Aircraft Systems Classifications

Enables aerospace professionals to quickly and accurately reference key information about all types of aircraft systems

Aircraft Systems Classifications: A Handbook of Characteristics and Design Guidelines provides comprehensive information on aircraft systems delivered in a concise, direct, and standardized way, allowing readers to easily find the information they need. The book presents a full set of characteristics and requirements for all types of aircraft systems, including avionic, mission, and supporting ground systems, in a single volume. Readers can delve further into specific topics by referencing the detailed glossary and bibliography.

To aid in reader comprehension, each aircraft system is broken down according to various criteria, such as:

  • Purpose, description, and safety
  • Integration with other systems
  • Key interfaces and design drivers
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Best practices and future trends

Written for aerospace professionals, researchers, and advanced students with some existing knowledge of the aircraft industry, this book allows readers to quickly reference information on every aspect of aircraft systems.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright
  4. About the Authors
  5. Acknowledgements
  6. Sources of Background Information
  7. Glossary
  8. 1 Introduction
  9. 2 The Airframe and Systems Overview
  10. 3 Vehicle Systems
  11. 4 Avionic Systems
  12. 5 Mission Systems
  13. 6 Supporting Ground Systems
  14. 7 Modelling of Systems Architectures
  15. 8 Summary and Future Developments
  16. Index
  17. End User License Agreement