[i10] Warning and Degradation Concept … a different view

As an automotive system developer, you might well know the meaning of a Warning and Degradation Concept. It describes the various ways, how any irregular and potentially hazardous behavior of the vehicle or a part of it is being handled, if it is not possible to reach a safe state within the so-called Fault Tolerant Read More …

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[i09] The ISO26262 Concept Phase visualized – Structuring the first ideas

There is a first rough idea what the designated product shall do. Good! – Or maybe there is already a product and you just want to upgrade its functionality. Also fine! But what’s next? – How do you really get started with system development? – And how to consider safety? – Actually these very first Read More …

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[i07] Presentation on innovative safety methodology at ISSC2015

Together with my co-authors, Dieter Fasol and Peter Bunus, I am happy to announce that we successfully submitted the contribution “A Model-Based Safety and Dependability Methodology for Missile Safety Engineering” at the 33rd International System Safety Conference (ISSC2015) taking place right this week, Aug 24-27 2015 in San Diego, California. ISSC 2015 San Diego The Read More …

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[i04] Electrical HV-Propulsion System of Light Rail Vehicles

Light rail vehicles are typical applications of electrical high-voltage propulsion systems. Since decades trams are driven by electrical motors, supplied by power fed into the vehicle from the overhead line via the pantograph. Apart from this basic architecture today’s urban transportation vehicles have less in common with the old-style tram you might have in mind. Read More …

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