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Record 89 of 86790
Testing For EM Upsets In Aircraft Control Computers
Author and Affiliation:
Belcastro, Celeste M.(NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA.)
Abstract: Effects of transient electrical signals evaluated in laboratory tests. Method of evaluating nominally fault-tolerant, aircraft-type digital-computer-based control system devised. Provides for evaluation of susceptibility of system to upset and evaluation of integrity of control when system subjected to transient electrical signals like those induced by electromagnetic (EM) source, in this case lightning. Beyond aerospace applications, fault-tolerant control systems becoming more wide-spread in industry; such as in automobiles. Method supports practical, systematic tests for evaluation of designs of fault-tolerant control systems.
Publication Date: Feb 01, 1994
Document ID:
19940000043
(Acquired Dec 28, 1995)
Accession Number: 94B10043
Subject Category: ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS
Report/Patent Number: LAR-14498
Document Type: NASA Tech Brief
Publication Information: NASA Tech Briefs (ISSN 0145-319X); 18; 2; P. 28; (SEE N90-14061/TB)
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: NASA Langley Research Center; Hampton, VA, United States
Description: In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: AIRCRAFT CONTROL; ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE; FLIGHT CONTROL
Availability Source: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV
Availability Notes: Additional information available through: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV 26003, (Tel: 1-800-678-6882).
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