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Aircraft Digital Electronic and Computer Systems




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ISBN 9781032104805
January 31, 2022 Forthcoming by Routledge
320 Pages 336 B/W Illustrations

 
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Book Description

Aircraft Digital Electronic and Computer Systems is a thorough introduction to the principles and practice of aircraft digital electronic, avionic and computer systems.

New to this third edition, integrated modular avionics (IMA) provides an overview of networked avionics found in the latest generation of transport aircraft. Cabin systems covers cabin networks, intercommunication, and core systems. Aircraft information systems examines flight-deck operation aided by electronic flight bags (EFB) and includes a case study that highlights the importance of information systems, as well as the potential consequences of their failure. The new edition contains several hundred test questions, and its companion website, www.66web.co.uk, offers additional resource material.

With full coverage of Module 5 and avionics topics in Modules 11 and 13, this book is ideal for those studying towards licensed aircraft maintenance engineer status, both independently and part of an EASA Part-66 or FAR-147 approved course. It will also appeal to those taking City & Guilds, EDEXCEL National or Higher National Units or a First/Foundation Degree in an aerospace related discipline.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Number Systems
3. Data Conversion
4. Data Buses
5. Logic Circuits
6. Computers
7. The CPU
8. Integrated Circuits
9. MSI Logic
10. Fibre Optics
11. Displays
12. ESD
13. Software
14. EMC
15. Avionic Systems
16. Aircraft Data Networks and AFDX
17. Large-Scale Logic Systems and VHDL
18. Integrated Modular Avionics
19. Cabin Systems
20. Aircraft Information Systems
Appendix 1. Abbreviations and Acronyms
Appendix 2. Revision Papers
Appendix 3. Answers
Appendix 4. Serial Data Communications: RS-232
Appendix 5. Decimal, Octal, Hexadecimal, Binary and ASCII Values

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Biography

Mike Tooley has over thirty years’ experience of teaching electrical principles, electronics and avionics to engineers and technicians. He is author of several books, including Electronic Circuits (Routledge, 2020) and Engineering Science (Routledge, 2021).