Technical Verification and Validation of TIS-B using VDL Mode 4
Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree)Student thesis
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.
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
Engineering and Technology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-2393ISRN: LITH-ITN-KTS-EX--04/013--SEOAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-2393DiVA: diva2:19725