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    • A Fast and flexible emergency trajectory generator : enhancing emergency geometric planning with aircraft dynamics 

      Sáez García, Raúl; Khaledian, Homeyra; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Guitart, Andréas; Delahaye, Daniel; Feron, Eric (2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      We present an automated emergency trajectory generator to compute the best emergency trajectory for a given landing site. A combination of the optimized version of the rapidly exploring random tree algorithm and Dubins ...
    • A Middleware architecture for Unmanned Aircraft Avionics 

      López, Juan; Royo Chic, Pablo; Pastor Llorens, Enric; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard (Uiversity of Irvine, 2007-11)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle is a non-piloted airplane designed to operate in dangerous and repetitive situations. With the advent of UAV's civil applications, UAVs are emerging as a valid option in commercial scenarios. ...
    • Acquisition and transmission of altitude data using the ARINC 429 specification 

      Prados Camargo, Iván (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-04-19)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      This project has been fulfilled within the Erasmus program in collaboration with the School of Telecommunications and Spatial Engineering in Castelldefels and the Center of Resources and Aeronautical Maintenance. We have ...
    • Análisis, diseño e implementación de una herramienta para valorar el estrés producido por la inserción de drones en el espacio aéreo de un controlador 

      Mosquera Gallego, Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-01-18)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      The research group ICARUS of the UPC has developed a simulation environment in which a ground station of a drone communicates with the usual work stations professional of the air traffic controllers and all related to a ...
    • AutoNav4D. A co-simulator for unmanned aircraft systems 

      Tristancho Martínez, Joshua (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-07-21)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      This TFC document shows the requirements and the components needed to integrate in the same scenario, real Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and simulated systems. This is called co-simulation. An UAS is a series of onboard ...
    • C3 in UAS as a means for secondary navigation 

      Ramírez Alcántara, Jorge; Salazar Hernández, Dagoberto José; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Barrado Muxí, Cristina (2013-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) navigate using Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), but GNSS vulnerability precludes its use as the only means of navigation and requires a secondary means of navigation. A differentiating ...
    • Comparison of GPU computing methodologies for safety-critical systems: an avionics case study 

      Benito Bermúdez, Marc; Trompouki, Matina Maria; Kosmidis, Leonidas; García Martín, David; Carretero Jiménez, Sergio; Wenger, Ken (IEEE, 2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Introducing advanced functionalities in safety-critical systems requires using more powerful architectures such as GPUs. However software in safety-critical industries is subject to functional certification, which cannot ...
    • DC-9: El sistema de precaución y avisos de emergencia 

      Bermejo Balson, Pablo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-01-30)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      This final career work has the aim to design a caution system and their emergency warnings of a DC-9, in such a way that is a part of a construction proyect of a flight simulator. The cockpit where is going to be installed ...
    • Design and implementation of an optical wireless interface for the ARINC 429 avionics bus 

      Pérez Mato, Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-02-23)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
    • Design of a FMS to support four-dimensional trajectories 

      Amaro Carmona, Manuel Angel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-03-07)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Antano Gustaičio aviacijos institutas
      The increase of air traffic rates registered in the recent years and the forecast for the next twenty years, has encouraged the necessity of developing new alternatives to manage the airspace. For this reason, several ...
    • Design of a reusable model rocket with vertical landing 

      Montserrat Robles, Èric (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-20)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Aiming to design, produce and test a model rocket capable of landing. Different systems to accomplish the objective are implemented (aerodynamics brakes, landing legs, thrust vector control). A flight computer capable of ...
    • Design of a small 2-stage rocket with quadopter recovery 

      Tersa Pajares, Àlex (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-18)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      For decades, model rockets have been built using simple recovery methods. These methods do not provide with active control, and are subject to the wind conditions. The aim of this project is to present a technologically ...
    • Design of launcher guidance and control in the frame of avionics architecture 

      García Alarcia, Ramón María (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-09-09)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
      Covenantee:   Gtd Sistemas de Información
    • Designing avionics for lasers & optoelectronics 

      Chau, H. K.; Boyle, I.; Nisbet-Jones, P.; Bridges, C. P. (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-04-29)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Unlike imagery-based Earth observation (EO) which has become very widely and cheaply available, gravity sensing EO has not yet emerged from its fundamental science roots. The challenge therefore is to develop gravity sensing ...
    • Diseño de un sistema hardware para control de aeromodelos 

      Mainar Álvarez, Sergio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-06-20)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      This project develops the electronic part of the telemetry hardware and software for the first stage of a project born within the "Trencalòs Team" group. This ambitious project entitled "UAV-Tteam" (Unmanned Air Vehicle-Trencalos ...
    • Disseny i desenvolupament d'un pilot automàtic per UAS 

      Pérez Batlle, Marcos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-12-11)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      [ANGLÈS]This project aims at designing and implementing an autopilot for Unmanned Aircraft Systems. This kind of systems which consist of an aircraft without a pilot on board and a ground control system, are gaining ground ...
    • DO-178C certification of general-purpose GPU software: review of existing methods and future directions 

      Trompouki, Matina Maria; Kosmidis, Leonidas (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      —General-Purpose GPU software is considered for use in avionics to satisfy the increased computational requirements of future systems. Therefore, it needs to be certified following the DO-178C guidance as all airborne ...
    • El Baix Llobregat: pol aviònic de Catalunya? 

      Berenguer Sau, Jordi (Associació d'Enginyers Industrials de Catalunya (EIC), 2009-09-30)
      Part of book or chapter of book
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Et presentem el desè monogràfic que hem preparat des de l’Associació i el Col·legi d’Enginyers Industrials de Catalunya. En aquesta ocasió hem volgut posar el focus d’atenció en un sector molt important per al desenvolupament ...
    • Empirical evidence for MPSoCs in critical systems: The case of NXP’s T2080 cache coherence 

      Pujol Torramorell, Roger; Tabani, Hamid; Abella Ferrer, Jaume; Hassan, Mohamed; Cazorla Almeida, Francisco Javier (IEEE, 2021)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      The adoption of complex MPSoCs in critical real-time embedded systems mandates a detailed analysis their architecture to facilitate certification. This analysis is hindered by the lack of a thorough understanding of the ...
    • Estudio, Diseño y Simulación de una Pantala de Vuelo Principal (PFD) para el Simulador de Aviónica de una Cabina de DC-9 

      González Cortés, Oliver (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06-22)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Framed inside the future task set defined by the Project "Design and planning of an avionics system and flying simulator in DC-9", you might find block 4 titled "Digital display of parameters", where steps to include digital ...