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Dr. Sc. Milan Vrdoljak, Associate Professor

 
TELEPHONE: +385 1 6168 530
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FAX: +385 1 6156 940
E-MAIL: milan.vrdoljak@fsb.hr
ROOM: 107, 1st floor, East building
 

 

Research and professional activities

  • Applied aerodynamics
  • Rotor aerodynamics
  • Aircraft performance, stability and control
  • Flight simulators and training devices
  • Ballistics

 

Education

  • 2004 ... Dr. Sc., University of Zagreb , Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, Thesis: "Pusher propeller influence on the aircraft aerodynamic characteristics".
  • 05/1995–01/1999 ... Master of Technical Science, University of Zagreb , Postgraduate Study of Guidance and Control of Moving Objects; Thesis: "Influence of the vortex sheet from the trailing edge of the upper lifting surface on the downstream lifting surface".
  • 10/1991–02/1995 ... Bachelor of mechanical engineering, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, Mech. eng. undergraduate study.
  • 10/1989–10/1991 ... University of Split, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, Mech. eng. undergraduate study.
  • 09/1977–06/1989 ... Mathematics and Computer Science Secondary School , Split.

 

Positions and assignments

  • 2012- ... Associate Professor, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture Department of Aeronautical Eng.
  • 2010 - … Head of Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb.
  • 2007-2012 ... Assistant Professor, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, Department of Aeronautical Eng.
  • 2005-2007 ... Senior research assistant, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture Department of Aeronautical Eng.
  • 2001-2005 ... Researcher / advisor for simulators and training devices at Institute of Defense Studies , Research and Development, Ministry of Defense.
  • 1995-2001 ... Research assistant, University of Zagreb.
  • 1998-2005 ... Associate assitant at Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, Aeronautical eng. undergraduate study, Airplane Flight Mechanics, Aircraft guidance and control, Aerodynamics I, Aircraft design

 

Memberships

  • AIAA - American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • GAMM - Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik
  • HDM- Croatian Society of Mechanics

 

Lectures

Lectures:

  • Aerodynamics I
  • Aircraft Performance
  • Aircraft Stability and Control
  • Helicopters I
  • Aircraft Design (associate)
  • Aircraft Design II, project (associate)

Lecture materials:

 

Research projects

 
  • Research associate, Croatian Science Foundation, 2011-2013 (principal researcher prof. dr. sc. Zdravko Terze)
 
  • Research associate, Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia, Grant No. 120-1201829-1664, 2007-2012 (principal researcher prof. dr. sc. Zdravko Terze)
 
  • Research associate, Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia, Grant No. 0120-333, 2002.-2005. (principal researcher prof. dr. sc. Zdravko Terze)
  • 'Computational Algorithms for Dynamic Simulation of Landing Aircraft'
 
  • Research associate, Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Croatia , Grant No. 0120-333, 2002. – 2006. (principal researcher prof. dr. sc. Zdravko Terze)
  • 'Experimental Modeling in Subsonic Windtunnel'
 
  • Research associate, Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Croatia, Grant No. 0120-007, 2002. – 2006. (principal researcher prof. dr. sc. Petar Kesić)

 

