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The selection and single event upset testing of a DSP processor for a LEO satellite
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: After successful use of a DSP processor onboard the SUNSAT satellite, the need arose for a faster floating-point processor. A list of possible processors was generated from various selection criteria. ...
Feasibility of the PowerPc 603ETM for a LEO satellite on-board computer
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: For space designs, just as for terrestrial applications, the appetite for more computing power is virtually insatiable. Further, like portable applications, space use implies severe power constraints. ...