Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
International Journal of Aerospace Engineering
Volume 2012, Article ID 804747, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/804747
Research Article

Integrated Instrumentation and Sensor Systems Enabling Condition-Based Maintenance of Aerospace Equipment

Department of Systems Engineering, Naval Postgraduate School, 47323 Tate Road (Bldg. 2071), Patuxent River NAS, MD 20670, USA

Received 26 February 2012; Accepted 8 August 2012

Academic Editor: Nezih Mrad

Copyright © 2012 Richard C. Millar. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. L. A. Urban, “Gas path analysis applied to turbine engine conditioning monitoring,” in Proceedings of the AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference, December 1972, Paper 72-1082.
  2. J. S. Litt, D. L. Simon, S. Garg et al., “A survey of intelligent control and health management technologies for aircraft propulsion systems,” Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information and Communication, vol. 1, no. 12, pp. 543–563, 2004. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. D. E. Paris, L. C. Trevino, and M. D. Watson, “A framework for integration of IVHM technologies for intelligent integration for vehicle management,” in Proceedings of the IEEE Aerospace Conference, March 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. A. M. Madni, “Smart configurable wireless sensors and actuators for industrial monitoring and control,” in Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Communications, Control, and Signal Processing (ISCCSP '08), pp. 447–448, March 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. A. Behbahani, R. C. Millar, and B. Tulpule, “Vision for next generation Modular Adaptive Generic Integrated Controls (MAGIC) for military/commercial turbine engines,” in Proceedings of the AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference, pp. 6921–6932, July 2007, paper no 007-5710. View at Scopus
  6. D. E. Culley and A. Behbahani, “Communication Needs Assessment for Distributed Turbine Engine Control,” NASA/TM-2008-215419, 2008.
  7. B. Tulpule, A. Behbahani, and R. Millar, Vision for Next Generation Modular Adaptive Generic Integrated Controls (MAGIC) for Military/Commercial Turbine Engines, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2007.
  8. X. Xu, Q. Liu, and G. Wu, “Restudying on the concept, mechanism and composition of instrumentation flexible developing system,” in Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Electronic Measurement and Instruments (ICEMI '09), pp. 3269–3274, August 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. R. C. Millar and B. Tulpule, “Intelligent sensor node as an approach to integrated instrumentation & sensor systems for aerospace systems control,” in Proceedings of the AIAA Infotech at Aerospace, St. Louis, Mo, USA, March 2011.
  10. S. Abad, “Fiber Bragg grating sensor applications for thermal monitoring in satellites,” in Proceedings of the International Conference of Space Optics, Toulouse, France, October 2008.
  11. R. C. Millar, Patent No. 7, 091, 472 B1, USA, 2006.
  12. N. Mrad and G. Z. Xiao, “Multiplexed fiber bragg gratings for potential aerospace applications,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on MEMS, NANO and Smart Systems, pp. 359–363, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. Luna Innovations Inc., “SBIR N06-121, Open Architecture Fiber Optic Engine Monitoring System,” 2010, http://www.navysbir.com/06_2/14.htm.
  14. M. A. Fonseca, J. M. English, M. von Arx, and M. G. Allen, “Wireless micromachined ceramic pressure sensor for high-temperature applications,” Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 337–343, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. Anon, “Passive Wireless Sensor Systems for Harsh Environments, Environetics Technology Corporation,” 18 July 2011, http://www.environetix.com/files/Environetix_Wireless_Harsh_Environment_Sensors_and_Systems.pdf.
  16. O. Gregory, J. Conkle, and T. Birnbaum, “Wireless temperature sensor for gas turbine engine applications,” in Proceedings of the 56th International Instrumentation Symposium, pp. 177–200, Rochester, Vt, USA, May 2010. View at Scopus
  17. Syntonics LLC and SBIR N08-037, “High Temperature Sensing Parameters,” 2010, http://www.navysbir.com/08_1/103.htm.
  18. J. B. Friedlander, Wireless strain measurement with surface acoustic wave sensors [M.S. thesis], Graduate School of The Ohio State University, 2011.