Aerospace Software Engineering - A Collection of Concepts by C. Anderson, M. Dorfman

By C. Anderson, M. Dorfman

This publication brings you the data of a few of the best software program engineers on the planet in one quantity. this article is an important consultant for the aerospace application supervisor who needs to take care of software program as a part of the final procedure and a necessary replace for the practising software program engineer.
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Software managers must deal with change management in depth. Every change to every software module must be proposed, authorized, developed, tested, documented and integrated into a consistent software project. Software configuration management--especially in development--is essential to the control of the software product and the development process. The configuration management discipline supports technical and administrative practices such that the development of each Computer Software Configuration Item (CSCI) is controlled and the software baselines and all changes to the baselines are identified, recorded and reported.

INFORMAL CPL* ASSURANCE ) ORGANIZATIOn/ ACCEPTANCE TEST VALIDATION TEST ~,flDM ' ^ I ,, ' CPL* * CPL = COMPUTERPROGRAM LIBRARY Fig. 3 Configuration management. date design specifications developed during the design process directly benefited modifications made by the customer. The software was designed and documented for maintainability from its inception. To summarize, key ingredients in the AGM-86 included the following" 1) modern software engineering practices; 2) software design and coding standards; 3) disciplined management doctrine aimed at high quality and minimum total life-cycle costs; 4) continuous communication with an informed customer; and 5) top notch software engineers.

Hence, a software model becomes the rule book against which the software development race is organized, measured, and run. In the first section, David Maibor describes the history, evaluation, and structure of DOD-Standard-2167. This standard was the product of a series of government/industry workshops that began in 1979 and were sponsored by the Joint Logistics Commanders (JLC). The JLC sought to develop a single common set of standards and data item descriptors (DIDs) for all of the services, bringing together over 100 different existing DIDs and standards.

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