Professional Education Course

Introduction to MIL-STD-1553

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Course Title: Introduction to MIL-STD-1553
Program ID: DEF 1005P Subject: Airborne & Space

Affiliated with the SENSIAC Education Program.


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Course Description

Gain a working knowledge of MIL-STD-1553, the communications standard used by the Air Force, Navy, Army, NASA, and other high reliability communication users. Discover what you need to know to effectively use this communications standard. Understand and apply five rules that help ensure your bus design operates efficiently.

Who Should Attend

  • Electronic warfare and avionics systems engineers
  • Hardware and software design engineers
  • Managers
  • Employees with little or no MIL-STD-1553 experience

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand the physical properties of the MIL-STD-1553 bus
  • Avoid five common errors in designing a MIL-STD-1553 system
  • Correctly design a MIL-STD-1553 topology and installation
  • Troubleshoot a MIL-STD-1553 installation
  • Understand how the standard operates
  • Discover MIL-STD-1553 applications

What Is Covered

  • MIL-STD-1553 Background
  • MIL-STD-1553 Overview

    • High-Level Features
    • "Physical Layer"
    • "Protocol Layer"
    • "Architecture Layer"
  • MIL-STD-1553 Tools

    • PC Cards
    • Bus Analyzers
    • Simulation Tools
    • Validation Tools
    • Other Tools
  • MIL-STD-1553 Implementation

    • Aircraft
    • Ground-based
    • Other Examples
    • Best Practices
  • MIL-STD-1553 Capable Systems

Course Materials

Participants receive a CD-ROM and a class notebook with all course presentations.

Course Administrator

Byron Coker, Jr.