Case Study

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Aircraft Power Supply Design & Development (HW, SW and Mechanical)

 

Executive Summary 

The scope of this project includes:

  • Software design and development
  • Hardware design and development
  • Mechanical Enclosure Design and development
  • Certification

 

Tools & Software / Standards 

  • C l C++ l Ada l MATLAB / Simulink l PERL | Tcl/Tk l LabVIEW
  • Tools: DOORS l ARTiSAN l ClearCase l ClearQuest | PVCS | Mentor expedition | Hyperlinks | Unigraphics
  • Bus Protocols: Arinc429 l Arinc825 / CAN Bus l AFDX | SPI l Mil-Std-1553B l I2C l RS-485 l RS-422
  • Chipsets: TI l ATMEL l Microchip | PPC | Renesas | Freescale
  • Standards: RTCA-DO-178B
  • RTOS : QNX | VxWorks | RT-Linux
  • Standards : RTCA-DO-178B/C | RTCA-DO-254 | RTCA-DO-160G

 

Case Study 

Scope:

Design and Development of firmware for Aircraft Power Supply Module (APS) for Airbus and Boeing Fleet.

Functionality:

  • Hardware Design :
  • AC/DC and AC/AC converter
  • DC power over USB
  • Power Management
  • POST and BITE
  • Overload, short circuit, over/under voltage protection
  • Communication using RS-485, I2C

 

Approach/Solution:

  • System Requirement Analysis
  • Software & Hardware Requirements Specification
  • Software Design:
  • SW I/F definitions, State diagrams, sequence diagrams, SDD
  • Hardware Design:
  • Schematics development, HW I/F definitions,, HDD
  • Software Development
  • Prototype Development
  • SW Testing : LLT, SSIT, HSIT
  • HW Testing : Board bring up, Functional Testing, Environmental Testing, Certification

 

Tools 

  • Renesas H8S2378 micro-controller
  • HEW, Eclipse, LabVIEW
  • DOORS, ARTiSAN, Clearcase, Clearquest, LDRA
  • C
  • Mentor expedition, Hyperlinks
  • Unigraphics