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On-board active safety system

Objective

The aim of the ONBASS project is to propose, analyse and develop the innovative Principle for Active System Safety (PASS) for aviation. Rather than just recording data during an aircraft's flight, in order to allow post-crash analysis to be carried-out, ON BASS proposes the analysis of available data in real time DURING the flight and reacting on them with the aim of accident PREVENTION. First, ONBASS is concerned with the formulation of the theoretical principles of aviation system safety: flightsafety (ris k) model, information flow model and control system model. These models make it possible to determine the scope of the applicability of ONBASS. Subsequently, analysis of the dependencies within and between the models will permit the definition of the featu res, functions and structures of the system, software and hardware. A comparison between the existing and the proposed system structure of aviation safety will be drawn-up with the aim of optimising the project's outcomes. To match this demand the scope is the following: 1. Further theoretical and conceptual development of the active safety principle and formation of theoretical models to analyse the limits of the principle's applicability 2. Research and development of basic fault tolerant hardware element s for the on-board part of the active safety system 3. Concepts, design and development of a resilient system software core for the active safety system In terms of the system software the main characteristics of ONBASS will be extremely high reliability, fault tolerant concurrency, recoverability of processed data, support mechanisms for real time fault detection, system reconfiguration in case of hardware fault or degradation, high performance and hard real time scheduling. In terms of system hardware the main characteristics of ONBASS will be highest possible reliability, recoverability, fault tolerance, thermal and vibration resistance and survivability and graceful mechanical degradation.

Call for proposal

FP6-2003-AERO-1
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Funding Scheme

STIP - Specific Targeted Innovation Project

Coordinator

EURO TELEMATIK AG
Address
Riedweg 5
Ulm
Germany

Participants (6)

EIDGENOSSISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE ZURICH
Switzerland
Address
Raemistrasse 101
Zurich
IROC TECHNOLOGIES SA
France
Address
Wtc - 5, Place Robert Schuman
Grenoble
LONDON METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
Address
31 Jewry Street
London
ORATION S.A.
Greece
Address
Siggrou Avenue 377
Paleo Faliro, Athens
ROBINSON SYSTEMS ENGINEERING LIMITED, TRADING AS ROBINSON ASSOCIATES
United Kingdom
Address
Weavers House, Friday Street,
Painswick, Gloucestershire
SPIRIT AE
Greece
Address
377 Syngrou Avenue
Palaio Faliro, Athens