Michael J. Gooding

Technical Publications


IEEE Aerospace and Electronic SYSTEMS Magazine

Summer 1999

VXI Plug 'n Pray


One of 12 requested technical papers re-published for interest in this publication. Same paper as published for AUTOTESTCON 98.


VXI Journal Magazine

Volume 9, No. 4

Winter 1998/1999

Pages 24-29

Building a Portable Instrument Pack (PIP)


VXI Journal Magazine re-published this updated version of my AUTOTESTCON 98 technical paper to emphasize the use of VXI in Field Environments. Describes design of a portable, ruggedized enclosure for commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) VXI instruments on a card that would allow their use in a flight-line test application for the RAH-66 Comanche helicopter. Co-author was Steve DeSantis.


AUTOTESTCON 98

Automatic Testing Conference

Salt Lake City

Portable Maintenance Aid Instrument Pack


Describes design of a portable, ruggedized enclosure for commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) VXI instruments on a card that would allow their use in a flight-line test application for the RAH-66 Comanche helicopter. Co-author was Steve DeSantis.


AUTOTESTCON 98

Automatic Testing Conference

Salt Lake City

VXI RF Measurement Analyzer


Describes design of a new VXI instrument module that uses digital signal processing (DSP) techniques to make measurements of AM, FM and PM modulation characteristics to 8.5 GHz.


AUTOTESTCON 98

Automatic Testing Conference

Salt Lake City

VXI Plug 'n Pray


Explores the difficulty in integrating VXI software and hardware modules from various suppliers that espouse Plug n Play simplicity.


AUTOTESTCON 97

Automatic Testing Conference

Los Angeles

Hand-held Precision Test Data Collector


Describes design of a portable, hand-held precision test data collector, used to gather statistical process control data on dimensional tolerances.


AUTOTESTCON 96

Automatic Testing Conference

Dayton

Evaluation of Three ATE Test Environments


Describes the results of comparing three popular software test environments used in development and execution of test programs. Compares National Instruments' LabVIEW, TYX' PAWS ATLAS, and the F-22 Ada Based Environment for Test (ABET). Co-author was Larry Cohen.


IEEE Aerospace and Electronic SYSTEMS Magazine

Summer 1997

Evaluation of Three ATE Test Environments


One of 12 requested technical papers re-published for interest in this publication. Same paper as published for AUTOTESTCON 96.


AUTOTESTCON 93

Automatic Testing Conference

San Antonio

ATE Technology Trends


Traces the evolution of Automatic Test Equipment from the early USAF GPATS and Navy VAST systems through current systems like MATE, CASS and IFTE.


IEEE-Standard 716-1989

ANSI/IEEE-Standard 716-1985

IEEE-Standard 416-1984

Automatic Test language for All Systems

(ATLAS)


Contributing committee member, authoring sections on digital bus testing and extensibility.


AUTOTESTCON 81

Automatic Testing Conference

Orlando

Voice ATLAS


Describes a unique development of a program generation tool that allows the programmer to speak statements into the computer using a prompted display, and a speaker-dependant voice recognition system.


AUTOTESTCON 80

Automatic Testing Conference

Dayton

Is a Paperless ATE Possible with Video Disk?


Describes the possibilities created using Video-disk technology to eliminate the paper associated with Automatic Test Equipment.