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Adaptive and Online Health Monitoring System for Autonomous Aircraft

Saed Hussain; Maizura Mokhtar; Sergio Z. Bayo; Joe Howe;
Open Access
  • Published: 13 Aug 2012
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Good situation awareness is one of the key attributes required to maintain safe flight, especially for an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). Good situation awareness can be achieved by incorporating an Adaptive Health Monitoring System (AHMS) to the aircraft. The AHMS monitors the flight outcome or flight behaviours of the aircraft based on its external environmental conditions and the behaviour of its internal systems. The AHMS does this by associating a health value to the aircraft's behaviour based on the progression of its sensory values produced by the aircraft's modules, components and/or subsystems. The AHMS indicates erroneous flight behaviour when a deviatio...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputerApplications_COMPUTERSINOTHERSYSTEMS
free text keywords: H330, SAFER, Engineering, business.industry, business, Control system, Situation awareness, Systems engineering, Automotive engineering, Health information, Monitoring system, Fault tolerance

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