Role of self test and its quantification for a microprocessor based system

Venkatachalam, V and Madhuranath, Padma (1985) Role of self test and its quantification for a microprocessor based system. Technical Report. National Aeronautical Laboratory, Bangalore, India.

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    Abstract

    Microcomputers are increasingly being used in Flight Control Systems. The reliability of a microcomputer system depends on its configuration and its components. Thus, a complete knowledge of reliability of the components of the system is essential for designing a reliable system. Another important factor contributing to the reliability of a reconfigurable systens is the self test capability. Self test, a specially written program stored in computer's memory, initialises a sequence of logic operations which provides valuable diagnostic information for fault identification and reconfiguration. The extent to which the reliability can be enhanced by self test: depends on the percentage of its failure detection capability. In this report, the role of self test, its design, implementation and its quantification in a microprocessor based system has been presented.

    Item Type: Proj.Doc/Technical Report (Technical Report)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Self test;Reliability;Redundancy;Failure detection probability
    Subjects: MATHEMATICAL AND COMPUTER SCIENCES > Systems analysis and Operations Research
    MATHEMATICAL AND COMPUTER SCIENCES > Computer Programming and Software
    Division/Department: Systems Engineering Division, Systems Engineering Division
    Depositing User: M/S ICAST NAL
    Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2006
    Last Modified: 24 May 2010 09:53
    URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/3524

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