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19th DASC. 19th Digital Avionics Systems Conference. Proceedings (Cat. No.00CH37126)

7-13 Oct. 2000

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  • 19th DASC - The 19th Digital Avionics Systems Conference [front matter]

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):i - ix
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  • Ground surveillance radar for perimeter intrusion detection

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):7B5/1 - 7B5/7 vol.2
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    Airport security is a key issue that is being addressed worldwide by civil aviation agencies to counter the threat of terrorism. Pursuing numerous initiatives appropriate combination of techniques that will yield a realistic and cost-effective solution to this problem. This paper addresses one such solution, using the Airport Surface Detection Equipment (ASDE-3) radar for perimeter intrusion detec... View full abstract»

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  • A high speed digital recording system for continuous measurements of secondary radar channel activity

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):7B4/1 - 7B4/7 vol.2
    Cited by:  Patents (2)
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    There is significant value in building and maintaining data collection systems for monitoring the beacon radar frequencies, both for new system development and for existing system troubleshooting. This paper has described the existing and proposed Lincoln Laboratory data collection equipment, and several of the tasks to which they have been put to use over the years. Lincoln Laboratory is actively... View full abstract»

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  • Human errors in the cockpit and accidents prevention strategies from cockpit resources management perspective

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):5D1/1 - 5D1/7 vol.2
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    In order to improve safety in flight and assure the life of pilots and maintain high cost of fighters, an investigation of aircraft accidents in recent years is stressed and systematized in the R.O.C. Air Force. This is to submit detailed proposals and assure correct strategy for preventing accidents. The study is established on the basis of the development of cockpit resource management. The stud... View full abstract»

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  • An open architecture for automatic test systems with system-level diagnosis capabilities

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):6B4/1 - 6B4/8 vol.2
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    Describes an ATS architecture specifically designed for system-level diagnosis of complex systems. The modular, open and distributed nature of the architecture supports the integration of third-party software products, increases the scalability of the solution and allows a better distribution of functionality and data over multiple computers. By enforcing the separation of diagnostic functionality... View full abstract»

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  • Terminal Doppler weather radar (TDWR) coverage of satellite airports

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):7B3/1 - 7B310 vol.2
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    The Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Terminal Doppler Weather Radar (TDWR) system detects and reports hazardous weather in and around airport terminal approach and departure zones. The TDWR identifies and warns air traffic controllers (ATCs) of low altitude wind shear hazards caused by microbursts and gust fronts, in addition to reporting on precipitation intensities and providing advanced ... View full abstract»

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  • Safe Maintenance in Aviation Resource and Training (SMART) Center: maintenance resource management training for naval aviation over the World Wide Web

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):5C5/1 - 5C5/8 vol.2
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    In 1999, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) School of Aviation Safety sponsored a Maintenance Resource Management (MRM) training for 17 squadrons located across the United States. It was hosted on the Safe Maintenance in Aviation Resource and Training (SMART) Center, which utilizes the technical capabilities of the World Wide Web to provide resources and training for the continuing education of a... View full abstract»

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  • Implementing an AI-ESTATE based diagnostic engine component

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):6B3/1 - 6B3/9 vol.2
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    This paper focuses on the construction of a Diagnostic Engine Component (DEC) based on the IEEE 1232 Standard known as “AI-ESTATE” as part of a new approach to constructing and using Automatic Test System (ATS) software in the support of the modern digital avionics maintenance program. Traditional ATS have been constructed of single monolithic software programs that run on single machi... View full abstract»

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  • Aiding Navy helicopter aircrews in handling mechanical fault emergencies

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):5E5/1 - 5E5/9 vol.2
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    This paper presents an overview of a research program which is investigating how to generate and present information to Navy helicopter aircrews to help them handle mechanical problems in-flight. This work seeks to provide a mechanism for alerting aircrews to problems that are identified and potentially diagnosed by a Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS). HUMS alerting is combined with a conc... View full abstract»

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  • Structural health monitoring: degradation mechanisms and system requirements

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):6C2/1 - 6C2/8 vol.2
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    An understanding of potential damage mechanisms, structural design criteria and fail-safe features, structural maintenance philosophy is needed in order to develop a sensor-based system to effectively monitor structural condition. The purpose of this paper is to review the primary aging mechanisms in current aging aircraft, identify a sensing and data management strategy to monitor aircraft struct... View full abstract»

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  • Innovative radar multistatic techniques for air traffic control

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):7B2/1 - 7B2/7 vol.2
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    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) been evaluating a prototype integrated Advanced Surface Movement Guidance System(A-SMGCS). Key A-SMGCS surveillance technologies including Airport Surface Detection Equipment (ASDE-3) radar, inductive loops, 1090 MHz ADS-B, and Mode S multilateration are fused to provide multi-sensor surveillance cov... View full abstract»

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  • Deployment of Safe Flight 21 enhancements

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):7A2/1 - 7A2/5 vol.2
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    This paper discusses three significant issues that will shape the deployment of Safe Flight 21. It is not clear how these issues will be resolved, but it can be concluded that some of the applications will have to be significantly changed in order to meet the requirements of the many stakeholders involved in the use of the avionics, ground infrastructure and operational procedures. Therefore, it w... View full abstract»

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  • CAPTOR: a model for delivering Web-based intelligent tutoring system technology

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):5C4/1 - 5C4/5 vol.2
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    The goal of the Crisis Action Planning Tutored On-line Resource (CAPTOR) project is to design, develop, and implement a state-of-the-art, Internet-based course of instruction that utilizes Intelligent Tutoring System (ITS) technology. ITS technology is ideally suited to teach complex, cognitive tasks, such as those required for troubleshooting, problem-solving, and for resolving critical situation... View full abstract»

