Prognostics for Aerospace Propulsion Systems
1.1 Purpose This document applies to prognostics of aerospace propulsion systems. Its purpose is to define the meaning of prognostics in this context, explain their potential and limitations, and to provide guidelines for potential approaches for use in existing condition monitoring environments. It also includes some examples. 1.2 Field of Application This document seeks to meet the increasing interest in prognostics for aerospace propulsion systems. Specifically, the document tries to provide a timely guideline for applying prognostic technologies to enhance the capability of current monitoring and diagnostic systems. Some examples are provided that are intended to illustrate different approaches and methodologies.