ISO26262 Automotive Functional Safety

Start date: 15 October 2019

Duration: 3 Days

Location: On Semi, Raheen Business Park, Limerick

Certificate: N/A

Cost: Members € 400 ; Non-members € 600

Course code: N/A

Programme overview

This course covers Functional Safety Design of Electronic Systems for automotive applications according to the ISO 26262 International standard.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge of automotive safety requirements, which impact on the design of automotive components. The optional exam on 23rd May provides the possibility of industry certification as ISO26262 Automotive Functional Safety engineer for those who pass the exam and have 3 years relevant functional safety work experience.

Who is the course for?

Developers, project leaders, quality managers who are engaged in the development of automotive safety-related systems based on the international standard ISO 26262.

Course Outline

International Functional Safety Standard ISO 26262

General methods and requirements
Consideration of life cycle aspects of safety-related systems and components
Requirements concerning Management of Functional Safety
Requirements for the evaluation/judgement of Functional Safety
Meaning of Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL)
Definition of requirements according to the chosen ASIL
Consideration of faults and fault models

Definition of measures against faults
– Fault avoidance
– Fault detection and fault control

Consideration during design, development and production phase
– Safety requirement specification
– Verification and validation plan
– Examples of :
Hardware design and verification
Software design and verification
Model-based software design

Calculation of the probability of violation of the safety goal
– Derivation of Reliability Block Diagram for different systems
– Architectural metrics, diagnostic coverage, single point faults metric, latent faults
– Dependent failures, cascading failures, common cause failures
– Example calculation

Constraints and conditions for the phases
– Commissioning, implementation, operation, maintenance
– Operation

Qualification of hardware components
Safety elements out of context (SEooC)

Trainer Profile

Mr. Stefan Goi, from TÜV Rheinland is a member of the German ISO 26262 National Committee (AK 32-08-01), as well as the HW and semiconductor subgroup (AK 32-08-03). Stefan is the Functional Safety Automotive Expert & Trainer at TÜV Rheinland Group. Stefan has 10 years previous work experience for Delphi Automotive Systems, mainly as a HW and system engineer.

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