Spacewire Interface Simulation
Peter, Gisbert and Rohbeck, Ulf and Berlin, Rainer and Ruß, Natascha and Ulmer, Bernd
Spacewire Interface Simulation.
In: SMC-IT 2006.
SMC-IT 2006, 2006-07-17 - 2006-07-20, Pasadena, California (USA).
Spacewire  is an interface standard for high rate
peer-to-peer intercommunication between several
nodes and routers for example between payloads and a
spacecraft on-board computer. The functionalities of
Spacewire continue to increase, mainly due to the
increase of on-board software complexity. New
facilities have to be provided to support the
development and testing of Spacewire and on-board
This paper provides an overview of a generic
“request - action list” concept for real-time interface
simulation physically implemented as a Spacewire
Interface Simulator (SWIS).
The SWIS concept provides a means of generic
peer-to-peer interface simulations of the packet,
protocol and application layer with free user- defined
functionality for several simultaneous Spacewire links.
A payload simulation can be established by “drag and
drop” in a much shorter time than usually needed for
project specific software development.
Using the SWIS test and system engineers as well as
managers can prepare simulations without any need
for real-time software development. The effort (i.e. cost
and time) for development of the test facility is reduced
and the quality may increase significantly.
|Document Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Title:||Spacewire Interface Simulation|
|Authors||Institution or Email of Authors|
|Rohbeck, Ulf||Fa. CLIPhIT|
|Ulmer, Bernd||Ing.-büro Ulmer|
|Journal or Publication Title:||SMC-IT 2006|
|Keywords:||spacewire, intercommunication, peer-to-peer, real-time|
|Event Title:||SMC-IT 2006|
|Event Location:||Pasadena, California (USA)|
|Event Type:||international Conference|
|Event Dates:||2006-07-17 - 2006-07-20|
|Organizer:||Jet Propulsion Laboratory|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)|
|HGF - Program:||Space (old)|
|HGF - Program Themes:||W - no assignement|
|DLR - Research area:||Space|
|DLR - Program:||W - no assignement|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||W -- no assignement (old)|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Optical Information Systems|
|Deposited On:||26 Sep 2006|
|Last Modified:||12 Dec 2013 20:20|
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