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1. WO2021061603 - SYSTÈMES ET PROCÉDÉS D'IDENTIFICATION D'UNITÉS REMPLAÇABLES SUR LE TERRAIN À L'AIDE D'UN JUMEAU NUMÉRIQUE

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WHAT IS CLAIMED IS:

1. A computing system comprising a processor and a memory having computer-executable instructions stored therein that, when executed by the processor, are structured to cause the computing system to perform operations comprising:

receiving operating data provided by a telematics circuit associated with an engine system that is remotely disposed relative to the computing system, the operating data comprising information provided by at least one sensor;

based on the operating data, determining a plurality of field-replaceable units (FRUs) associated with the operating data;

generating a computer-based simulation corresponding to at least one degradation level for a FRU of the plurality of FRUs;

identifying a most probable failure by ranking the computer-based simulations across the plurality of FRUs;

generating an electronic notification comprising data associated with the most probable failure; and

transmitting the electronic notification to a computing device.

2. The computing system of claim 1, wherein the instructions, when executed by the processor, are further structured to cause the computing system to perform operations comprising:

validating each computer-based simulation by determining an expected error value of each computer-based simulation; and

ranking each computer-based simulation according to the expected error value.

3. The computing system of claim 2, wherein the instructions, when executed by the processor, are further structured to cause the computing system to perform operations comprising determining the expected error value according to the equation

N

WfDi

å j— 1 (Test);

where i is a number of each successive computer-based simulation for a degradation level for each FRU, N is a total number of successive computer-based simulations for the degradation level, Diff(i) is a cumulative difference between an output value of each computer-based simulation for a predetermined time period and its corresponding actual value determined based on the operating data, Test(i) is a cumulative actual value for the predetermined time period,

4. The computing system of claim 1, wherein the engine system is a first engine system, the FRU is a first FRU, and wherein the instructions, when executed by the processor, are further structured to cause the computing system to perform operations comprising:

receiving additional operating data provided by a second telematics circuit associated with a second engine system;

based on the additional operating data, identifying a second FRU associated with the second engine system, wherein the second FRU and the first FRU correspond to a particular part; and

generating the computer-based simulation corresponding to at least one degradation level for the first FRU, wherein the computer-based simulation is based on the additional operating data for the second FRU.

5. The computing system of claim 1, wherein the notification comprises a standardized code corresponding to the most probable failure.

6. The computing system of claim 5, wherein the standardized code is an OBD-II code.

7. The computing system of claim 5, wherein the standardized code is augmented to include an encoded error descriptor determined based on the computer-based simulation.

8. The computing system of claim 5, wherein the notification comprises a service recommendation.

9. The computing system of claim 1, wherein the operating data further comprises at least one actuation command.

10. A method comprising:

receiving, by a computing system, operating data provided by a telematics circuit associated with an engine system that is remotely disposed relative to the computing system, the operating data comprising information provided by at least one sensor;

based on the operating data, determining, by the computing system, a plurality of field-replaceable units (FRUs) associated with the operating data;

generating, by the computing system, a computer-based simulation corresponding to at least one degradation level for a FRU of the plurality of FRUs;

identifying, by the computing system, a most probable failure by ranking the computer-based simulations across the plurality of FRUs;

generating, by the computing system, an electronic notification comprising data associated with the most probable failure; and

transmitting, by the computing system, the electronic notification to a computing device.

11. The method of claim 10, wherein the method further comprises:

validating, by the computing system, each computer-based simulation by determining an expected error value of each computer-based simulation; and ranking, by the computing system, each computer-based simulation according to the expected error value.

12. The method of claim 11, wherein the method further comprises determining, by the computing system, the expected error value according to the equation


where i is a number of each successive computer-based simulation for a degradation level for each FRU, A is a total number of successive computer-based simulations for the degradation level, Diff(i) is a cumulative difference between an output value of each computer-based simulation for a predetermined time period and its

corresponding actual value determined based on the operating data, Test(i) is a cumulative actual value for the predetermined time period, and wt = —

13. The method of claim 10, wherein the engine system is a first engine system, the FRU is a first FRU, and wherein the method further comprises:

receiving, by the computing system, additional operating data provided by a second telematics circuit associated with a second engine system;

based on the additional operating data, identifying, by the computing system, a second FRU associated with the second engine system, wherein the second FRU and the first FRU correspond to a particular part; and

generating the computer-based simulation corresponding to at least one degradation level for the first FRU, wherein the computer-based simulation is based on the additional operating data for the second FRU.

14. The method of claim 10, wherein the notification comprises a standardized code corresponding to the most probable failure, wherein the standardized code is augmented to include an encoded error descriptor based on the computer-based simulation.

15. The method of claim 10, wherein the operating data further comprises at least one actuation command.

16. A computing system, comprising:

a data management circuit configured to:

receive operating data from a telematics circuit associated with an engine system that is remotely disposed relative to the computing system, the operating data comprising information provided by at least one sensor;

a simulation circuit coupled to the data management circuit, the simulation configured to:

based on the operating data, determine a plurality of field-replaceable units (FRUs) associated with the operating data; and

generate a computer-based simulation corresponding to at least one degradation level for a FRU of the plurality of FRUs; and

a diagnostic circuit coupled to the simulation circuit and the data management circuit, the diagnostic circuit configured to:

identify a most probable failure by ranking the computer-based simulations across the plurality of FRUs;

generate an electronic notification comprising data associated with the most probable failure; and

transmit the electronic notification to a computing device.

17. The computing system of claim 16, wherein the diagnostic circuit is further configured to:

validate each computer-based simulation by determining an expected error value of each computer-based simulation; and

rank each computer-based simulation according to the expected error value.

18. The computing system of claim 17, wherein the diagnostic circuit is further configured to determine the expected error value according to the equation


where i is a number of each successive computer-based simulation for a degradation level for each FRU, N is a total number of successive computer-based simulations for the degradation level, Diff(i) is a cumulative difference between an output value of each computer-based simulation for a predetermined time period and its corresponding actual value determined based on the operating data, Test(i) is a cumulative actual value for the predetermined time period, and wt = —

19. The computing system of claim 16, wherein the engine system is a first engine system, the FRU is a first FRU, wherein the data management circuit is further configured to receive additional operating data provided by a second telematics circuit associated with a second engine system, and wherein the simulation circuit is further configured to:

based on the additional operating data, identify a second FRU associated with the second engine system, wherein the second FRU and the first FRU correspond to a particular part; and

generate the computer-based simulation corresponding to at least one degradation level for the first FRU, wherein the computer-based simulation is based on the additional operating data for the second FRU.

20. The computing system of claim 16, wherein the notification comprises a standardized code augmented to include an encoded error descriptor determined based on the computer-based simulation.