Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Skip to content

Basic Principles - Chapter 6

Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

This chapter described at a very high level some of the considerations that need to be made when designing algorithms for a vehicle health management application. The choices made here affect the quality of the diagnosis and prognosis (covered in Chapter 7). Therefore, the algorithmic design choices are made in conjunction with the design choices for diagnostics and prognostics to optimally support these tasks. Furthermore, additional considerations imposed by computational constraints, resource availability, algorithm maintenance, need for algorithm re-tuning, etc. will impact the solutions. It should also be noted that technological advances, both in hardware and software, impose the need for new solutions. For example, as new materials and new sensors are being developed, the algorithmic solutions will need to follow suit. In general, there seems to be a trend to have more sensor data available. While this is potentially a good thing, sensor data provides value only when it is being processed and interpreted properly, in part by the techniques described here. Testing of the methods, however, requires the “right” kind of data. Generally, there is a lack of seeded fault data which are required to train and validate algorithms. It is also important to migrate information from the component to the subsystem to the system levels so that health management technologies can be applied effectively and efficiently at the vehicle level. It may be required to perform elements described in this chapter between different levels of the vehicle architecture.

Access & Use Information

Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

Downloads & Resources


Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Data Update Frequency irregular

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Publisher Dashlink
Identifier DASHLINK_674
Data First Published 2013-03-20
Data Last Modified 2020-01-29
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
Bureau Code 026:00
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Harvest Object Id f279ee47-7626-41a2-ad11-1412615c3d9e
Harvest Source Id 58f92550-7a01-4f00-b1b2-8dc953bd598f
Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Homepage URL
Program Code 026:029
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 7e1c3ddea1e88aec5e60824a586c299852d3628f14c8c397761bc42cfb940b61
Source Schema Version 1.1

Didn't find what you're looking for? Suggest a dataset here.