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2016-09-15
WIP Standard
AIR5575A
This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) discusses the often overlooked relationship between hot stamp marking and the environmental conditions that contribute aircraft wiring problems and discusses current beliefs of military service experts, regulatory agencies and industry standard writing bodies about the potential hazards imposed by the hot stamping process.

Although prominent members of the aerospace community are taking aggressive measures to phase out the hot stamping of interconnecting wire, the process lingers on, particularly within the operations of smaller manufacturers, modification shops, and operator maintenance facilities. In recent years, non-impact marking processes have been developed that can mark virtually all of the common wire types used in aerospace interconnect applications. The purpose of this document is to encourage full conversion to non-impact marking processes in order to reduce the probability of causing damage to the wire insulation.

2016-09-15
WIP Standard
ARP5369B
These guidelines have been written to provide process information regarding the hot stamp method of marking wire identification directly on aerospace wires and cables. This document is not intended to encourage the use of hot stamp marking or to endorse the related process. This method of marking wire identification may be prohibited on any aerospace vehicle wiring that is required to conform to the provisions of MIL-W-5088L or AS 50881. Methods which do not deform wire or cable insulation, such as Ink Jet, Dot Matrix or UV Laser marking are encouraged as a means of minimizing the possibility of insulation damage, particularly on insulation constructions of less than 0.010 in wall thickness. In recognition that the present use of hot stamp wire marking is widespread and may continue for an extended period, the guidelines provided in this document are intended to provide process control information necessary to minimize the possibility of insulation damage.
2016-09-14
Article
Increasing its presence in a region some are beginning to refer to a “Silicon Valley – East,” Germany-based auto supplier Bosch this week opened an expanded technical center in Pittsburgh, PA, doubling the size of its longstanding technical facility at another site in the city that has become a hotbed of autonomous-vehicle and robotics development.
2016-09-14
Article
A high-fidelity test bed is used to conduct cyber assurance testing for commercial vehicles including long-haul trucks.
2016-09-14
WIP Standard
AS50861B
This specification covers polyvinyl chloride insulated single conductor electric wires made with tincoated copper conductors or silver-coated copper alloy conductors as specified in the applicable detail specification. The polyvinyl chloride insulation of these wires may be used alone or in combination with other insulating or protective materials.
2016-09-14
WIP Standard
AS81044B
This specification covers single conductor electric wires made as specified in the applicable specification sheet with tin-coated, silver-coated, or nickel-coated copper or copper alloy conductors insulated with crosslinked polyalkene, crosslinked alkane-imide polymer, or polyarylene. The crosslinked polyalkene, crosslinked alkane-imide polymer, or polyarylene may be used alone or in combination with other insulation materials as specified in the specification sheet.
2016-09-14
WIP Standard
AIR4886A
The purpose of this document is to establish the requirements for Real-Time Communication Protocols (RTCP). Systems for real-time applications are characterized by the presence of hard deadlines where failure to meet a deadline must be considered a system fault. These requirements have been drive predominantly, but not exclusively, by aerospace type military platforms and commercial aircraft, but are generally applicable to any distributed, real-time, control systems. These requirements are primarily targeted for the Transport and Network Layers of peer to peer protocols, as referenced in the Open System Interconnect Reference Model (2.2.1 and 2.2.2), developed by the International Standards Organization (ISO). These requirements are intended to complement SAE AS4074 (2.1.1) and AS4075 (2.1.2), and future SAE communications standards.
2016-09-14
WIP Standard
AS15532A
The emphasis in this standard is the development of data word and message formats for AS15531 or MIL-STD-1553 data bus applications. This standard is intended as a guide for the designer to identify standard data words and messages for use in avionics systems and subsystems. These standard words and messages, as well as the doumentation format for interface control document (ICD) sheets, provide the basis for defining 15531/1553 systems. Also provided in this standard is the method for developing additional data word formats and messages that may be required by a particular system but are not covered by the formats provided herein. It is essential that any new word formats or message formats that are developed for a 15531/1553 application follow the fundamental guidelines estalbished in this standard in order to ease future standardization of these words an messages. The standard word formats presented represent a composite result of studies conducted by the U.S.
