Accession Number : ADA289767

Title :   Implementation of the Production Version of the Performance and Calibration Modules of the MK 92 Mod 2 Fire Control System Maintenance Advisor Expert System.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s) : McGaha, John L.

PDF Url : ADA289767

Report Date : SEP 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 192

Abstract : The MK 92 Mod 2 Fire Control System (FCS) is a complex, maintenance intensive shipboard weapon system found primarily aboard the Oliver Hazard Perry class fast frigates (FFG-7). A maintenance advisor expert system (MAES) is being developed by the Port Hueneme Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center and the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) to assist the Fire Control Technicians aboard ship to better isolate faults in the MK 92 Mod 2 FCS. This thesis furthers the efforts of the project at NPS by investigating key hardware and software implementation issues that involve the deployment of the MAES to the fleet. Additional deployment issues addressed in this thesis include software documentation, integration of Performance and Calibration Modules, and the feasibility of the MAES being used as a training aid.

Descriptors :   *EXPERT SYSTEMS, *MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT, *COMPUTER AIDED DIAGNOSIS, *FIRE CONTROL SYSTEMS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, COMPUTER PROGRAM DOCUMENTATION, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, DEPLOYMENT, HAZARDS, TRAINING DEVICES, THESES, MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL, TECHNICIANS, INTEGRATION, SHIPBOARD, FRIGATES, CALIBRATION, TROUBLESHOOTING.

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware
      Fire Control and Bombing Systems
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE