environmental control system


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environmental control system

[in¦vī·ərn¦mənt·əl kən′trōl ‚sis·təm]
(engineering)
A system used in a closed area, especially a spacecraft or submarine, to permit life to be sustained; the system provides the occupants with a suitably controlled atmosphere to permit them to live and work in the area.

environmental control system

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The system that controls the environment in which the occupants of the aircraft function. It includes the supplemental oxygen, air-conditioning, heaters, and pressurization systems, and any other feature that makes it comfortable for occupants at all altitudes.
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The Environmental Control Systems will provide temperature- and humidity-controlled, filtered, circulating air to 500 operational launch facilities, 50 operational missile alert facilities, 4 test sites at the Hill Air Force Base Strategic Missile Integration Complex, 6 sites at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California and 23 ICBM Type I trainer facilities.
The environmental control system consists of flight deck and avionics air conditioning, cabin ventilation and heating, engine bleed system, and supply air for the onboard inert gas generation system.
Having a robust environmental control system is critical for cabin safety and comfort," said Corky Townsend, chief project engineer, 747-8 program, Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
A regenerable filter would be installed permanently into an aircraft's environmental control system, avoiding the need for changing and disposing of filter elements, and requiring only minimal maintenance.
Engineers and technicians at Hamilton Standard were in constant contact with NASA's Mission Control in Houston to ensure that the environmental control system in the LM could be modified to provide enough pure oxygen for the astronauts to breathe, without the oxygen becoming contaminated with the build-up of carbon dioxide.
We selected Pall because of its advanced technology, expertise and proven ability to develop and deliver a customized solution that meets the very exacting requirements of this new aircraft," said Don Stein, 787 environmental control system program manager for Hamilton Sundstrand.
23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In the typical aircraft environmental control systems (ECS), the bleed air is cooled by air from the aircraft slipstream and then enters a compressor, which boosts the turbine inlet pressure to increase the temperature drop.
The S-97 RAIDER has UTC Aerospace Systems-supplied engine systems aboard including flight control computer, cockpit interface unit, cockpit remote processing unit, active vibration control unit, propeller gearbox, propeller drive shaft, propeller drive coupling, damper assembly and engine input coupling, environmental control systems, actuation and propeller systems, red and green navigation lights, tail navigation light and anti-collision beacon.
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: The Overhaul of Air Conditioning and Heat Exchanger Equipment plus PDS in support of Environmental Control Systems Components, Fuel Heaters and Oil Coolers.
Reuters has quoted a person familiar with the aircraft's configuration as saying that the damaged area appears close to galleys and environmental control systems.
Honeywell has signed an $800 million equipment deal with Cessna to provide navigation, communication and environmental control systems for the new Citation Latitude and Citation Longitude aircraft.
JOB TITLE: Regional Environmental Control Systems (ECS) Service Manager/Assessor.

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