linear Models Based on the Vortex Theory for the Calculation of Induced Velocities in Helicopter Rotors in Flight with Axial Symmetry. Aeronautical Engineering. Technological Institute of Aeronautics, São José dos Campos, October 13, 1987. 175 
    • Ph.D.'s: DE ANDRADE, Donizeti. Application of Finite-State Inflow to Flap-Lag-Torsion Damping in Hover. Ph.D. Thesis, School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, May 8, 1992. 178 pages (thesis advisor: David A. Peters) 

    Areas of interest : 

    • Helicopter engineering 
    • Helicopter aerodynamics, dynamics and aeroelasticity 
    • Aircraft design 
    • Aeronautical engineering 

    Professional activities from 1996 on:
    Consulting, Coordination and Collaboration 

    • Collaborator, specialized technical articles, "Gazeta Mercantil" Journal, from April 1999 on 
    • Coordinator of the Productivity in Research Project: "Application of the Finite-state Aerodynamics to the Analysis of Rotorcraft Aeromechanical Stability" sponsored by the Brazilian National Council for Research and Scientific Development (CNPq), time-frame: March 1998 to February 2000 (Grant 300950/97-7) 
    • Consultant Brazilian Space Agency (AEB), Human Resources in Strategic Areas Program (RHAE); work done: "Prospective Study of the Space Sector", from May 1997 to August 1998 
    • "Ad-hoc" Consultant for the Brazilian National Council for Research and Scientific Development (CNPq); area: Aerospace Engineering, from 1995 on 
    • Founder and President of the "Brazil and South America Chapters, American Helicopter Society (AHS)," from September 1996 on 
    • Coordinator and Creator of the Nucleus of Studies, Research and Development in Helicopter and Rotary Wing Engineering (NEPEHAR), University of Taubaté (UNITAU), Taubaté, SP, Brazil, from December 19, 1995 to March 3, 1997 
    • Coordinator of the HELITAC Project, an effort for the development of knowledge and gaining of experience aiming the design of a light helicopter in the Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA), sponsored by the Brazilian National Council for Research and Scientific Development (CNPq), from March 1995 to February 1997 

    Awards Received

    • 1997 Biography selected for the Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 4th edition, 1998-1999 
    • 1997 "American Helicopter Society - Percentage Increase Award", as Founder and President of the "South America/Brazil Chapter of the American Helicopter Society", due to his contributions to the spreading of the vertical flight culture around the world thru the 1996-1997 period 

    Academic Involvement:

    • Associate Professor, Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA), from 1992 on 
    • Professor, University of Taubaté (UNITAU), 1995 from December 7, 1995 thru February 28, 1999 

    Courses taught currently at ITA

    • AP-241, Rotorcraft Aerodynamics and Performance (first semester) 
    • AP-245, Rotorcraft Aeroelasticity (second semester) 

    Congress Publication and Participation

    • PEGADO, Hélio A. & DE ANDRADE, Donizeti. Multibladed-Rotor Helicopter Ground Resonance Including Eigenvector Analysis. (paper accepted for presentation and publication in the Proceedings of the Brazilian Congress of Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Section, Águas de Lindóia, November 22-26, 1999. 
    • ARCOS, Daniel J. & DE ANDRADE, Donizeti. A State-space Application to Helicopter Ground Resonance. Proceedings of the Sixth Pan-American Congress of Applied Mechanics, pp. 1495-1498, Rio de Janeiro, January 4-8, 1999. 
    • ARCOS, Daniel J. & DE ANDRADE, Donizeti. A Two-Bladed Rotor Helicopter Ground Resonance Simulation Including Eigenvector Analysis. 7th International Workshop on Dynamics and Aeroelastic Modeling of Rotorcraft Systems, St. Louis, MO, USA, October 14-16, 1997. 
    • CORREAÊ , Manoela S. & DE ANDRADE, Donizeti. Generalized Dynamic Wake Model Applied to Rigid Blade Equations for Helicopter Rotor in Hover. 38th Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference-Adaptive Structures Forum, Kissimmee, Fl, April 7-10, 1997. 
    • ARCOS, Daniel J. & DE ANDRADE, Donizeti. On a Floquet Theory Application to a Simplified Two-Bladed Hingeless Rotor Ground Resonance Analysis. Fifth Pan American Congress of Applied Mechanics - PACAM V, Vibrations and Dynamics Section, pp.443-448, San Juan, Puerto Rico, January 2-4, 1997. 
    • DE ANDRADE, Donizeti, CORREA, Manoela S., and PETERS, David A. New Correlation of Experimental Flap-Lag-Torsion Damping in Hover. 52nd Annual Forum of the American Helicopter Society, Dynamics Section, Vol. I, pp. 137-151, Washington, D.C., June 4-6, 1996. 

