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Knowledge Based FO-LAN Design Environment For The Health Monitoring And Control Of Space Systems
Author(s): A. Choudry
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Paper Abstract

Avionics for the advanced aerospace systems is becoming increasingly more sophisticated to meet the demands of on-board automated real time control, diagnostics and health monitoring. This requires a large number of sensors and processors distributed throughout the vehicle. A large amount of data and control/command signals have to be handled by the network onboard. The weight, noise immunity, high bandwidth and power consumption are some of the advantages offered by FO-LAN's (Fiberoptic Local Area networks). These features serve the avionic network needs very well. Designing a FO-LAN's is generally done on an individual basis and every new FO-LAN has to be designed from scratch. Recent advances in Al and CIM (Computer Integrated Manufacturing) have helped develop powerful techniques for creating design environments where components and networks can be designed (and simulated, if desired) directly from system specifications. We are using such techniques to develop a design environment for avionics FO-LAN's.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 February 1989
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0989, Fiber Optic Systems for Mobile Platforms II, (9 February 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.959842
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A. Choudry, University of Alabama in Huntsville (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0989:
Fiber Optic Systems for Mobile Platforms II
Norris E. Lewis; Emery L. Moore, Editor(s)

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