List of references

  • Terze, Z., Vrdoljak, M., Zlatar, D. Numerical Flight Vehicle Forward Dynamics with State-Space Lie-Group Integration Scheme. Proceedings of the ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE 2013). Portland, 2013.
  • Terze, Z., Vrdoljak, M., Zlatar, D. Dynamic Simulation of Helicopter Airborne Maneuvers with Numerical Integration Scheme in Lie-Group Setting. ECCOMAS Thematic Conference Multibody Dynamics 2013 Book of Abstracts. Terze, Zdravko (ed.). Zagreb, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, 2013. pp.25-26.
  • Vuković, D., Vrdoljak, M., Rašić, J. The tactics of firefighting and stability analysis of helicopter equipped with water cannon. Fire fighting and managment. Vol.3 (2013), No.1; pp.4-15.
  • Vuković, D., Matijašević D., Vrdoljak, M. Analysis of supersonic flow in Oswatitsch inlet configuration. Proceedings in applied mathematics and mechanics (PAMM). Vol.11 (2011.), Iss.1; pp.673-674.
  • Vrdoljak, M., Zovak, I. Application of Steady State Model for Flight Path Planning of the Fighter Airplane Including Take- off and Landing. Proceedings of 7th ICCSM International Congress of Croatian Society of Mechanics. Virag, Z., Kozmar, H., Smojver, I. (ed.). Zagreb, Studio HRG & Croatian Society of Mechanics, 2012. pp.1-10.
  • Vuković, D., Janković, S., Vrdoljak, M. Analysis of the Stability of the Helicopter with Water Cannon. Proceedings of 7th ICCSM International Congress of Croatian Society of Mechanics. Virag, Z. Kozmar, H., Smojver, I. (ed.). Zagreb, Studio HRG & Croatian Society of Mechanics, 2012. pp.1-7.
  • Vuković, Danijel; Slamić, Miroslav; Janković, Slobodan; Vrdoljak, Milan. About the influence of the atmosphere over the wildfire on the flight dynamics for the helicopter simulator application. Proceedings of the 36th European Rotorcraft Forum, 3AF, Pariz, Francuska, 7-9.9.2010., pp. 1-8.
  • Zastavnik, Filip; Vrdoljak, Milan. Simulacija leta helikoptera u stvarnom vremenu modelom prve razine. Zbronik radova Trećeg susreta Hrvatskog društva za mehaniku, Edited by Bošnjak-Klečina, Mirjana, Treći susreti Hrvatskog društva za mehaniku, Osijek, 18.06.2010. pp.115-120.
  • Terze, Z., Vrdoljak, M., Zlatar, D. Geometric Mathematical Framework for Multibody System Dynamics. Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics, ICNAAM 2010. Simos, T.E. (ed.). New York, American Institute of Physics (AIP), 2010. pp.1288-1291.
  • Terze, Z., Vrdoljak, M., Wolf, H. Numerical Simulation of Landing Aircraft Dynamics. Strojarstvo: Časopis za teoriju i praksu u strojarstvu, No.6, Vol.51 (2009), pp.657-665.
  • Župan, J., Vrdoljak, M. About the Estimation of the Required Power for a Helicopter in Forward Flight. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Coupled Methods in Numerical Dynamics - CMND2009 , Split, September 16-19. 2009., Edited by Terze, Z. and Lacor, C., Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, Zagreb, 2009., pp.335-344.
  • Terze, Z., Matijašević D., Vrdoljak, M. Numerical Fluid-Structure Interaction of Multibody Dynamical Systems in Incompressible Flow. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Coupled Methods in Numerical Dynamics - CMDN2009 , Split, September 16-19. 2009., Edited by Terze, Z. and Lacor, C., Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, Zagreb, 2009., pp.203-217.
  • Terze, Z. Matijašević, D., Vrdoljak, M., Koroman, V. Fluid-Structure Interaction in the Framework of Numerical Dynamic Simulation of Multibody Systems. Proceedings of the International Forum on Aeroelasticity and Structural Dynamics (IFASD 2009), Seatle, SAD, 21-25. June 2009., pp.1-15.
  • Terze, Z., Matijašević, D., Vrdoljak, M., Koroman, V. Differential-Geometric Characteristics of Optimized Generalized Coordinates Partitioned Vectors for Holonomic and Non-Holonomic Multibody Systems. Proceedings of ASME IDETC2009, 7th MSNDC (Symp. Differential-Geom. Methods in MBD, Non-linear Dynamics and Control), New York, ASME, 2009. pp.1-9.
  • Vrdoljak, M., Jankovic, S., Popovic, S., Slamic, M., Kostic, T., Cosic, K. Helicopter External Load Simulation and Visualization for Aerial Firefighting, The International Conference "Flight Simulation and Training. Russian Market", Zhukovsky, Russia, 19-20 June 2008.
  • Vrdoljak, M. Aerodynamic characteristics of propeller in non-axial flow, Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (PAMM), Vol.7, 2007, (in preparation, accepted).
  • Terze, Z., Vrdoljak, M., Wolf, H. Numerical Simulation of Landing Aircraft Dynamics, Strojarstvo: Časopis za teoriju i praksu u strojarstvu, 2007. (in preparation)
  • Vrdoljak, M., About the propeller influence on aircraft stability derivatives, Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (PAMM), Vol.3, 2003., pp.346--347.
  • Vrdoljak, M., About the propeller influence on aircraft aerodynamic characteristics, Proceedings of 4th International Congress of Croatian Society of Mechanics, Bizovac, 18.-20. September, 2003., pp.563--570.
  • Vrdoljak, M., Contribution to the propeller aerodynamic interference, Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (PAMM), Vol.2, 2003., pp.308--309.
  • Vrdoljak, M., Jankovic, S., Aircraft performance obtained from modified point mass model, ZAMM – Zeitschrift für Angewandte Matematik und Mechanik, 81(suppl.3):S 625–S 626, 2001.
  • Vrdoljak, M., Contribution to the strip theory application in the component buildup method, ZAMM – Zeitschrift für Angewandte Matematik und Mechanik, 80(suppl.3):S 613–S 614, 2000.
  • Milan Vrdoljak, About the Interference Between Lifting Surfaces in BWT and BCW Configurations, Editors: P. Marovic, J. Soric, N. Vrankovic, Proceedings of the 2 nd Congress of Croatian Society of Mechanics, pages 535-542, Supetar,18.-20. September 1997.

