Lessons Learned Developing ISO 26262 Supervisory Controllers for EV/HEV

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 12:00 pm U.S. EDT

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This 30-minute Webinar shares lessons learned during the development of several EV/HEV controllers including the M560 OpenECU – from prototyping through production – while satisfying ISO 26262 ASIL D safety goals. An overview of the development experience shows specific areas where satisfying ISO 26262 is not as technically difficult as it is culturally challenging. It also discusses the importance of balancing prototyping activities to support aggressive automotive project schedules with the diligence required for functional safety.

This will be followed by a technical discussion focused on specific examples demonstrating that the benefit of understanding full system requirements (both safety and non-safety) cannot be underestimated. For instance, considering the entire system, rather than just functionality of the VCU in isolation, results in simpler, more cost-effective controller architecture.


The webinar ends with an audience Q&A.


                                             

Speaker:



Allan Watson, Functional Safety Manager, Pi Innovo

Allan Watson is the Functional Safety Manager at Pi Innovo, a company dedicated to designing, developing, and customizing ECUs. He joined Pi in 2004 after working as a vehicle engineer with Ford Motor Company. His more than 18 years’ experience of systems engineering and embedded software for safety-related systems provides leadership in both the functional safety process and technical aspects of the engineering and project management disciplines. Allan’s experience includes 10 years of DO-178 for general aviation, and he is recognized as a functional safety professional by SGS TuV SAAR for ISO 26262. Allan holds a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.



Moderator: 

Lisa Arrigo, SAE International
 

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  • Vehicle supervisory control
  • EV/HEV systems
  • Engine control
  • Communications / Gateway
  • Chassis (ESC, ABS)
  • Autonomy
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