NASA Office of Logic Design

NASA Office of Logic Design

A scientific study of the problems of digital engineering for space flight systems,
with a view to their practical solution.


NASA SP-504: Space Shuttle Avionics System

Figures

Wiring Diagram from the Back of the Book - This is a 14 megabyte picture.

Figure
3-1 Elevon failure effects
3-2 Four-port actuator
3-3 Baseline system approach
3-4 Active/standby approach
3-5 Parallel string approach
3-6 System management approaches
3-7 Skewed IMU approach
4-1 Avionics equipment locations
4-2 Avionics functional categories
4-3 Ascent control effectors.
4-4 Ascent trajectory.
4-5 Entry trajectory.
4-6 Terminal area energy management
4-7 Final approach
4-8 Listen mode
4-9 Memory configurations.
4-10 OPS substructure
4-11 Software architecture
4-12 GPC memory configuration
4-13 Data bus characteristics.
4-14 Data bus message formats.
4-15 Data bus architecture
4-16 Multiplexer/demultiplexer block diagram
4-17 Master events controller.
4-18 Engine interface unit
4-19 Annunciator display unit.
4-20 Data bus control.
4-21 Forward flight deck.
4-22 Aft flight deck.
4-23 Display and control block diagram.
4-24 GN&C RM configuration.
4-25 Air data system.
4-26 GN&C actuator configuration.
4-27 Typical hydraulic actuator drive.
4-28 Main engine throttle control.
4-29 RCS configuration.
4-30 OMS configuration.
4-31 Sequencing configuration.
4-32 Instrumentation system
4-33 System management configuration.
4-34 Orbital communication links.
4-35 Atmospheric flight links
4-36 Hardware groupings.
4-37 Antenna locations.
4-38 S-band network equipment.
4-39 S-band network services.
4-40 S-band payload communications.
4-41 Ku-band radar/communication subsystem.
4-42 Audio distribution system.
4-43 Navigation aids.
4-44 Payload interfaces.
4-45 Electrical power system (single string).
4-46 Essential bus distribution (one of three).
4-47 Control buses.
4-48 Checkout configuration.

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