CS605E - On-board software & Complex Electronic Hardware

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CS605E - On-board software & Complex Electronic Hardware


General objective:

Modern aircraft are equipped with many computer systems. Airworthiness requirements for embedded Software and Complex Electronic Hardware techniques are the scope of this module.
The module presents the concepts and objectives of standards EUROCAE ED-12 / RTCA DO-178 applicable to on-board software and EUROCAE ED-80 / RTCA DO-254 applicable to Complex Electronic Hardware, used on civil aircraft subject to a certification procedure. The aim is to carry out, at the same time, a review of the software and hardware techniques that are the most commonly used today in the creation of on-board computer systems

Detailed objectives:

After completing this module, the student will be able to understand the concepts of both DO-178 and DO-254, and to analyse software and hardware processes and techniques commonly used in the creation and for the certification of the on-board computer systems.


  • Lectures : 12
This course is part of the programme

In brief

ECTS credits : cf Teaching Unit

Number of hours 18

Teaching language


Pascale PUEL

Email : pascale.puel-ext @ enac.fr