2016-09-14
WIP Standard
AS4074B
This standard specifies the characteristics of the SAE Linear Token Passing Bus (LTPB) Interface Unit. The LTPB provides a high reliability, high bandwidth, low latency serial interconnection network suitable for utilization in real time military and commercial applications. Multiple redundant data paths can be implemented to enhance reliability and survivability in those applications which require these attributes. The token passing and data exchange protocols are optimized to provide low latency and fast failure detection and correction. Physical configurations with bus lengths up to 1000 m can be accommodated.
2016-09-14
WIP Standard
AIR4271A
This Aerospace Information Report (AIR) has been prepared by the Systems Applications and Requirements Subcommittee of SAE Committee AS-2. It is intended to provide guidance primarily, but not exclusively, for specifiers and designers of data communication systems for real time military avionics applications within a platform. The subject of high speed data transmission is addressed from two standpoints 1) the influence of developments in technology on avionics architectures as a whole and 2) the way in which specific problems, such as video, voice, closed loop control, and security may be handled. While the material has been prepared against a background of experience within SAE AS-2 relating to the development of a family of high speed interconnect standards, reference to specific standards and interconnect systems is minimized.
2016-09-14
WIP Standard
AS4074/2B
This slash sheet specifies the operational parameters and characteristics of a particular implementation of the SAE Linear, Token Passing Bus (LTPB) Interface Unit. This slash sheet defines the following: a. the physical media interface: this slash sheet specifies the characteristics of the optical interface to the physical bus media; b. the minimum and maximum timing requirements for operation of this implementation of the LTPB; c. the data coding used to encode and decode the data for transmission; and d. the default values to be loaded into the timers of the LTPB interface at power-up prior to intervention by the host processor.
2016-09-14
WIP Standard
AIR5683A
MIL-STD-1553 establishes requirements for digital command/response time division multiplexing (TDM) techniques on military vehicles, especially aircraft. The existing MIL-STD-1553 network operates at a baud rate of 1 Mbps and is limited by the protocol to a maximum data payload capacity of approximately 700 kilobits per second. The limited capacity of MIL-STD-1553 buses coupled with emering data rich applications for avionics platforms plus the expense involved with changing or adding wires to thousands of aircraft in the fleet has driven the need for expanding the data carrying capacity of the existing MIL-STD-1553 infrastructure.
2016-09-14
WIP Standard
AS4074/3B
This slash sheet specifies the operational parameters and characteristics of a particular implementation of the SAE Linear, Token Passing Bus (LTPB) Interface Unit. This slash sheet defines the following: a. the physical media interface: this slash sheet specifies the characteristics of the optical interface to the physical bus media; b. the minimum and maximum timing requirements for operation of this implementation of the LTPB; c. the data coding used to encode and decode the data for transmission; and d. the default values to be loaded into the timers of the LTPB interface at power-up prior to intervention by the host processor.
2016-09-14
WIP Standard
AS4074/1B
This slash sheet specifies the operational parameters and characteristics of a particular implementation of the SAE Linear, Token Passing Bus (LTPB) Interface Unit. This slash sheet defines the following: a. the physical media interface: this slash sheet specifies the characteristics of the optical interface to the physical bus media; b. the minimum and maximum timing requirements for operation of this implementation of the LTPB; c. the data coding used to encode and decode the data for transmission; and d. the default values to be loaded into the timers of the LTPB interface at power-up prior to intervention by the host processor.
