1. Aircraft System Design - AIRCRAFT SYSTEM DESIGN...

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AIRCRAFT SYSTEM DESIGN
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Definition What is System : A system is an assembly of parts, components, processes or functions connected together in an organised way The parts, components, processes or functions do something The parts, components, processes or functions are affected by being in the system and are changed if they leave it, that is, the whole is greater than the sum of the parts The particular assembly has been identified as being of special interest
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A hierarchy of systems, sub-systems and components.
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Aircraft Systems aircraft = airframe + power plant + aircraft systems aircraft systems = „equipment“ aircraft system design is part of aircraft design aircraft systems account for about 1/3 of – aircraft empty mass – development and production costs – Direct Maintenance Costs (DMC) – Direct Operating Costs (DOC)
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Aircraft System : A combination of inter-related items arranged to perform a specific function on an aircraft.
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A hierarchy of systems requirements
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Aircraft System Breakdown : - Airframe Systems - Vehicle Systems - Avionic System - Mission Systems
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The aircraft as a set of sub-systems.
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Simplified representation of the ATA referencing system ATA-Breakdown: ATA Spec 100 . Today: ATA iSpec 2200 ATA = Air Transport Association of America
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