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  • Open system protocols for aviation data link applications

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):7E3/1 - 7E3/6 vol.2
    Cited by:  Papers (1)  |  Patents (4)
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    Discusses the advantages to the aviation data link community of employing “open system” design in the data link communications system architecture. The two candidate open system protocols, ATN and Internet, have been outlined and compared against a set of criteria for aviation data link applications. It is argued that the Internet protocols should be selected as the communications fram... View full abstract»

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  • The ACeS digital channelizer-the next generation in regional digital satellite telephone communications

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):8B3/1 - 8B3/6 vol.2
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    Describes the Digital Channelizer of the Asia Cellular Satellite (ACeS) system. Using the system architecture and design as the means, this paper illustrates some of the effective and ineffective system engineering activities in the development of the Digital Channelizer. The Digital Channelizer supports two types of simultaneous traffic switching: frequency division multiplex (FDM) switching and ... View full abstract»

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  • Remote Diagnosis Server

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):6B2/1 - 6B2/8 vol.2
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    Modern systems such as fly-by-wire aircraft, nuclear power plants, manufacturing facilities, battlefields, etc. are all examples of highly connected network enabled systems. Many of these systems are also mission critical, and need to be monitored round the clock. Such systems typically consist of embedded sensors in networked subsystems that can transmit data to central (or remote) monitoring sta... View full abstract»

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  • Human factors considerations for the design and evaluation of electronic flight bags

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):5A1/1 - 5A1/7 vol.2
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    There is currently great interest in developing stand-alone electronic devices to support flight deck tasks. These devices, called “Electronic Flight Bags,” (EFBs) were originally seen as a repository for electronic documents. Today, some airlines envision EFBs as multi-function devices supporting an array of applications, while others envision a simple low-end device used only for vie... View full abstract»

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  • Surface movement guidance and control systems applications for the new century

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):7D4/1 - 7D4/8 vol.2
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    By combining the information provided by ground radar tracking, multilateration, ADS-B, vehicle tracking, embedded loop sensors, flight information data, ASR, and other air traffic management systems comprehensive data base, information will be making decisions with the same data. Thus, sensor fusion supports the long-term goals of an integrated air space management system in a collaborative decis... View full abstract»

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  • Airborne Battle Management System (ABMS)

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):5E4/1 - 5E4/8 vol.2
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    The Navy under the Airborne Battle Management System (ABMS) program, sponsored by ONR Code 31 (Command, Control and Combat Systems) and executed by NAVAIR, is addressing the shifting focus of naval operations to power projection in a littoral environment, as expressed in “Forward from the Sea” and “Operational Maneuver from the Sea”. To effectively project naval power into ... View full abstract»

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  • Doppler-weather signal processing for a rapid RF- and PRF-agile airport surveillance radar

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):7C5/1 - 7C5/8 vol.2
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    The capabilities of surveillance radar assets are being extended to provide Doppler-weather sensing at select major airports. Currently, the ASR-9 radar can be augmented with a wind-shear processor (WSP) to provide data on wind shear, gust fronts, storm tracks and local precipitation levels. The radar, however, is primarily an aircraft surveillance system that features several characteristics that... View full abstract»

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  • A state-space model of fatigue crack growth for real-time structural health management

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):6C1/1 - 6C1/8 vol.2
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    This paper presents formulation and validation of a nonlinear dynamical model of fatigue crack growth in ductile alloys under variable-amplitude loading including single-cycle overloads, irregular sequences, and random loads. The model is formulated in the state-space setting based on the crack closure concept and captures the effects of stress overload and reverse plastic flow. The state variable... View full abstract»

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  • Distributed scalable architectures for health monitoring of aerospace structures

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):6C4/1 - 6C4/8 vol.2
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    In recent studies, monitoring the health of certain aerospace structures has been shown to be a key step in reducing the life cycle costs for structural maintenance and inspection. Since the health of the structures ultimately determines the health of a vehicle, health monitoring is also an important prerequisite for improved aviation safety. In this paper, we present the preliminary results from ... View full abstract»

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  • Measurements of ADS-B Extended Squitter performance in the Los Angeles basin region

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):7B1/1 - 7B1/8 vol.2
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    The Los Angeles Basin ADS-B Measurement Trials provided a quantitative assessment of the existing interference environment at 1090 MHz and the surveillance performance of Mode S Extended Squitter in that environment. Redundancy in the measurement equipment and in the flight configurations chosen during the trials provided extensive cross checking capability, and greatly increased the integrity of ... View full abstract»

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  • Feasibility study of ATN baseline 1 avionics use for U.S. Oceanic air traffic control operations

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):7E5/1 - 7E5/7 vol.2
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    The results of this paper indicate that ATN Baseline 1 does not have the messages required to support current oceanic operations as well as future oceanic initiative enhancements. The currently committed ATN Baseline 1 avionics architecture does not have Flight Management System integration and also does not have the required capabilities and functions. Thus ATN Baseline 2 messages capabilities an... View full abstract»

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  • Aircraft health monitoring using optical fiber sensors

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):6D1/1 - 6D1/8 vol.2
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    Fiber optic technology has been commonly used to construct strain and temperature sensors over the past decade; however, more advanced sensors such as pressure, acceleration and skin friction are needed. This paper reports on the efforts to develop pressure, acceleration and skin friction sensors for use in flight environments, specifically for airborne measurements on board the NASA F-18 Systems ... View full abstract»

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