Aerospace and Avionics Industries

CALCE Aerospace News Letter - October 2015

For over 15 years, CALCE EPSC has been developing tools and methodologies to help engineers assess, mitigate, and manage risks in electronic products. We have been working with companies from all sectors of the electronics industry, representing complete supply chains in the telecommunications, automotive, and avionics industries. This section of our website has been created to assist engineers within the aerospace and avionics industries. It highlights CALCE EPSC resources and solutions of particular interest to this sector, specifically the following:

  • Performing return on investment analysis for Prognostics Health Management (PHM)

  • Performing a Virtual Qualification of products prior to prototype build and test

  • Creating an effective parts selection and management process

  • Uprating commercial parts for use outside the recommended operating temperature range 

  • Managing obsolete parts to minimize the cost impact

  • Optimizing design refresh schedule and content based on part obsolescence forecasts

  • Forecasting part obsolescence

  • Improving the thermal management for avionic systems

  • Analyzing and simulating the electromagnetic compatibility of avionics equipment 

  • Using parts in high temperature applications

  • Developing an accelerated product qualification and quality assurance program

  • Assessing the reliability of liquid crystal displays

- To visit our new electronic part obsolescence web page, click here.

Please feel free to contact us if you have further questions or are looking for solutions and innovations to decrease life-cycle risks for your next generation of electronic products and systems. We look forward to working together with you.

For further information contact:
Dr. Michael Pecht 301-405-5323, email: pecht@calce.umd.edu
Dr. Peter Sandborn 301-405-3167, sandborn@calce.umd.edu