Avionics Test Equipment, by Albert Helfrick

Avionics Test Equipment

by Albert Helfrick

Publisher:
ISBN:
1885544197
Copyright Date:
2008
Edition:
3rd
Pages:
180
Binding:
Spiral-bound
Weight:
1.1lbs
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The most complete book on avionics test equipment with the latest test technology and listings of 500 suppliers in 200 categories.

Avionics Test Equipment Handbook and Directory explains equipment used for avionics testing, on the ramp or on the bench. Classes of equipment are discussed in general and then the operation of specific pieces from each class are discussed in detail. Includes civil and military equipment for technicians and engineers. Each major test instrument and system is described in terms of their application to aerospace. Also included is a directory of over 500 equipment manufacturers by company and class of device.

Four Major Sections:

  • Sec. 1 Tutorial
    • Each major test instrument and system is described in terms of their application to aerospace.
  • Sec. 2 Technology Trends
    • A review of developments affecting the test industry in both military and civil sectors. Many practical examples are described and illustrated.
  • Sec. 3 Test Standards
    • How the industry is responding to the challenge of testing new-generation avionics, and maintaining ageing fleets
  • Sec. 4 Test Directory
    • The most comprehensive listing of test equipment manufacturers producing for the aerospace industry. Indexed and cross-referenced for maximum utility by the test equipment buyer.


TABLE OF CONTENTS:

  • 1] Introduction
  • 2] Communication, Navigation & Surveillance
  • 3] The Oscilloscope in Avionics Test
  • 4] Spectrum Analyzers
  • 5] Specialized Test Equipment
  • 6] Meters
  • 7] Basic Avionics Test Equipment
  • 8] Automatic Test Equipment (ATE)
  • 9] Databus & Cable Testing
  • 10] On The Ramp
  • 11] FAA Guidance / ARINC Standards
  • 12] Test Equipment Focus
  • 13] Technology Trends
  • 14] Test Standards Documents
  • 15] Test Equipment Directory
  • 16] Company Directory

Systems covered include:
    • Air Data
    • ARINC 608
    • ATLAS
    • Bench Test
    • Cable Fault Detectors
    • Calibration
    • Communications
    • Couplers
    • Databus Analyzers
    • Databus Interfaces
    • Data Monitors
    • Data Recording
    • Dedicated ATE
    • Depot-Base
    • Emulators
    • Flight Control
    • Flight Line Test
    • Frequency Counters
    • Generators
    • General Purpose ATE
    • Instrumentation
    • Interrogation
    • Oscilloscopes
    • PC-based Tools
    • Ramp Testers
    • Reflectometers
    • Repair & Overhaul
    • Signal Monitors
    • Simulators
    • SMART
    • Software Productivity
    • Spectrum Analyzers
    • TDR
    • VME

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