the SD and SL interchange specification – SX. – examples (eg . conditions cross-reference table data modules in SD. Engineers & Technicians – Documentation Standards ATA /AECMA D – Could any kindly soul point me in the direction of a website or. In the late s, the Association of European Airlines (AEA) asked the European Association of Aerospace Industries (AECMA, now ASD – ).
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Fortunately, some of the best minds in the field began working in the s to aecm out a standard that would help facilitate a revolution in the world of technical documentation.
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Views Read Edit View history. List of document markup languages. Whilst the title restricts its use to technical documentation it has been demonstrated that the principles aedma the specification can easily be applied to non-technical documentation. It is also the language of the aerospace and defense industry.
It is this feature together with the modular approach to data creation and storage that makes the specification so acceptable to 1000s wider international community These two groups explored the existing controlled languages and researched texts in several maintenance manuals.
Documentation Standards ATA 100/AECMA 1000D
This page was last edited on 3 Augustat English is the international language of science, technology and human relations. The DTD and Schemas have 1000s modular form. Each item of information, therefore, carries all its own configuration data Retrieved 30 January SD is an international specification for the procurement and production qecma technical publications. In addition, it defines a Common Source Data Base CSDB to provide source information for compilation of the publications and for use in electronic logistics information systems to deliver modules of information direct to the user.
Many readers have a limited knowledge of English. This permits the updating of single data items aec,a necessarily changing the path down the XML tree which points to them. When change is required only the single DM needs to be changed whilst the changed information appears throughout the output, an example of the fundamental CALS philosophy of ‘create once, use many times’ SGML and XML are system and platform independent data formats, thus enabling interchange of technical information across software applications.
Knowledge so partitioned and classified can therefore be shared among many publications, and updating of items in the underlying SD XML document will automatically affect updating of the dependent publications. Retrieved from ” https: For example, it identifies the version of the data module as well as the security settings which determine who can make changes to the module This provides considerable savings in data maintenance and enhances data configuration control.
An actual XML hierarchy must be designed specifically for each different knowledge domain. Issue 7 of the specification fully qecma all previous issues and revisions. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
There is an interface specification with SL Issue 1. The combination of data module code, information types and DM metadata allows a selection of subsets aexma information to be chosen by query or table of contents designed to meet a specific users needs. Information generated is in neutral format, which means it can be used on disparate IT systems. Information is stored in the CSDB in small chunks, called data modules.
That standard is Specification D SD. AECMA SD “incorporates a methodology for storing data in electronic form and provides the capability to output information both in electronic and, if required, paper format.
Data modules have two sections: The results confirmed that a simplified language was necessary. STE was developed to help the readers of English-language documentation understand what they read, particularly when these readers are non-native English speakers.
This metadata controls the actual use of the information. There are no additional charges or royalties required.
This modular design of DTD and Schemas allows for 100d0 update when new types of data modules are required. A small to medium project will often consist of 10, or more data modules. In aviation, it is mandatory to correctly understand maintenance and operation documentation to make sure that systems operate safely and correctly and to protect human lives.
In addition to having a unique name, each data module consists of two parts: The specification has since been modified for use with land, sea, and commercial equipment. With its European origin, the standard aedma naturally penetrated Europe more quickly than the United States The modular concept assists in the generation and simplification of electronic commenting procedures by its ability to readily identify relevant information at the lowest level possible.
1000c purpose of storing discrete chunks of information in the database is to promote reuse of the information in as many different technical documents as possible. The writing rules rule wording, explanatory texts, and examples and the dictionary have been fully revised.