AFDX defines the electrical and protocol specifications (IEEE and ARINC , Part 7) for the exchange of data between Avionics Subsystems. ARINC is based on Ethernet technology and components. ARINC is a specific implementation of ARINC Specification Part. 7. 3 and ARINC , Part 7) for the exchange of data be- tween Avionics Subsystems One thousand times faster than its predecessor, ARINC , it builds .

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Archived copy as title All Wikipedia articles needing clarification Wikipedia articles needing clarification from September A data word consists of 32 bits communicated over a twisted pair cable 646 the bipolar return-to-zero modulation. This ADN operates without the use of a bus controller thereby increasing the reliability of the network architecture.

There are two speeds of transmission: The network is designed in such a way that all critical traffic is prioritized using QoS policies so arknc, latency, and jitter are all guaranteed to be within set parameters. Each switch has filtering, policing, and forwarding functions that should be able to process at least VLs.

The six primary aspects of an AFDX data network include full duplexredundancy, determinism, high speed performance, switched and profiled network. Airbus and Rockwell Collins: AFDX is a worldwide registered trademark by Airbus. There is no specified limit to the number of virtual links that can be handled by each end system, although this will be determined by the BAG rates and maximum frame size specified for each VL versus the Ethernet data rate. Additionally, there can be sub-virtual links sub-VLs that are designed to carry less critical data.

It specifies interoperable functional elements at the following OSI reference model layers:. There can be one or more receiving end systems connected within each virtual link. In one abstraction, it is possible to visualise the VLs as an ARINC style network each with one source and one or more destinations.

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However, some features of a real AFDX switch may be missing, such as traffic policing and redundancy functions. Basing on standards from the IEEE By adding key elements from ATM to those already found in Ethernet, and constraining the specification of various options, a highly reliable full-duplex deterministic network is created providing guaranteed bandwidth and quality of service QoS.

Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Also the switch, having a VL configuration table loaded, can reject any erroneous data transmission that may otherwise swamp other branches of the network.

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The switch must also be non-blocking at the data rates that are specified by the system integrator, and in practice this may mean that the switch shall have a switching capacity that is the sum of all of its physical ports. AFDX was developed by Airbus Industries for the A, [3] initially to address real-time issues for flight-by-wire system development. Retrieved May 28, Therefore, in a network with multiple switches 646 star topologythe total number of virtual links is nearly limitless.

A similar implementation [ clarify ] of deterministic Ethernet is used on the Boeing Dreamliner. Many commercial aircraft use the ARINC standard developed arijc for safety-critical applications.

The architecture adopted by AgustaWestland is centered around the AFDX data network developed for the latest commercial airliners. Sub-virtual links are assigned to paft particular virtual link. This is the maximum rate data can be sent, and it is guaranteed to be sent at that interval.

Bi-directional communications must therefore require the specification of a complementary VL. Each virtual link is allocated dedicated bandwidth [sum of all VL bandwidth allocation gap BAG rates x MTU] with the total amount of bandwidth defined by the system integrator. Virtual links are unidirectional logic paths from the source end-system to all of aarinc destination end-systems.


Retrieved from ” https: Each VL is frozen in specification to ensure that the network has a designed maximum traffic, hence determinism. AFDX was designed as the next-generation aircraft data network. Archived from the original PDF on However, total bandwidth cannot exceed the maximum available bandwidth on the network. Further a redundant pair of networks is used to improve the system integrity although a zrinc link may be configured to use one or the other network only.

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Real-time solution on the A” PDF. The switches are designed to route an incoming frame from one, and only one, end system to aeinc predetermined set of end systems. Multiple switches can be bridged together in a cascaded star topology.

ARINC utilizes a unidirectional bus with a single transmitter and up to twenty receivers. Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: The virtual link ID is a bit unsigned integer value that follows a constant bit field.

Arlnc asserts its independence in the cockpit”. Ethernet family of local area network technologies.

Through the use of twisted pair or fiber optic cables, full-duplex Ethernet adinc two separate pairs or strands for transmitting and receiving the data. This type of network can significantly reduce wire runs and, thus, the overall weight of the aircraft. Avionics Full-Duplex Switched Ethernet AFDX is a data network, patented by international aircraft manufacturer Airbus[1] for safety-critical applications that utilizes dedicated bandwidth while providing deterministic quality of service QoS.

Avionics Full-Duplex Switched Ethernet

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market. Data are read in a round-robin sequence among the virtual links with data to transmit. This page was last edited on 10 Novemberat