Public Domain Papers

  1. Hesham Azzam and Jim McFeat (2015) "Guidance On Integrating Matured SHM Systems Into UK Military Aircraft," The 10th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (IWSHM), Stanford, CA, September 2015. Also in Structural Health Monitoring 2015, DEStech Publication, Inc.,
    ISBN No. 978-1-60595-275-8.
  2. Iain Hebden, Steve Diehl, Jim McFeat and Hesham Azzam (2015) "Applicability of a UK MASAAG Guidance Paper to F-35 SPHM Evolution," The 10th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (IWSHM), Stanford, CA, September 2015. Also in Structural Health Monitoring 2015, DEStech Publication, Inc.,
    ISBN No. 978-1-60595-275-8
  3. Hesham Azzam and Jim McFeat (2015) “MASAAG Paper 123, Development, Validation, Verification and Certification of Structural Health Monitoring Systems for Military Aircraft,” The UK Military Aircraft Structural Airworthiness Advisory Group.
    https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/military-aircraft-structural-airworthiness-advisory-group-masaag-documents.
  4. Jim McFeat and Hesham Azzam (2014) “The Requirements and Challenges of a Generic Configurable IVHM Solution,” NATO Science and Technology Organization, Applied Vehicle Technology Panel, STO-MP-AVT-223, 16-17 October 2014, Brussels, Belgium.
  5. Matthias Buderath, Jim McFeat, and Hesham Azzam (2013) “The Need for Guidance on Integrating SHM within Military Aircraft Systems,” A Keynote Paper, The 9th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (IWSHM), Stanford, CA. Also published in Structural Health Monitoring, 2014, Vol. 13(6) 581–590, DOI: 10.1177/1475921714546062.
  6. Patent: System and Method For Wind Turbine Health Management, Inventors: Sameer Vittal, Subrat Nanda, Amit Joshi, Donna Green and Hesham Azzam, http://www.google.com/patents/US20100138267
  7. Hesham Azzam and Jim McFeat. (2011) “A validation Methodology for Structural Health Management,” SAE International Paper 2011-01-2608, Presented in SAE 2011 AeroTech Congress and Exhibition, Toulouse, France, October 2011. http://dx.doi.org/10.4271/2011-01-2608.
  8. Civil Aviation Authority, Safety Regulation Group, “HUMS Extension to Rotor Health Monitoring”, CAA Paper 2008/05, 2009. http://publicapps.caa.co.uk/modalapplication.aspx?appid=11&catid=1&id=3391&mode=detail&pagetype=65.
  9. Hesham Azzam, Shridhar Nath and Thierry Laffont. (2009) “Rapid Introduction of Affordable, Structural Condition Based Maintenance Plus Prognostics (CBM+) Solutions,” Presented in SAE 2009 AeroTech Congress and Exhibition, Seattle, Washington, USA, November 10-12, 2009.
  10. Hesham Azzam and Mark Thomson. (2009) “HUMS Extensions for Structural Health Management (SHM),” Presented in the 5th International HUMS User Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA,September 29th – October 1st, 2009.
  11. Hesham Azzam, Shridhar Nath and Thierry Laffont. (2009) “An Affordable, Comprehensive Structural Condition Based Maintenance Plus Prognostics (CBM+) Framework” Presented in the 12th Joint NASA/FAA/DOD Conference on Aging Aircraft, Kansas City, Missouri, May 4-7, 2009. http://www.meetingdata.utcdayton.com/agenda/Agenda.asp?ID=aging200976037738
  12. Peter Knight, Hesham Azzam, Simon Newman and Andrew Chipperfield. (2008) “Artificial Intelligence and Mathematical Models for Intelligent Management of Aircraft Data,” International Conference on Prognostics and Health Management, PHM08, Denver, USA, October 2008. ISBN 9781424419357. http://www.proceedings.com/04259.html.
  13. Hesham Azzam and Peter Knight. (2008) “Rotor System Diagnostics and HUMS Extensions for Affordable CBM,” Presented at the American Helicopter Society 64th Annual Forum, Montréal, Canada, April 29 – May 1, 2008. ISBN 9781617829291. http://www.proceedings.com/11806.html
  14. Hesham Azzam and Peter Knight. (2008) “Rotor System Diagnostics and CBM Strategies for Future HUMS,” AHS International CBM Specialists’ Meeting: Technical Specialists’ Meeting on Condition Based Maintenance, Huntsville, Alabama, USA, 12-13-Feb 2008. ISBN 9781605601038. http://www.proceedings.com/02629.html
  15. Hesham Azzam, Peter Knight and Frank Beaven. (2008) “A Fleet Management Damage Tolerant Approach For Aging Aircraft,” 11th Joint NASA/FAA/DOD Conference on Aging Aircraft, Phoenix, Arizona, April 2008.
