COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Aviation Electronics
Course Code: 
15ECE323
Year Taught: 
2015
Type: 
Elective
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Aviation Electronics' is an elective course offered for the B. Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) in Electronics and Communication Engineering at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Introduction to avionics - Systems design parameters and specifications - Traceability - Ilities - Avionics architecture - LRU/LRM - Backplane standards - Data bus – topologies - word formats - MIL-STD 1553B - ARINC 429 - ARINC 629 - CSDB – FCAD.

Unit 2

Fault diagnosis methodologies - FMEA - FTA - Fault tolerance and recovery - NOTAM - Practical exercises.

Unit 3

New avionics systems - Cockpit instruments - User interface - Navigation - Guidance and Flight Control - Stores management system - Data communications.

TEXTBOOKS

  1. Albert Helfrick, "Principles of Avionics, Airline Avionics", Fourth edition, 2007
  2. Keith W. Bose, "Aviation Electronics", Howard W. Sams& Company Inc., 1981.

REFERENCES

  1. Ian Moir, Allan Seabridge, "Aircraft Systems: Mechanical, electrical, and avionics subsystems integration", Professional Engineering Publishing Limited, London and Bury St Edmunds, UK, 2001.
  2. Cary R. Spitzer, "The Avionics Handbook", CRC Press, 2001 Qiping Chu et al., Advances In Aerospace Guidance, Navigation and Control, Springer, 2013.