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IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine

Issue 5 • Date May 2001

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  • IEEE 1394: a growing computer connectivity standard for automated test

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):7 - 10
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
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    This paper describes the latest trends in the IEEE 1394 ("firewire/sup TM/" or "iLink/sup TM/") standards and why it is becoming the connectivity standard of choice for automatic test applications. Why move to IEEE 1394, what are the possible risks with doing so, what are some of the myths associated with IEEE 1394 and a practical example of an automatic test application will all be presented with... View full abstract»

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  • Integrated flight control systems: a new paradigm for an old art

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):17 - 22
    Cited by:  Papers (3)
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    The automatic flight control computer was a revolutionary development in the early days of flight, even in its primitive electromechanical form. It evolved into an electronic computing device, starting as an analog computer and maturing into software run on a digital, general-purpose microprocessor. The current accepted industry standard is to use a dedicated microprocessor in its own enclosure fo... View full abstract»

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  • Batteries for "grid dependent" cars and hybrid electric vehicles

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):39 - 46
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  • Interfacing aircraft to commercial personal computers

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):11 - 16
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    The focus of this paper is the concept of utilizing commercial PC products and interfacing them to military and commercial aircraft. The problem of the life cycle of the different products is examined from multiple viewpoints, Existing products are described, the architecture for each implementation is derived, and their strengths and weaknesses are explored. Finally an attempt to define the root ... View full abstract»

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  • Smart Sensor Web: Web-based exploitation of sensor fusion for visualization of the tactical battlefield

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):29 - 36
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    Smart Sensor Web (SSW) is a recent DUSD (S&T) initiative inspired by extraordinary technological advances in sensors and microelectronics and by the emergence of the Internet as a real time communication tool. The overall vision for SSW is an intelligent, Web-centric distribution and fusion of sensor information that provides greatly enhanced situational awareness, on demand, to warfighters at... View full abstract»

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  • X-33 redundancy management system

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):23 - 28
    Cited by:  Papers (4)  |  Patents (2)
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    The X-33 is an unmanned advanced technology demonstrator with a mission to validate new technologies for the next generation of Reusable Launch Vehicles. Various system redundancies are designed in the X-33 to enhance the probability of successfully completing its mission in the event of faults and failures during flight. One such redundant system is the Vehicle and Mission Computer that controls ... View full abstract»

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  • Trunking vs. conventional radio systems

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):3 - 6
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    Correctional Service Canada (CSC) has recently replaced the aging, out-of-date radio communications systems in all major CSC facilities with new conventional digital radio systems. Based on very specific and restrictive operational requirements coupled with developments in digital radio technology and the Associated Public Communications Officers (APCO) Project 25 digital radio standards, it was d... View full abstract»

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