  16. Hesham Azzam and Malcolm Wallace. (2007)“FUMSTM Force Life Management for Advanced Tactical Aircraft,” Presented in the 4th International HUMS User Conference, GE Aviation, Winchester, UK, September 2007
  17. Hesham Azzam. (2007) “HUMS and FUMSTM Information Technologies,” The 11th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics: WMSCI 2007 Jointly with The 13th International Conference on Information Systems Analysis and Synthesis: ISAS 2007, July 8-11, 2007, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  18. Hesham Azzam, Ian Grainger, Peter Knight and Roger Ellison. (2007) “FUMSTM Fleet Management Applications and Algorithms,” Second World Congress on Engineering Asset Management and the Fourth International Conference on Condition Monitoring, Harrogate, United Kingdom, 11-14 June 2007.
  19. Hesham Azzam, Frank Beaven, Andrew Smith and Robert Horabin. (2007) “FUMSTM a System for Qualified Integrated Vehicle Health Management,” Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, 2007.
  20. Hesham Azzam, Frank Beaven, Peter Knight and Malcolm Wallace. (2007) “FUMSTM, a Fleet and Usage Management System for Aircraft Structural Integrity,” Presented in the 2007 F-16 ASIP Review Technical Session, 14 June 2007, Lockheed Martin (FW).
  21. Hesham Azzam, Frank Beaven, Andrew Smith and Malcolm Wallace. (2007) “FUMSTM Fleet Management Applications and Algorithms,” 10th Joint DoD/NASA/FAA Conference on Aging Aircraft, 2007.
  22. Stuart Driver, Mark Robinson, Ed Moses, Hesham Azzam and Peter Knight. (2007) “The UK MOD EUCAMS Strategy and the FUMSTM Developments,” 2007 IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings, March 2007. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2007.352909, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=4161666
  23. Hesham Azzam, Andrew Smith, Frank Beaven and Iain Hebden. (2007) “FUMSTM Technologies for Advanced Structural PHM,” 2007 IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings, March 2007. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2007.352908, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=4161665.
  24. Hesham Azzam, Jonathan Cook, Malcolm Wallace, Andrew Smith, Peter Foote and Jim McFeat. (2006) “The Loads and Damage detection Techniques of a Fleet and Usage Management System (FUMSTM),” 9th Joint FAA/DoD/NASA Aging Aircraft Conference, 2006.
  25. Hesham Azzam, Roger Ellison, Jonathon Cook, Peter Knight, Ken Bryant and Stuart Driver. (2006) “Fleet and Usage Management System (FUMSTM) Technologies for Gas Turbines,” Proceedings of GT2006, ASME Turbo Expo 2006: Power for Land, Sea and Air. Paper no. GT2006-90759 pp. 735-743, Barcelona, Spain, May 8-11, 2006. http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1115/GT2006-90759.
  26. Hesham Azzam, Jonathan Cook, Peter Knight and Ed Moses. (2006) “FUMSTM Fusion and Decision Support For Intelligent Management Of Aircraft Data,” 2006 IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings, March 2006. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2006.1656115, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=1656115.
  27. Hesham Azzam, Frank Beaven, Malcolm Wallace and Iain Hebden. (2006) “Optimisation of Fusion and Decision Making Techniques for Affordable SPHM,” 2006 IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings, March 2006. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2006.1656093, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=1656093.
  28. Hesham Azzam, Frank Beaven, Malcolm Wallace, Ken Bryant, Andrew Smith, Iain Hebden, Peter Foote and Jim McFeat. (2005) “A Certifiable Approach to Structural Prognostic Health Management,” Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford, CA, US, September 2005. ISBN 1-932078-51-7.
  29. Peter Knight, Jonathan Cook and Hesham Azzam. (2005) “Intelligent Management of Helicopter Health and Usage Management Systems Data,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 219 No. 6, pp 507- 524, June 2005. http://dx.doi.org/10.1243/095441005X33402, http://pig.sagepub.com/content/219/6/507.
