SAFE Safe Automotive soFtware architEcture

Goal

Modern vehicles are equipped with many extremely complex embedded systems integrating a large number of software and hardware components from different suppliers. As many of today’s innovations focus on active or passive safety, there are tough demands on systems reliability and functionality which, in turn, put pressure on development processes. Such challenges require an efficient and cost-effective approach calling for standardisation of methods and architectures for use in system, software, and hardware design.

Additional challenges arise due to upcoming standards. Leading automotive manufacturers and suppliers worked together to develop the automotive open system architecture (AUTOSAR) standard, now widely used in production vehicles and throughout the automotive supply chain. The new ISO 26262 standard addresses functional safety in car electrical/electronic systems, defining requirements for the entire development process.

SAFE addresses those upcoming demands. Therefore, three main objectives are in the focus of SAFE:

  • Extend the AUTOSAR architecture model to integrate effectively artefacts associated with the application of ISO 26262.
  • Enhance methods such as efficient capturing of safety goals and requirements as well as for safety evaluation or conformance testing to benefit from the integrated model.
  • Define an ISO 26262-compliant process on top of model-based development using AUTOSAR.
Persons

Scientific Director

Publications
Reusing a Functional Safety Concept in Variable System Architectures

Markus Oertel, Michael Schulze, Thomas Peikenkamp; Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Model-based Architecting and Construction of Embedded Systems; 09 / 2014

A Contract-Based Installation Methodology for Safety-Related Automotive Systems

Baumgart, Andreas; Technical Papers presented at SAE 2013 World Congress & Exhibition; 004 / 2013

Model-based Application of ISO 26262: The Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment

Marion Suerken, Thomas Peikenkamp; SAE Int. J. Passeng. Cars – Electron. Electr. Syst. ; 2013

Partners
Dassault Systèmes SA
www.3ds.com
ZF Friedrichshafen AG
www.zf.com
Valeo Equipements Electriques Moteur S.A.S.
www.valeo.com
TÜV Nord IFM Institut für Fahrzeugtechnik und Mobilität
www.tuev-nord.de/de/Institut_fuer_Fahrzeugtechnik_und_Mobilitaet_5477.htm
TTTech Computertechnik AG
www.tttech.com
pure-systems GmbH
www.pure-systems.com/
LaBRI - Laboratoire Bordelais de Recherche en Informatique
www.labri.fr
Infineon Technologies AG
www.infineon.com
Continental Automotive GmbH
www.conti-online.com
FZI Forschungszentrum Informatik
www.fzi.de
fortiss GmbH
www.fortiss.org
ContinentalTeves
www.contiteves.com
Continental Trading France SAS
www.vdo.fr
BMW Car IT GmbH
www.bmw-carit.de
AVL LIST GmbH
www.avl.com
aquintos GmbH
www.aquintos.com

Duration

Start: 30.06.2011
End: 29.06.2014

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