Code No: 37157/37158

R05

Set No - 1

IV B.Tech I Semester Regular Examinations,Nov/Dec 2009 AVIONICS Aeronautical Engineering Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks

1. (a) What is a “GYROSCOPE”? Explain its properties. (b) Explain state-of-art “RING LASER GYRO(RLG) used by INS. 2. (a) What are the 5 sub-assemblies of HUD? Briefly explain. [8+8]

(b) Draw a schematic diagram of HUD (Head -Up Display) unit and explain the functioning of HUD as a Flight Deck Display Device. [8+8] 3. (a) Listout various types of “Navigational Instrumentation Display” in the Flight Deck. (b) Comprehensive airborne Instrument in the Cock-pit is called “Flight Director” system. Explain its details. [8+8] 4. List various hyperbolic navigation systems. Explain the principle and operation of LORAN-C. [4+12] 5. (a) What is the concept of Hijack, Emergency, Distress and Search & Rescue as applicable to Aeronautical applications?

6. (a) Explain the methodology of Enhancement of “Positional Accuracy” of GPS RX. (b) How the accuracy can be improved to 10-20 meters using Differential GPS(DGPS)? [8+8]

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(b) How the above concept can be implemented using R/T set, SSR, SAT-NAV and Emergency Locator Beacon fitted on the aeroplane. [8+8]

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7. Explain the line-of-sight and sky waves. How the propagation and noise characteristics of line-of-sight waves differ from sky waves? [4+4+8] 8. How various software development methodologies have affected the performance and capability of the modern avionic systems? Explain. [16]

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(b) How this can be integrated with Flight Management Systems? [8+8] w w (b) “Electronics unit” of INS is vital for aeronatical applications. [16] 7. w w tu r o . [8+8] jn . (b) Explain various modes of operation including Mode ‘C’ and ‘S’ as per ICAO specifications.Tech I Semester Regular Examinations. What are hyperbolic navigation systems? Explain the principle and working of DECCA. Explain how Navigation parameters are extracted out of the this INS. ld m co 8. [8+8] 3. Explain the various display system architectures with the help of block diagrams for a typical electronic flight instrument display. What is TCAS? Describe the principle and working/operation of TCAS. Give an overview of Russian “GLONASS” Satellite Navigation System as used for both civil and military applications. (a) Explain the methodology to enhance the functional/ operational accuracy of Airborne INS on an aircraft.Nov/Dec 2009 AVIONICS Aeronautical Engineering Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks 1. (a) Digital Engine Control System (FADEC) is vital for Auto-Flight. (b) List out Avionic System Design Requirements in respect of Modern Civil Airliner. 6. (a) Explain Performance Requirements and Certification of Military Avionic Systems.Code No: 37157/37158 R05 Set No . (a) Draw a block diagram to explain primary & secondary Surveillance Radar System. [6+10] 2. [8+8] 5. [16] 2 .2 IV B. [8+8] 4. explain this concept in any modern state-of-art aircraft.

What do you mean by ‘flight deck’ of an aircraft? Discuss the development of a modern flight deck right from the beginning. (a) What are the specialities of SSR used for civil airliner? (b) How the system can be utilized on TCAS . Compare it with VHF communication system. [16] 6. [16] 2. What are ‘special navigation systems’ ? List and explain any two special navigation systems used in aerospace applications. [12+4] 3.Tech I Semester Regular Examinations. [4+12] 4. [8+2+6] w w jn .III. Give an overview of American “GPS” Satellite Navigation System for both civil and military users. explain “Data Transfer Methodology” with the help of simple schematic Layout amongst avionic sub-Systems. Explain its applicability. [8+8] 5. TCAS . w w tu r o . ld m co 3 . What is ‘Distance Measuring Equipment’ ? Describe its operation and use.Nov/Dec 2009 AVIONICS Aeronautical Engineering Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks 1.I.Code No: 37157/37158 R05 Set No .3 IV B. Using “DATA BUS” concept. [4+6+6] 8. (b) Why “Strapped Down INS” is generally not used for Aircraft Navigation? [8+8] 7.II & TCAS . Explain the principle and operation of UHF communication system. (a) List out basic differences (functional) between “Strapped Down” and “Stable Platform” INS.

Electronic Navigation. (a) Explain the salient feactures and operating procedure of “Surveillance Radar Element”. Write descriptive notes on the following: (a) Antennas (b) CVR. (a) Draw a schematic lay-out of a modern civil transport airplane Avionics architecture using triplex redundant ARINC-429 DATA Bus.4 IV B.Nov/Dec 2009 AVIONICS Aeronautical Engineering Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks 1. jn . [8+8] w w (c) Fully smart display architecture. w w tu r o . ld m co [8+8] [8+8] [6+5+5] 6. “Space Stabilized INS” and “Stabilized.Code No: 37157/37158 R05 Set No . (a) Define and explain the concept of VHF omni Range (VOR). (b) Using the above schematic layout explain Boeing-777 Airplane Control and Management System. (a) Listout GPS signal characteristics. Explain the following display system architectures with the help of diagrams. 2. (b) What is function of Pecision Approach Radar (PAR) and the PAR display both in Azimuth and Elevation? [8+8] 4. Discuss the following task management avionic systems.Tech I Semester Regular Examinations. (a) Dumb display architecture (b) Semi-smart display architecture 5. Levelled & Initialized Platform version of INS” with its applications. Radio-Radar. (b) How “GLONASS” characteristics differ from that of GPS? [8+8] 7. Differentiate “Analytical Frame of Reference” of Strapped Down INS. (b) Differentiate celestial. 3. [16] 8. [7+9] 4 . (a) Navigation management system (b) Autopilots and flight management system.

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