  30. Nigel Wakefield, Ken Bryant, Peter Knight and Hesham Azzam. (2005) “FUMSTM Artificial Intelligence Technologies Including Fuzzy Logic For Automatic Decision Making,” Fuzzy Information Processing Society, 2005 NAFIPS, Annual Meeting of the North American. pp 25-30, June 2005. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/NAFIPS.2005.1548501, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=1548501.
  31. Hesham Azzam, Frank Beaven, Iain Hebden, Lou Gill and Malcolm Wallace. (2005) “Fusion and Decision Making Techniques for Structural Prognostic Health Management,” 2005 IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings, March 2005. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2005.1559683, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=1559683.
  32. Hesham Azzam, Jonathan Cook, Peter Knight and Nigel Wakefield. (2005) “FUMSTM Fusion for Improved Aircraft MAAAP,” 2005 IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings, March 2005. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2005.1559685, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=1559685.
  33. Malcolm Wallace, Hesham Azzam and Simon Newman. (2004) “Indirect Approaches to Individual Aircraft Structural Monitoring,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 218 No. 5 329-346, May 2004. http://pig.sagepub.com/content/218/5/329, http://dx.doi.org/10.1243/0954410042467059.
  34. Hesham Azzam, Jonathan Cook and Stuart Driver. (2004) “FUMSTM Technologies for Verifiable Affordable Prognostics Health Management (PHM),” 2004 IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings, March 2004. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2004.1368195, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=1368195.
  35. Hesham Azzam, Louis Gill, Frank Beaven and Malcolm Wallace. (2004) “A Route for Qualifying/Certifying an Affordable Structural Prognostic Health Management (SPHM) System,” 2004 IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings, March 2004. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2004.1368197, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=1368197.
  36. Hesham Azzam. (2002) “FUMSTM, a Risk Control Framework for Prognostic Health Management,” Proceedings of the TTCP AER TP-3 Worksop on Prognostics, The Technical Cooperation Program, DSTL, Farnborough, UK, 27-28 May, 2002.
  37. Hesham Azzam, Ian Grainger, Rachel Powell and Ken Bryant. (2002) “The Evolution of FUMSTM, a Prognostic Health Management System,” Proceedings of the First European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Paris, France, July 2002. ISBN 13: 978-1- 932078-08-4.
  38. Malcolm Wallace, Hesham Azzam, Iain Hebden and Louis Gill. (2002) “Monitoring the Damaging Effects of Aircraft Rare Events,” Proceedings of the First European Conference on Structural Health Monitoring, Paris, France, July 2002. ISBN 13: 978-1-932078-08-4.
  39. Frank Beaven, Hesham Azzam, Iain Hebden, and Louis Gill. (2002) “A Mathematical Network Approach to Structural Prognostic Health Management,” Proceedings of the First European Conference on Structural Health Monitoring, Paris, France, July 2002. ISBN 13: 978-1-932078-08-4.
  40. Brian Larder, Hesham Azzam, Charles Trammel, and Gerry Vossler. (2000) "Smith Industries HUMS: Changing the M from Monitoring to Management," Proceedings of IEEE Aerospace Conference, March 2000. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2000.877919, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=877919.
  41. Hesham Azzam and Neil Harrison. (1999) “Intelligent Management of Helicopter HUMS Data,” Published by the UK Civil Aviation Authority, CAA Paper 99006, 1999.
  42. Malcolm Wallace and Hesham Azzam. (1999) “Development and Use of a Finite Element Model to Investigate the Relationship Between Helicopter Hub Loads and Airframe Stresses,” Proceedings of 1999 MSC Users’ Conference, June 1999.
  43. Malcolm Wallace, Simon Skrzypczak and Hesham Azzam. (1999) “Synthesising Helicopter Mass and Centre of Gravity from Flight Parameters,” Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management (COMADEM 99): Proceedings of the 12th International Congress, Swansea,, UK, 1999. ISBN 1 901892 13 1.
  44. Hesham Azzam. (1999) “Evaluation of Gas Turbine Fatigue and Usage Codes for Prognostic Management Systems,” Gas Turbine Life: Diagnostics and Prognostics, S679 Seminar, Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), 6 July 1999.
  45. Hesham Azzam. (1998) “FUMSTM- An Emerging Technology for Improved Safety, Reduced Costs and Increased Availability of Aircraft,” Farnborough International Technology Exploitation Conference, 9-10 September 1998.