 

Selected technical reports

  • Vrdoljak, M., Terze, Z. Izračun performansi i model leta helikoptera Bell 206B-3. FSB, Zagreb, 2009.
  • Terze, Z., Vrdoljak, M. Prva faza razvoja modela protupožarnog vjedra kao podvjesnog tereta; Prva faza razvoja pojedinačnih modula simulatora Mi-171Sh. FER, Zagreb 2009.
  • Program realizacije simulatora leta za helikopter Mi-171Sh, FER, Zagreb, 2008.
  • M.Vrdoljak, Software technical documentation of training device SIMIG2000 (prototype): 6DOF model, models of target and model of guidance system in C for DSP; Implementation and OFFLINE testing, Faculty of Electrical Eng. and Computing, Zagreb , 2006. (in croatian only)
  • Jankovic, S., Vrdoljak, M., Software technical documentation of training device SIMIG2000 (prototype): models of targets, Faculty of Electrical Eng. and Computing, Zagreb, 2006. (in croatian only)
  • Vrdoljak, M., Functional model of simulator SIMIG 2000 for AA system, Igla: OFFLINE testing, Faculty of Electrical Eng. and Computing, Zagreb, 2005. (in croatian only)
  • Jankovic, S., Vrdoljak, M., Firing tables for rocket 122mm M92, MoD, Zagreb , 2002. (in croatian only)
  • Z. Virag, Jankovic, S., Cvitanovic, I., Vrdoljak, M., Review of methods for aircraft aerodynamic analysis, Institute for defense studies, research and Development, Zagreb , 2002. (in croatian only)
  • Jankovic, S., Vrdoljak, M., Bralo B., Test reports for 6DOF model of flight training device FTD TL-21 for airplane MiG-21, Soko Z.I., Pula , 2002. (in croatian only)
  • Jankovic, S., Vrdoljak, M., Aerodynamic model for airplane MiG-21, Soko Z.I., Zagreb , 2002. (in croatian only)
  • Jankovic, S., Vrdoljak, M., Static and dynamic stability for projectile 120mm M95E, Center for technology transfer, Zagreb , 1999. (in croatian only)
  • Jankovic, S., Vrdoljak, M., Aerodynamic model for rocket Metis, Center for technology transfer, Zagreb , 1998. (in croatian only)
  • Jankovic, S., Vrdoljak, M., Stability analysis for projectiles ER122mm and ER152mm, Arma, Zagreb , 1997. (in croatian only)

 