    Magazine Publication

    • DE ANDRADE, Donizeti & ARCOS, Daniel J. On a Simulation of Two-Bladed Rotor Helicopter Ground Resonance Including Eigenvector Analysis. Actual Problems of Aviation and Aerospace Systems-processes, models, experiment. 1 (7), 1-92, 1999, pp. 49-60. 
    • DE ANDRADE, Donizeti. On a Symbolic and Numerical Simulation of a Simplified Helicopter Ground Resonance Analytical Model. (paper accepted for publication on ITA ENGENHARIA MAGAZINE, Ano IV, no. 6, 1999). 
    • DE ANDRADE, Donizeti. Helicopter Market and High Tech Media-a Blooming Business. (paper accepted for publication on ITA ENGENHARIA MAGAZINE, Ano IV, no. 6, 1999). 
    • ARCOS, Daniel J. & DE ANDRADE, Donizeti. A Two-Bladed Rotor Helicopter Ground Resonance Simulation Including Eigenvector Analysis. (paper accepted for publication on ITA ENGENHARIA MAGAZINE, Ano IV, no. 6, 1999). 
    • DE ANDRADE, Donizeti. Ongoing Rotorcraft Activities in the Brazilian Aerospace Center. (paper accepted for publication on ITA ENGENHARIA MAGAZINE, Ano IV, no. 6, 1999). 
    • DE ANDRADE, Donizeti. Helicopter Technology, Part III - "Application, Market and Updates" (paper accepted for publication on ITA ENGENHARIA MAGAZINE, Ano IV, no. 6, 1999). 
    • DE ANDRADE, Donizeti. Helicopter Technology, Part II - "Technological Advancements in the Last Decades" (paper accepted for publication on ITA ENGENHARIA MAGAZINE, Ano IV, no. 6, 1999). 
    • DE ANDRADE, Donizeti. Helicopter Technology, Part I - "Historical Scenario" (paper accepted for publication on ITA ENGENHARIA MAGAZINE, Ano IV, no. 6, 1999). 

    Gazeta Mercantil Articles

    • DE ANDRADE, Donizeti. Helicopter Market and High Tech Media-a Blooming Business (Final), May 13, 1999, Section Opinion, page 2, Parayba Valley Section. 
    • DE ANDRADE, Donizeti. Helicopter Market and High Tech Media-a Blooming Business (Part I), May 12, 1999, Section Opinion, page 2, Parayba Valley Section. 
    • DE ANDRADE, Donizeti. Getting Educated, Informed and Knowing How to Communicate, Essential Ingredients, April 1-4, 1999, Section Opinion, page 2, Parayba Valley Section. 

    Doctoral Theses - Ongoing Orientation

    • Manoela da Silva Corrêa; thesis theme: "Application of a Generalized Dynamic Inflow Model to Wind Turbine Aeroelastic Analysis." Technological Institute of Aeronautics. 
    • Daniel José Arcos; thesis theme: "Helicopter Ground Resonance Involving an Unsteady and Three-dimensional Aerodynamics." Technological Institute of Aeronautics. 
    • Hélio de Assis Pegado; thesis theme: "Helicopter Ground Resonance Involving an Unsteady and Tree-dimensional Aerodynamics." Technological Institute of Aeronautics. 

    Master Theses Oriented

    • Hélio de Assis Pegado - Master of Science, Technological Institute of Aeronautics. Date of Defense: November 13, 1998; title: "Multibladed-rotor Helicopter Ground Resonance." 
    • Daniel José Arcos - Master of Science, Technological Institute of Aeronautics. Date of Defense: August 16, 1996; title: "Study of Ground Resonance in a Simplified Two-bladed Rotor Model" 
    • Manoela da Silva Corrêa - Master of Science, Technological Institute of Aeronautics. Date of Defense: December 19, 1995; title: "Coupling of a Generalized Dynamic Wake Model to Elastic Restraint Rigid Blade Equations for Helicopter Aeroelastic Analysis in Hover." 

    Master Theses - Ongoing Orientation

    • Ronaldo Vieira Cruz; theme: "Isolated Rotor Blades Dynamics". Technological Institute of Aeronautics (research just started). 
    • Luiz Eduardo Miranda; theme: "Helicopter Autorotation: Aerodynamics and Performance". Technological Institute of Aeronautics (defense expected by July 2000). 

