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Abbreviations

Abbreviation List

  •  A

ACS

Attitude Control System

  • B

BER

Bit Error Rate

BOL

Begining Of Life.

  • C

CAN

Controller Area Network

CDR

Critical Design Review

CoG

Center of Gravity

COM

COMmunication system. Incorporates all parts necessary on board DTUsat to establish communication with ground.

  • D

DTMF

Dual Tone Multi Frequency

  • E

EDAC

Error Detection And Correction

EMC

Electro Magnetic Compability

EMI

Electro Magnetic Interference

EOL

End Of Life

EPS

Electrical Power System

  • F

FOV

Field Of View

FRR

Flight Readiness Review

  • G

GG

Gravity Gradient

GP

General Purpose

GP I/O

General Purpose Input/Output

GPPL

Ground segment Primary PayLoad. The ground part of the primary payload system.

GS

Ground Station

  • I

IC

Integrated Circuit

ICD

Interface Control Document. We use the ICD as a tool to verify that all interfaces for a subsystem are in compliance with the specifications given in the SRD.

IF

Intermediate Frequency

  • L

LEO

Low Earth Orbit

LTAN

Local Time of Ascending Node

LV

Launch Vehicle

  • M

MDD

Mission Definition Document

MECH

MECHanics subsystem

  • O

OBC

On Board Computer

OBDH

On Board Data Handling

OTP

One-Time Programmable

  • P

PA

Product Assurance

PCB

Printed Circuit Board

PDR

Preliminary Design Review

PI

Principal Investigator

PPL

Primary PayLoad

P-Pod

Poly Picosatellite Orbital Deployer

PV

Photo Voltaic

  • Q

QA

Quality Assurance

  • R

RBF

Remove Before Flight

RF

Radio Frequency

ROM

Read Only Memory

RTC

Real Time Clock

  • S

SAA

South-Atlantic Anomaly

SEB

Single Event Burnout

SEGR

Single Event Gate Rupture

SEL

Single Event Latch-up

SEU

Single Event Upset

SIMO

Single Input Multiple Output

SRAM

Static Random Access Memory

SRD

System Requirements Document. The SRD gives the overall specifications for all DTUsat subsystems. Things as subsystem maximum mass, maximum power consumption, electrical interface etc are specified in the SRD.

SSO

Sun-Synchronous Orbit

SW

Soft Ware

SPI

Serial Periphal Interface

SPOF

Single Point Of Failure

SSO

Sun-Synchronous Orbit

SYSENG

SYStem ENGineering group. Each SYSENG represents a subsystem during our weekly meetings. It is essitial that the SYSENG has an overview of his/hers subsystem and that he/she passes on information to or from the subsystem group.

  • T

TBA

To Be Announced

TBC

To Be Confirmed

TBD

To Be Determined

Tech Note

Technical note. The Tech Notes are enumerated informal documents containing small but essential sub calculations or other information that is crucial for the projects but not otherwise available.

  • W

WDT

Watch Dog Timer