ANALYSIS OF DETERMINISTIC END-TO-END DELAY IN MULTI-HOP AFDX AVIONICS NETWORK SYSTEM

Xiaoqiang Ji, Jian Li, Huanzhong Li, Hairui Zhou, Fei Hu

Abstract

Avionics Full Duplex Switched Ethernet (AFDX) is a deterministic communication protocol for real-time applications on Ethernet media. It is a promising technique that can improve the interconnection of electronic devices in an aircraft. One of the key challenges in employing AFDX is to determine the transmission delay in such a network. This paper aims at handling this challenge by theoretical analysis. A network calculus-based approach is presented for analyzing the end-to-end transmission delay of virtual links in an AFDX network that may consist of many network nodes with different scheduling disciplines. We further improve the approach by taking the specific effects of virtual links into account. In addition, we conduct a simulation to verify the validity of our approach. Simulation results show that switches with different scheduling disciplines can improve the delay performance in a multi-hop network.

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Ji X., Li J., Li H., Zhou H. and Hu F. (2011). ANALYSIS OF DETERMINISTIC END-TO-END DELAY IN MULTI-HOP AFDX AVIONICS NETWORK SYSTEM . In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communication Systems - Volume 1: PECCS, ISBN 978-989-8425-48-5, pages 434-440. DOI: 10.5220/0003361204340440


in Bibtex Style

@conference{peccs11,
author={Xiaoqiang Ji and Jian Li and Huanzhong Li and Hairui Zhou and Fei Hu},
title={ANALYSIS OF DETERMINISTIC END-TO-END DELAY IN MULTI-HOP AFDX AVIONICS NETWORK SYSTEM},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communication Systems - Volume 1: PECCS,},
year={2011},
pages={434-440},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003361204340440},
isbn={978-989-8425-48-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communication Systems - Volume 1: PECCS,
TI - ANALYSIS OF DETERMINISTIC END-TO-END DELAY IN MULTI-HOP AFDX AVIONICS NETWORK SYSTEM
SN - 978-989-8425-48-5
AU - Ji X.
AU - Li J.
AU - Li H.
AU - Zhou H.
AU - Hu F.
PY - 2011
SP - 434
EP - 440
DO - 10.5220/0003361204340440