    Scientific Initiation - Ongoing Orientation

    • Student: João Bosco Martinolli; research theme: "Study of the performance characteristics of V/STOL aircraft with emphasis on the tiltrotor configuration"; work started in November 1988. Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA) 
    • Student: Luís Marcelo Coelho Acosta; research theme: "Conceptual Design of a primary civil trainer aircraft"; work started in March 1999. Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA) 
    • Student: Denis Balaguer; research theme: "Strategic Planning in High Tech Companies"; work started in August 1999. University of Taubaté (UNITAU) (Co-advisor: Prof. Richard Rigobert Lucht, Technological Institute of Aeronautics, ITA) 
    • Student: José Márcio Pereira Figueira; research theme: "Compound Helicopter-Performance"; work started in March 1999; Technological Institute of Aeronautics, (ITA) (scholar of CNPq, Brazilian National Council for Research and Scientific Development, PIBIC) 
    • Student: Carlos Augusto Lima e Souza; research theme: "Compound Helicopter-Stability and Control"; work started in March 1999; Technological Institute of Aeronautics, (ITA) (scholar of CNPq, Brazilian National Council for Research and Scientific Development, PIBIC) 

    Last ITA's Graduation Work Orientation

    • Engineer: José Carlos Papa; Class: 1997; work title: "Performance in Vertical Descent of Helicopters and Its Application in Preliminary Design" (scholar of CNPq, Brazilian National Council for Research and Scientific Development) 
    • Engineer: Otávio Batista de Carvalho Neto; Class: 1996; work title: "Evaluation of the Brazilian Helicopter Market" (scholar of CNPq, Brazilian National Council for Research and Scientific Development). (Co-adviser: Prof. Claudio Jorge Pinto Alves, ITA) 
    • Engineer: André Cadime de Godói; Class: 1996; work title: "Investigation of Helicopter Main Rotor Tip Shapes for Design Purposes" (scholar of CNPq, Brazilian National Council for Research and Scientific Development). (Co-adviser: Prof. Luis Carlos de Castro Santos, University of São Paulo) 
    • Engineer: Luciano Toledo de Campos; Class: 1996; work title: "Study of a Composite Wing Model Using a Macromechanical Theory" (scholar of CNPq, Brazilian National Council for Research and Scientific Development). (Co-adviser: Prof. Hazim Ali Al-Qureshi, ITA) 
    • Engineer: Umberto Grohmann Ortolan; Class: 1996; work title: "Aerodynamical Model for Wind Turbine Application" (scholar of CNPq, Brazilian National Council for Research and Scientific Development). (Co-adviser: Master Manoela da Silva Corrêa, EMBRAER Aircraft Corporation) 
    • Engineer: Fernando Lukas Miglorância; Class: 1996; work title: "Study and Numerical Implementation of an Aeroelastic Model for Application in Preliminary Design of Helicopters" (scholar of FAPESP, São Paulo State Research Fostering Foundation). (Co-adviser: Master Manoela da Silva Corrêa, EMBRAER Aircraft Corporation) 

    Latest Lectures

    • “Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering – Current Scenario and Perspectives”, Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA), August 25, 1999, and University of Mogi das Cruzes (UMC), October 20, 1999
    • "Professional Career Perspective: "(a lot of) Questions & (just few trial) Answers", Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA), September 11, October 6 and 13, 1999 
    • "Helicopter and Rotary Wing Aircraft: Historical Retrospect and Engineering Considerations", Flight Test Course-Helicopters, Aeronautics and Space Institute (IAE), February 23 and 25, 1999 
    • "Helicopter and Rotary Wing Aircraft: Historical Retrospect", Flight Test Course-Helicopters, Aeronautics and Space Institute (IAE), August 20, 1998 
    • "Technological Scenario, Historical Retrospect and Market of Helicopters and Rotary Wing Aircraft," Flight Test Course-Helicopters, Aeronautics and Space Institute (IAE), April 13, 1998. 
    • "Topics of Interest in Helicopter and Rotary Wing Engineering", Mathematics and Statistics Institute (IME), University of São Paulo, March 19, 1998
    • "Update in Helicopters and Rotary Wing Aircraft", Brazilian Air Force Academy, October 29, 1997 

    Science and Technology Associations

    • American Helicopter Society (AHS); member since 1988 
    • New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), member from 1995 to 1996 
    • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA);} member since 1988 

    DdA/dda October 7, 1999