2016-09-14
Technical Paper
2016-01-1870
Jun Ma, Maofei Xu, Yuchun Du
Abstract Gesture control has been increasingly applied to automotive industry to reduce the distraction caused by in-vehicle interactions to the primary task of driving. The aim of this study is to find out if gestures can reasonably be used to control in-car devices. Since there exists a big cultural difference of gesture between different countries because of its particularity, a set of gestures which support intuitive human-machine interaction in an automotive environment is searched. The results show a gesture dictionary for a variety of on-board functions, which conforms to Chinese drivers’ driving habits. Furthermore, this paper also describes a driving simulator test to evaluate the usability of gesture from different aspects including the effectiveness, efficiency, satisfaction, memorability and security. Static driving simulator is considered as an excellent environment for the in-car secondary task as its high safety level, repeatability and reliability.
2016-09-14
Technical Paper
2016-01-1879
Libo Huang, Liang Chang, Jie Bai, Huanlei Chen
Abstract Millimeter-wave automotive radars can prevent traffic accidents and save human lives as they can detect vehicles and pedestrians even in night and in bad weather. Various types of automotive radars operating at 24 and 77 GHz bands are developed for various applications, like adaptive cruise control, blind-spot detection and lane change assistance. In each year, millions of millimeter-wave radar are sold worldwide. Millimeter-wave radar is composed of radar hardware and radar signal processing software, which detects the targets among noise, measures the distance, longitudinal speed and the azimuth angle of the targets, tracks the targets continuously, and controls the ego vehicle to brake or accelerate. Performance of the radar signal processing software is closely related with the radar hardware properties and radar measurement conditions.
2016-09-14
Technical Paper
2016-01-1887
Hui Sheng Ma, Erqing Zhang, Shufang Li, Zhengnan Lv, Jing Hu
Abstract Today it is already practically feasible to consider fully automatic operation of vehicles in restricted areas. The character of V2X service used in autonomous driving can be described as low latency, high reliability, high traffic and high mobility. In this paper we give a V2X design for 5G network to support autonomous driving. The design target is to achieve as low as 1ms delay between user planes of air interface, 99.999% air interface reliability through retransmissions limited in 10ms duration, at least 2000 vehicles per kilometer for low speed, 200 vehicles per kilometer for high speed, 50Mbps cell edge throughput for V2I, and 10Mbps rate for V2V. Using LTE Advanced as a baseline, we do some enhancements on network architecture, system frame structure, physical channels, and system procedure.
2016-09-14
Technical Paper
2016-01-1888
Jie Hu, Yehui Li, Jun Cai, Richard Turkson, Feng Lin, Meiyun Qiao
Abstract This research is based on the Controller Area Network (CAN) bus, and briefly analyzed its communication protocol with reference to the layered model of Open System Interconnect Reference Model (OSI). Subsequently, a data acquisition system was designed and developed including a Vehicle Communication Interface (VCI) and a laptop. After the overall architecture was built, the communication mechanism of the VCI was studied. Furthermore, the lap top app was built using the layered design followed by the implementation of a scheme for data collection and experimentation involving the test driving of a real car on road. Finally, the driving style was identified by means of fuzzy reasoning and solving ambiguity based on fuzzy theory; via training the acceleration sample and forecast using the excellent learning and generalization ability of Support Vector Machine (SVM) for high-dimensional, finite samples.
2016-09-14
Technical Paper
2016-01-1894
Siyu Chen, Libo Huang, Jie Bai, Haitao Jiang, Liang Chang
Abstract Intelligent vehicles can improve traffic safety and reduce damage caused by traffic accidents. Environmental perception system is the core of the intelligent vehicle which detects vehicles and pedestrians around the ego host-vehicle by using vehicle environmental perception sensors. Environmental perception system with the multi-sensor information fusion algorithm can utilize the advantages of each environmental perception sensor and detects targets with higher detection probability and precision. Most of the published papers are based on the sensor level fusion architecture which is not stable and robust in detecting target. This paper presents a multi-sensor fusion algorithm with central level architecture, which can improve the target detection probability compare to these with the sensor level fusion architecture.