  46. Hesham Azzam. (1998) “Mathematical Networks for Thermal Transient and Non-Transient Progressive Fatigue of Engine Components,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 212 No. 2, 125-136, February 1998. http://dx.doi.org/10.1243/0954410981532199, http://pig.sagepub.com/content/212/2/125.
  47. Hesham Azzam. (1997) “The Use of Mathematical Models and Artificial Intelligence Techniques to Improve HUMS Prediction Capabilities,” The Royal Aeronautical Society, Proceedings of Innovation in Rotorcraft Technology, pp16.1-16.14, 1997. ISBN 1-85768- 083-9. http://hdl.handle.net/10068/361471.
  48. Hesham Azzam. (1997) “A Practical Approach for the Indirect Prediction of Structural Fatigue from Measured Flight Parameters,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 211 No. G1, pp 29-38, 1997. http://dx.doi.org/10.1243/0954410971532479, http://pig.sagepub.com/content/211/1/29.abstract.
  49. Hesham Azzam and Jason Hazell. (1996) “Appraisal of Advanced Diagnostic Strategies Using A Suite of Helicopter Fault Simulations,” Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management (COMADEM 96): Proceedings of the 8th International Congress, Sheffield, UK, 1996.
  50. Hesham Azzam and Mike Andrew. (1995) “A Modular Intelligent Data Administration Approach for Helicopter Health and Usage Monitoring Systems,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 209 No. G2, pp 139-145, 1995.
  51. Hesham Azzam, Chris Mead and Ian Grainger. (1993) “Combining Neural Network Technology with Vibration Analysis for Detecting Helicopter Mechanical Faults,” Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management (COMADEM 93): Proceedings of the Fifth International Congress, Bristol, UK, 1993. ISBN 1-871056-72-1.
  52. Hesham Azzam and Mike Andrew. (1993) “Modal Testing and Machine Learning Techniques for Structural Health Monitoring,” International conference of Structural Dynamic Modelling, Test, Analysis and Correlation, Edited by NAFEMS, 1993.
  53. Hesham Azzam and Rob Callan. (1992) “Unsupervised Classification of Helicopter Faults,” Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management (COMADEM 92): Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress, Senlis, France, 15-17 July 1992. ISBN 2- 85400-236-9.
  54. Hesham Azzam and Rob Callan. (1992) “Vibration and Oil Debris Analysis for Advanced Helicopter Health and Usage Monitoring Systems,” Journal of Condition Monitoring & Diagnostic Technology, Vol. 3 No 1, August 1992. ISSN: 0957-7661.
  55. Hesham Azzam and Mike Andrew. (1992) “The Use of Math-Dynamic Models to Aid the Development of Integrated Health and Usage Monitoring Systems,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 206 No. G1, pp. 71-76, 1992.
  56. Mike Andrew and Hesham Azzam. (1991) “The Application of Math Dynamic Models to Characterise a Range of Helicopter Rotor System Faults,” 17th European Rotorcraft Forum, September 1991.
  57. Hesham Azzam and Richard Talbot. (1991) “An Appraisal of Defective-Machine-Math- Dynamic Models for Machine Health Audits,” Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management (COMADEM 91): Proceedings of the Third International Congress, Southampton, UK, 2-4 July 1991, ISBN 10: 0750301546, ISBN 13: 9780750301541.
  58. Hesham Azzam and Paul Taylor. (1986) “An Improved Assumed Mode Method for Estimating the Motion of a Nonuniform Rotor Blade,” 12th European Rotorcraft Forum, September, 1986.
  59. Hesham Azzam and Paul Taylor. (1986) “Investigation of Helicopter Twin-Rotor Characteristics,” 12th European Rotorcraft Forum, September, 1986.
  60. Hesham Azzam. (1986) “Investigation of Single and Twin Rotor Behaviour,” PhD thesis, University of Southampton, 1986. http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/52106/.
  61. Hesham Azzam and Paul Taylor. (1985) “A Robust General Helicopter Trim Program,” 11th European Rotorcraft Forum, September, 1985.
  62. Hesham Azzam and Paul Taylor. (1985) “A Prescribed Wake Model for Helicopter Behaviour,” 11th European Rotorcraft Forum, September, 1985.
  63. Hesham Azzam. (1980) “Investigation of Rotor Wing Interference,” MSc thesis, Southampton University, 1980.

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