ASTM WK43957

    New Specification for Verification of Avionics Systems

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    Developed by Subcommittee: F39.03 | Committee F39 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    1.1 This standard provides a process by which the intended function of avionics systems may be verified by system-level testing. 1.2 Under this standard, intended function and compliance with safety objectives are shown by functional testing, and not hardware and software design assurance methods. 1.3 The standard intentionally does not attempt to define its own applicability with regard to the type, category, class of aircraft, or criticality of function to which avionics systems verified by the standard may be applied as doing so could ultimately place the language of the standard in conflict with external requirements and guidance. Applicability and limitations must ultimately be determined by the designer, installer, and recognizing body. 1.4 This verification process specifically addresses definition, identification and verification of system functions. Processes conducted under this standard may not satisfy all applicable external requirements; additional review on the part of the system developer, integrator, or installer may be required to meet specific requirements and/or the specified mission of the aircraft.


    Validation, Verification, Systems, Software, Hardware

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Paul Dunscomb


    F39 (15-01)

    Ballot Item Approved as F3153-2015 and Pending Publication