2016-09-14
Technical Paper
2016-01-1895
Xin Bi, Zheng Ma, Wei Wang, Jinsong Du
Abstract A 24GHz multi-function assist system has been developed for advanced automotive radar, which includes different applications in Blind Spot Detection (BSD), Lane Change Assist (LCA), Doors Open Warning (DOW) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA). The multi-function radar is based on the micro-strip antenna, which has a reasonable design on main-lobe and side-lobes. According the antenna, the radar can operate in mid-range mode with a high gain and a narrow beam width, whilst performing well in short-range and wide-angle mode.
2016-09-14
Technical Paper
2016-01-1901
Zhenyi Liu, Weiwen Deng, Yaxin Li, Lijun Jiang, Xin Li, Ying Wang
Abstract Environmental sensing and perception is one of the key technologies on intelligent driving or autonomous vehicles. As a complementary part to current radar and lidar sensors, ultrasonic sensor has become more and more popular due to its high value to the cost. Different from other sensors mainly based on propagation of electromagnetic wave, ultrasonic sensor possesses some unique features and physical characteristics that bring many merits to autonomous vehicle research, like transparent obstacles and highly reflective surfaces detection. Its low-cost property can further bring down hardware cost to foster widespread use of intelligent driving or autonomous vehicles. To accelerate the development of autonomous vehicle, this paper proposes a high fidelity ultrasonic sensor model based on its physical characteristics, including obstacle detection, distance measurement and signal attenuation.
2016-09-14
Technical Paper
2016-01-1907
Yaxin Li, Ying Wang, Weiwen Deng, Xin Li, Zhenyi liu, Lijun Jiang
Abstract LiDAR sensors have played more and more important role on Intelligent and Connected Vehicles (ICV) and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) .However, the development and testing of LiDAR sensors under real driving environment for ADAS applications are greatly limited by various factors, and often are impossible due to safety concerns. This paper proposed a novel functional LiDAR model under virtual driving environment to support development of LiDAR-based ADAS applications under early stage. Unlike traditional approaches on LiDAR sensor modeling, the proposed method includes both geometrical modeling approach and physical modeling approach. While geometric model mainly produces ideal scanning results based on computer graphics, the physical model further brings physical influences on top of the geometric model. The range detection is derived and optimized based on its physical detection and measurement mechanism.
2016-09-14
Technical Paper
2016-01-1905
Gaoming Fang, Hui Chen
Abstract Electric Power Steering (EPS) is the actuator of several lateral-dynamic-related Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). A driving simulator with EPS will be much helpful for the ADAS development. However, if a real EPS is used in the driving simulator, it is quite difficult to realize the road reaction force accurately and responsively. To overcome this weakness, a virtual EPS platform is established. The virtual EPS platform contains two parts: one is the vehicle and EPS model, the other is the force feedback actuator (FFA) of the Steer-by-Wire (SBW) system. The FFA is an interface between the driver and the EPS/vehicle model. The reactive torque of the FFA is obtained based on the models. Meanwhile, the input of the EPS model is the steering angle of the FFA. Comparing to a real EPS, the virtual EPS platform has a problem of instability because of the actuator lag of the FFA. Therefore, a damping control method is applied to make the system stable.
CURRENT
2016-09-14
Standard
AS1145C
This specification covers minimum requirements for brake temperature monitoring equipment whenever used on any type and model of civil aircraft. It shall be the responsibility of the purchaser to determine the compatibility of these requirements with the application aircraft and to specify requirements in excess of these minimums as necessary.
2016-09-14
WIP Standard
AS15531A
This SAE Aerospace Standard (AS) contains requirements for a digital time division command/response multiplex data bus, for use in systems integration, that is functionally equivalent to MIL-STD-1553B with Notice 2. Even with the use of this document, differences may exist between multiplex data buses in different system applications due to particular application requirements and the options allowed in this document. The system designer must recognize this fact and design the multiplex bus controller (BC) hardware and software to accommodate such differences. These designer selected options must exist to allow the necessary flexibility in the design of specific multiplex systems in order to provide for the control mechanism, architectural redundancy, degradation concept, and traffic patterns peculiar to the specific application requirements.
