EC2041 AVIONICS Syllabus- Anna University


EC2041

AVIONICS
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UNIT I

INTRODUCTION




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Introduction to aircraft Axes system Parts, importance and role of Avionics systems
which interface directly with pilot Aircraft state sensor systems Navigation systems
External  world  sensor  systems   task  automation  systems.  Avionics  architecture evolution. Avionics Data buses - MIL STD 1553, ARINC 429, ARINC 629.

UNIT II         RADIO NAVIGATION                                                                                    9
Types of Radio Navigation ADF, DME, VOR, LORAN, DECCA, OMEGA. ILS, MLS

UNIT III          INERTIAL AND SATELLITE NAVIGATION SYSTEMS                           9

Inertial sensors Gyroscopes, Accelerometers, Inertial navigation systems Block diagram, Platform and strap down INS. Satellite Navigation - GPS

UNIT IV          AIR DATA SYSTEMS AND AUTOPILOT                                                  9
Air data quantities – Altitude, Airspeed, Mach no., Vertical speed, Total Air temperature, Stall warning, Altitude warning. Autopilot basic principles – longitudinal and lateral autopilot.

UNIT V           AIRCRAFT DISPLAYS                                                                             9
Display technologies LED, LCD, CRT, Flat Panel Display. Primary Flight parameter displays - Head Up Display, Helmet Mounted Display, Night vision goggles, Head Down Display, MFD, MFK, Virtual cockpit.

TOTAL= 45 PERIODS TEXT BOOKS
1.    Albert Helfrick. D, Principles of Avionics, Avionics communications Inc., 2004
2.    Collinson, R.P.G, Introduction to Avionics, Chapman and Hall, 1996.

REFERENCES

1.    Middleton, D.H, Avionics Systems, Longman Scientific and Technical, Longman
Group UK Ltd, England, 1989.
2.    Spitzer, C.R. ‘Digital Avionics Systems, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., USA
1993.
3.    Spitzer, C.R, The Avionics Handbook, CRC Press, 2000.
4.    Pallet, E.H.J, Aircraft Instruments and Integrated Systems, Longman Scientific









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