Aircraft Digital Electronic and Computer Systems: Principles, Operation and Maintenance

Aircraft Digital Electronic and Computer Systems: Principles, Operation and Maintenance


By (author) Mike Tooley, By (author) David Wyatt

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  • Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 242mm x 18mm | 422g
  • Publication date: 11 January 2007
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0750681381
  • ISBN 13: 9780750681384
  • Illustrations note: 1, black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 535,333

Product description

The Aircraft Engineering Principles and Practice Series provides students, apprentices and practicing aerospace professionals with the definitive resources to advance their aircraft engineering maintenance studies and career. This book provides an introduction to the principles of aircraft digital and electronic systems. It is written for anyone pursuing a career in aircraft maintenance engineering or a related aerospace engineering discipline, and in particular will be suitable for those studying for licensed aircraft maintenance engineer status as part of an EASA or FAR-147 approved course or taking Aerospace Engineering City & Guilds modules, EDEXCEL National Units, EDEXCEL Higher National Units or a Degree in aircraft engineering.

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Author information

Mike Tooley is a technical author and consultant. He was formerly Vice Principal at Brooklands College in Surrey, England, where he was responsible for the delivery of learning to over 10,000 Further and Higher Education students increasingly by flexible, open and on-line distance learning. Mike is the well-known author of several popular engineering and related text books, including widely adopted course texts for BTEC, GCE A-level and GCSE qualifications in Engineering. Mike's hobbies include astronomy, amateur radio, aviation, computing and electronic circuit design and construction.

Review quote

"as a classroom-type guide to the fundamentals of civil aircraft electronics, it does the job well for aspiring maintenance personnel." - JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL AERONAUTICAL SOCIETY, December 2008

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Aircraft Electronic Systems 2. Number Systems 3. Data Conversion 4. Data Busses 5. Logic Circuits 6. Computer Systems 7. Microprocessors 8. Integrated Circuits 9. Multiplexers 10. Fibre Optics 11. Electronic Display Systems 12. Electrostatic Sensitive Devices 13. Software Management and Control 14. The Electromagnetic Environment 15. Electronic/Digital Aircraft Systems