Keywords

Analog to digital converters, Flight simulators

Abstract

The College of Engineering at the University of Central Florida has a flight simulator. This simulator was built as a stand-alone Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) training aid. The college has attempted on several occasions to augment this simulator system with a visual (out the cockpit view) simulation for the trainee pilot. Funding and resources have restricted or limited these enhancements to non real-time simulation. This project/thesis provides the university with part of the solution to accurate real time simulation. The simulated aircraft position and direction is acquired at 9 to 40 Hertz with 10-bit resolution. This data is made available in the ubiquitous RS-232C standard format. Thus any size computer can utilize the position and direction information for the simulated aircraft. With this element completed, a future project can utilize this information for time and motion studies or visual simulation.

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Graduation Date

1984

Semester

Fall

Advisor

Bauer, Christian S.

Degree

Master of Science (M.S.)

College

College of Engineering

Degree Program

Engineering

Format

PDF

Language

English

Rights

Public Domain

Length of Campus-only Access

None

Access Status

Masters Thesis (Open Access)

Identifier

DP0015920

Included in

Engineering Commons

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