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Electronics (ELEC)

Department of Electronics
Faculty of Engineering

ELEC 4504 [0.5 credit]

Avionics Systems

Electromagnetic spectrum. Air data sensing, display. Communications systems. Navigation and landing systems; ground-based, inertial and satellite systems. Airborne radar. Guidance, control for aircraft, autopilots; stability augmentation; active control; sensor requirements; display techniques. Aircraft power systems. Safety systems. Vehicle/systems integration, certification.
Precludes additional credit for AERO 4504.
Prerequisite: fourth-year status in Engineering. Not open to students in Electrical Engineering, Computer Systems Engineering, Aerospace Stream C Engineering or Engineering Physics.
Lecture three hours a week.

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