Mentorship

  • Andric, Marijan. Model leta bespilotne letjelice konfiguracije leteceg krila / zavrsni rad - diplomski/integralni studij. Zagreb, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, 2014.
  • Goran, Sasa. Model helikopterskog rotora zatvorene forme / zavrsni rad - diplomski/integralni studij. Zagreb, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, 28.03. 2014.
  • Morovic, Dinko. Performanse bespilotnog autogira / zavrsni rad - diplomski/integralni studij. Zagreb, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, 2014.
  • Perus, Irena. Analiza utjecaja tla na aerodinamicke znacajke krila primjenom metode nosece linije / zavrcni rad - diplomski/integralni studij. Zagreb, PMF-Fizika, 2014. (ko-mentor: Horvatic, Davor)
  • Simic, Augustino. Vizualizacija gibanja helikopterskog rotora uz interaktivno upravljanje / zavrsni rad - diplomski/integralni studij. Zagreb, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, 2014.
  • Spoljaric, Marko. Projektiranje helikoptera za potrebe hitne medicinske pomoci / zavrsni rad - diplomski/integralni studij. Zagreb, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, 16.07. 2014.
  • Vince, Fran Zvonimir. Analiza odabranih performansi lakog sportskog zrakoplova temeljem mjerenja iz leta / zavrsni rad - diplomski/integralni studij. Zagreb, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, 2014.
  • Semenov, Oleg. Konceptualno projektiranje transportnog helikoptera / diplomski rad. Zagreb, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, 2013.
  • Hecimovic, Maja. Primjena teorije nosece linije na krilo slozene geometrije / zavrsni rad - preddiplomski studij. Zagreb, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, 2012.
  • Peleh, Stjepko. 6DOF model cetverorotornog helikoptera / zavrsni rad - diplomski/integralni studij. Zagreb, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, 2012.
  • Simic, Augustino. Analiza helikopterskog rotora u vertikalnom letu primjenom teorije nosece linije / zavrsni rad - preddiplomski studij. Zagreb, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, 2012.
  • Vidovic, Bojan. Analiza aerodinamickih koeficijenata superkriticnog profila / zavrsni rad - preddiplomski studij. Zagreb, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, 2012.
  • Zahirovic, Damir. Analiza stabilnosti male letjelice konfiguracije leteceg krila / zavrsni rad - preddiplomski studij. Zagreb, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, 2012.
  • Adamic, Tihomir. Analiza dinamike leta cetverorotornog helikoptera / zavrsni rad - diplomski/integralni studij. Zagreb, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, 2011.
  • Bogdanovic, Igor. Vizualizacija gibanja i upravljanja helikopterskim rotorom kao dopuna nastavnim materijalima e-ucenja / diplomski rad. Zagreb, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, 2011.
  • Goran, Sasa. Analiza aerodinamickih znacajki propelera s primjenom na bespilotnu letjelicu / zavrsni rad - preddiplomski studij. Zagreb, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, 2011.
  • Palovcik, Andreja. Sustav voÄ‘enja u prilazu za slijetanje putnickog aviona / diplomski rad. Zagreb, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, 2011.
  • Zovak, Ivan. Planiranje leta borbenog aviona primjenom modela gibanja u ravnoteznom letu / magistarski rad. Zagreb, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, 2011.
  • Ćosić, Jelena, Analiza sila i momenata na repu helikoptera NOTAR konfiguracije, diplomski rad (komentor; voditelj prof.dr.sc. Z.Virag), Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, Zagreb, 2011.
  • Petrovčić, Matija, Utjecaj pojave leda na aerodinamičke karakteristike profila, završni rad, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, Zagreb, 2011.
  • Pospiš, Igor. Analiza dinamičke stabilnosti radio-upravljanog zrakoplova, diplomski rad, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, Zagreb, 2010.
  • Zastavnik, Filip. Model leta helikoptera, diplomski rad, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, Zagreb, 2010.
  • Ćosić, Jelena. Proračun performansi putničkog turbo-propelerskog zrakoplova, završni rad, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, Zagreb, 2009.
  • Župan, Josip. Primjena teorije elementarnog kraka za analizu rotora helikoptera u vertikalnom i horizontalnom letu. diplomski rad, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, Zagreb, 2009.
  • Triplat, Marko. Analiza kvalitete direktnog upravljanja putničkog zrakoplova, diplomski rad, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, Zagreb, 2008.

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Prof.dr.sc. Milan Vrdoljak, Head
Prof.dr.sc. Zeljko Bozic
Prof.dr.sc. Ivica Smojver
Doc.dr.sc. Dubravko Matijasevic
Dr.sc. Frane Majic
Dr.sc. Darko Ivančević
Dr.sc. Dario Zlatar

   
 
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