2016-09-14
WIP Standard
AIR4295A
This document contains guidance for using SAE publications, AS 4112 through AS 4117 (MIL-STD-1553 related Test Plans). Included herein are the referenced test plan paragraphs numbers and titles, the purpose of the test, the associated MIL-STD-1553 paragraph, commentary concerning test methods and rationale, and instrumentation requirements.
2016-09-14
Journal Article
2016-01-1892
Jiao Guo, Weiwen Deng, Sumin Zhang, Shiqian Qi, Xin Li, Chenghao Wang, Jun Wang
Abstract The conventional radar modeling methods for automotive applications were either function-based or physics-based. The former approach was mainly abstracted as a solution of the intersection between geometric representations of radar beam and targets, while the latter one took radar detection mechanism into consideration by means of “ray tracing”. Although they each has its unique advantages, they were often unrealistic or time-consuming to meet actual simulation requirements. This paper presents a combined geometric and physical modeling method on millimeter-wave radar systems for Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) modulation format under a 3D simulation environment. With the geometric approach, a link between the virtual radar and 3D environment is established. With the physical approach, on the other hand, the ideal target detection and measurement are contaminated with noise and clutters aimed to produce the signals as close to the real ones as possible.
2016-09-14
Technical Paper
2016-01-1900
Yafei Wang, Hiroshi Fujimoto, Yoichi Hori
Abstract Vehicle lateral states such as lateral distance at a preview point and heading angle are indispensable for lane keeping control systems, and such states are normally estimated by fusing signals from an onboard vision system and inertial sensors. However, the sampling rates and measurement delays are different between the two kinds of sensing devices. Most of the conventional methods simply neglect measurement delay and reduce sampling rate of the estimator to adapt to the slow sensors/devices. However, the estimation accuracy is deteriorated, especially considering the delay of visual signals may not be constant. In case of electric vehicles, the actuators for steering and traction are motors that have high control frequency. Therefore, the frequency of vehicle state feedback may not match the control frequency if the estimator is infrequently updated.
2016-09-14
Technical Paper
2016-01-1878
Yuxiang Feng, Pejman Iravani, Chris Brace
Abstract The major contribution of this paper is the general description of a complete integrating procedure of autonomous vehicle system. Using Robot Operating System (ROS) as the framework, process from senor integration to path planning and path tracking were performed. Based on an off-road All-Terrain Vehicle, an Extended Kalman filter based autonomous control strategy was developed on the ROS. Both the position estimation and autonomous control were performed on the ROS platform. For the position estimation phase, sensory measurements from GPS, IMU and wheel odometry were acquired and processed on ROS. In accordance with the ROS architecture, separate packages were developed for each sensor to gather and publish corresponding measurements. Furthermore, Extended Kalman filtering was performed to fuse all sensory measurements to achieve an optimizing accuracy.
2016-09-14
Journal Article
2016-01-1903
Tao Wang, Weiwen Deng, Sumin Zhang, DaZhi Wang, Junyong Liu
Abstract Intelligent vehicles have gained increasing popularity in recent years as traffic safety and efficiency have become the major challenges faced by automotive industry. Vehicle positioning system, such as GPS, plays more and more important role on intelligent or autonomous driving. Intelligent vehicle technologies have been developed and tested mainly based on intensive field experiment under various driving scenarios. However, the large variation, uncertainty and complexity of the driving environment, including buildings, traffic and weather conditions have posed great challenges on test repeatability and system robustness. This paper proposes a GPS model considering software-centered observation errors. The focus of the research is on its error to reflect the real signals from GPS measurement.
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