(19)
(11)EP 2 207 072 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
05.01.2011 Bulletin 2011/01

(43)Date of publication A2:
14.07.2010 Bulletin 2010/28

(21)Application number: 09178239.1

(22)Date of filing:  07.12.2009
(51)Int. Cl.: 
G05B 23/02  (2006.01)
(84)Designated Contracting States:
AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO SE SI SK SM TR
Designated Extension States:
AL BA RS

(30)Priority: 23.12.2008 US 342562

(71)Applicant: Honeywell International Inc.
Morristown, NJ 07962 (US)

(72)Inventors:
  • Goericke, Jan
    Morristown, NJ 07962-2245 (US)
  • Moeckly, Kevin
    Morristown, NJ 07962-2245 (US)
  • Stramiello, Andy
    Morristown, NJ 07962-2245 (US)
  • Ling, Richard
    Morristown, NJ 07962-2245 (US)

(74)Representative: Buckley, Guy Julian 
Patent Outsourcing Limited 1 King Street
Bakewell Derbyshire DE45 1DZ
Bakewell Derbyshire DE45 1DZ (GB)

  


(54)Operations support systems and methods with engine diagnostics


(57) An operations support system for an engine includes a diagnostics unit configured to receive engine data from the engine and to generate condition indicators based on the engine data using a thermodynamic model. The thermodynamic model is based on component maps associated with the engine. The system further includes a fault classification unit coupled to the diagnostic unit and configured to generate health indicators based on the condition indicators.