Apr 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

AET 222 Aviation System Interconnect

Lecture: 1 Lab: 2 Clinic: 0 Credits: 2
This course introduces students to the study of databus communications in avionics systems, flight data recorders, and entertainments systems. Topics include databus architectures, protocols, industry standardized busses including RS, ARINC and AFDX (Ethernet), flight data recorders, entertainment, DVD, and moving maps. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the design and differences between digital and analog systems being utilized in modern avionics systems.

Pre-requisite(s): AET 110  and AET 210 .
Course is typically offered in Spring.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
At successful completion of the course, the student should be able to do the following:

  1. Explain the difference between digital and analog systems that are currently being utilized in modern avionics systems.
  2. Interface entertainment and moving maps into avionics systems that are found on modern corporate jets and general aviation aircraft.
  3. Outline and explain the interfacing line replaceable units (LRU) that are interconnected to the flight data recorders found on heavy aircraft.