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Technical Verification and Validation of TIS-B using VDL Mode 4
Linköping University, Department of Science and Technology.
Linköping University, Department of Science and Technology.
2004 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree)Student thesis
Abstract [en]

This report is a technical verification and validation of Traffic Information Service Broadcast (TIS-B) using the data link VDL Mode 4.

The main objective of the report is to examine the usefulness of TIS-B considering the results from tests performed in the Stockholm Terminal Area and for the Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and Control System (A-SMGCS) at Arlanda airport. The results are compared with the requirements that have been set by the standardisation organisations ICAO, RTCA, Eurocontrol and Eurocae. TIS-B is however such a new concept, so most of the operational requirements have not yet been defined.

The process for performing the evaluation of TIS-B involves three stages:

· Study the requirements on TIS-B, ADS-B, radar and A-SMGCS.

· Verify TIS-B by performing tests at Arlanda airport.

· Validate the test results through analysis.

A theoretical study of slot allocation optimisation is performed to decide how the slot allocation is to be implemented.

The report includes a Functional Hazard Analysis (FHA). The FHA is done to see if the applications for TIS-B are ready for implementation or if more hazard preventing actions has to be taken, before any operational actions can be performed.

The report also involves a theoretical introduction to Air Traffic Management (ATM), Surveillance techniques and TIS-B.

All parts included in the report results in conclusions and recommendations regarding the TIS-B service.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Institutionen för teknik och naturvetenskap , 2004.
Keyword [en]
Technology, VDL Mode 4, TIS-B, A-SMGCS, SCAA, Arlanda, Luftfartsverket, NUP II, STDMA, FHA, transceiver, Slot allocation, Traffic Information Service Broadcast, ADS-B, ASAS, SSR, SMR, PSR
Keyword [sv]
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Engineering and Technology
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-2393ISRN: LITH-ITN-KTS-EX--04/013--SEOAI: diva2:19725
Available from: 2004-06-10 Created: 2004-06-10

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