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Design and Implementation of Fault-tolerant Communication Middleware for a High-reliable Launch Control System

고신뢰성 발사통제시스템을 위한 고장허용 통신 미들웨어 설계 및 구현

  • Published : 2008.08.28

Abstract

Launch control system controls the sequence for launching missile in weapon systems. This system have to generate the engagement plan, input information and launch the missile in timeliness requirement. Such a system may fail to operate correctly either due to errors in hardware and software or due to violation of timing constraints. We presented fault-tolerant ethernet for embedded real-time system like launch control system. This approach is designed to handle network faults using dual commercial-off-the-shelf(COTS) network devices. To support fault-tolerant ethernet each node is composed dual channel ethernet and designed the communication middleware for network fault detect and recovery. Especially for time-critical system, the middleware is being developed to achieve that no point of network failure shall take down or cause loss of communication to network nodes.

Keywords

Launch Contorl System;Embedded System;Fault-tolerant Communication Middleware;Dual-channel Communication

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